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Sun Nov 11, 2012, 09:59 AM

What usually happens to your engine performance if you either

A) buy gas with water in it, or

B) buy gas that has dirt and stuff in it?

I ask because after my first fill up after The Storm, when I depress the accelerator, the tachometer's RPMs go to 3 or 4 and the velocity stays the same and it takes several minutes for my car to be at the speed where my stick is. (Example: In 4th or 5th gear and the car's going 25 mph while the tach needle is at 3.)

Any advice is welcome. Thanks.

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no_hypocrisy Nov 2012 OP
Fumesucker Nov 2012 #1
no_hypocrisy Nov 2012 #2
no_hypocrisy Nov 2012 #3
Gold Metal Flake Nov 2012 #4
no_hypocrisy Nov 2012 #5
Gold Metal Flake Nov 2012 #6
no_hypocrisy Nov 2012 #7
DavisKujala Jan 2013 #8


Response to Fumesucker (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:45 AM

2. I'll bet that's it!!! Will check in with you later!

Problem in Accelerating: If in spite of stepping on the gas, the speed of the vehicle is the same (no acceleration), then it is a clear sign.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:41 AM

3. Update

I so wish you were right.

Car's on a hydraulic lift now. New clutch and new transmission.

Ouch.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #3)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:14 AM

4. Slipping clutch might only need adjustment. Trans itself should not be affected by slipping clutch.

Try to get second opinion before authorizing work.

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Response to Gold Metal Flake (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:32 AM

5. 150,000 miles makes for a compelling argument to replace the clutch.

I wish it were only slipping.

Last car made it to 200,000 before I needed a new clutch.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #5)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:36 AM

6. I'm not saying the clutch should not replace. But...

You wrote: "New clutch and new transmission."

Why new trans?

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Response to Gold Metal Flake (Reply #6)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:41 AM

7. Partial trans. More like an essential bracket.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 04:48 AM

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