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Old 08-19-2008, 10:40 AM   #1
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I have a 91 southwind with a ford 460
we are traveling through the mountaind and it is very hot we loose power on the hills down to 5mph we have replaced the fuel pump in march and cahnged the filter yesterday. could this just be vapor lock or cataletic convertor cooler weather yesterday and ran not too bad ???
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I have a 91 southwind with a ford 460
we are traveling through the mountaind and it is very hot we loose power on the hills down to 5mph we have replaced the fuel pump in march and cahnged the filter yesterday. could this just be vapor lock or cataletic convertor cooler weather yesterday and ran not too bad ???
any sugestions would be helpful
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I would suggest having a diagnostic check done on the engine and a pressure check on the in-flow side of the catalytic converter. Difficult to speculate on the cause of your power loss.
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