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Car losing acceleration

(1995 Chrysler Cirrus)
in Staples, MN on September 27, 2009
I have a 95 Cirrus, that sometimes, loses acceleration. First time this happened, I was traveling at 65mph, I had my cruise set and the cruise just shut off. I went to hit the gas pedal to get my car back up to speed, but I had no acceleration. I coasted to an off ramp, and my car died when it was almost to a complete stop. We towed it home later that day and my car ran just fine. For 2 weeks driving around town, never had an issue with it. Took it back out of town, it made it to my destination (about 80 miles) went to come home 2 days later and about 15 miles out of town, I lost acceleration again, this time my car didnt die, it wanted to but didnt. Started it up about an hour later and it sputtered a little, we hit the gas and it snapped out of it. Any ideas what this is??
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on September 27, 2009
I am not too familiar with the pre OBDII vehicles. But I do know that chrysler has an issue with cam and crack sensors that could give you this kind of symptom. I would do a little research and see if the cirrus has crank and cam sensor problems.
on April 07, 2013
I am having the exact same problem with my 1995 New Yorker. What did you find out on your Cirrus? you can email me at
on August 26, 2010
fuel pump check that first.
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