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MellowApathy
07-16-2005, 07:07 PM
i was driving my 92 manual four days ago when the check engine light came on and my engine lost power but still would drive and start the car from a stop. It would run with full boost going a little below neutral at idle and i couldnt rev the motor past ~2500 rpm and runs real rough. this lasted for about 5 miles then returned to normal. i didnt have time this week to fix it and hoped it wouldnt come back too soon. It started doing this agian today, i checked to besure i had all my belts and the pullies dont appear to be loose ive got engine and blower oil and i am able to turn off and start the engine while its doing this.

but the real issue is i need to drive 250 miles to a wedding that im the best man at on sunday, and it doesnt show any signs of going away this time

any help would be greatly appreaceated

SCaddict
07-17-2005, 02:25 AM
Check your balancer and see if it is wobbling.

Tickler
07-17-2005, 05:44 AM
a koeo wouldint hurt, http://www.corral.net/tech/maintenance/eecivtest.html