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Old 10-09-2006   #1
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hi guys.
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hope u can help me...... ive just recently purched a 51 plate punto 1.2 sporting with 55k on the clock. it was running fine untill yesterday when it lost power sounded tinny under heavy acceleration (not the sporty sound i was getting) and now has a top speed of about 75 depending on wind conditions and road andle. i have tried droping down the gears to improve the speed but even with the pedal burried 2 the floor it still wont go any faster. does any1 know wats up?... please help!!! thanx
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Re: lack of power

engine managment light on?
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nope the engine management light isnt on
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try using injector cleaner
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Check all your spark plugs dude. I had this and found that one of my spark plugs had all the ceramic broken off from around the middle pin!
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hey guys thanx for the info, i took the car to the garage i got it from, he checked everything and found the tha cat converter had collapsed limitin emissions. thanx 4 all ur help though
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