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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-13-09, 08:48 AM Thread Starter
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frown 1993 Cougar XR7 5.0 HO V8 no power

Car was running great until I did a standard tune-up (plugs, wires, cap, rotor button, fuel filter, air filter) then it started to sound like it was missing and it was hesitating. Now when I step on the gas, I have no power. She idles ok. Please help!

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Re: 1993 Cougar XR7 5.0 HO V8 no power

Hmmm. I don't mean to sound off-beat or anything, but the wires were installed tight and in the correct firing order? Plugs were gaped correctly before they were installed?

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Re: 1993 Cougar XR7 5.0 HO V8 no power

Got it figured out. #3 Catalytic converter was really clogged and the timing was slightly off. Fireing order was right( verified three times), plugs gaped right (verified twice), wires on tight (crimped to ensure). Thanks for the input though.
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