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2001 Ford Focus Question: no acceleration going up hills

 

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Visitor, 2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Duluth, MN, June 01, 2011, 10:23

i just had the valve gasket cover replaced along with the plugs and wires. that very same day i started having trouble accelerating up hills no matter how much gas i give the car just creeps along

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    Brian Glastetter June 01, 2011, 20:02
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    I suspect that there might be a problem during installation of the spark plugs or wires. A vacuum line may have been knocked off or a sensor not plugged in. Bring it back to the shop that performed the work for a diagnostic. Explain the details of the symptoms so they can recheck their work.

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