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Old 02-27-2011, 02:39 PM   #1
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Torque Loss

A few days ago I realized a HUGE torque loss in my car. When I used to blip the throttle to rev match, it would goto ~4k rpm, and now it only hits ~2K with the same pressure.

Very low power behind the wheels in any gear. It feels like my trunk is full of bricks, but my RPM stays very low.

Any thoughts?
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Old 02-27-2011, 03:00 PM   #2
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Does it rev clean? If its idling and you hit wot will it rev cleanly to redline?
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Old 02-27-2011, 05:03 PM   #3
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In neutral, it will cleanly get to red line --- but it takes more gas then before.
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Old 02-27-2011, 07:39 PM   #4
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Throttle position sensor maybe? Is the CEL on?
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Old 02-27-2011, 08:16 PM   #5
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If its just resistance on the pedal then your throttle cable needs adjusting.
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:51 PM   #6
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CEL is not on.

I also just noticed that the brake system is also off. If i'm coming to a complete stop, and gradually slowing down with the brakes, I realize that the pedal is depressed all the way and it's still "coasting" a bit --- no sudden jerk when you brake all the way.

Throttle cable and brake cable related?
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there is no brake cable(from the pedal) ....
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:53 AM   #8
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lol, it could be so many things.
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