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Straight shift truck loses power when starting from stop at traffic light.

(1999 Chevrolet S10)
in Raleigh, NC on May 17, 2012
The engine runs fine and I can get the truck moving by down shifting but it won't go over 15mph. Once the engine cools down it will run fine again. This is an intermittent fault
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on May 17, 2012
Any CEL on? Have you had the fuel pressure and volume checked? May have internal trans probs related to hot fluid?
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on May 18, 2012
There are no warning lights of any kind. The gears still shift smoothly and I can get a little bit of power every time I downshift so I have always been able to get it off the road.
on May 18, 2012
I would have the fuel pressure and volume checked and also have it checked for clogged exhaust causing too much back pressure.
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