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2001 Nissan Pathfinder Question: Engine responds sluggishly during high speed acceleration

 

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Wally Pop, Greencastle, PA, April 09, 2009, 13:37
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Vehicle's engine hesitates and/ or responds sluggishly when attempting to accelerate while climbing steep grades at relatively high speeds (typically worse at 70 mpg and 3500 - 4000 rpm).

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    April 10, 2009, 17:21
     Journeyman

    There are many factors that would contribute to a sluggish condition. Is vehicle properly tuned , Fuel Filter restriction, Air filter restriction, Engine misfire, Vacuum leaks, Vehicle sensors working properly, Proper fuel pressure to injectors. Your local Repair shop should perform a full diagnostic and inspect for any Trouble Codes that may also cause any running problems.

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