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Old 11-26-2012, 03:49 PM   #1
1984 Laser Turbo Idles Rough & Loses Power  
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Hello again everyone,

I need your help, my Chrysler Laser idles bad and engine shakes at low RPM, it also loses power and Boggs down when I give it some gas on the road. It seems to work ok if I accelerate very slowly.

I replaced the gas filter and had all the sensors checked by a mechanic shop and they say all sensors are working well. They think the shaking may be due to bad harmonic balancer?

I also replace the catalytic converter

I need help


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Old 11-26-2012, 09:24 PM   #2
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Not a pro here, but I had similar issues with my Shelby a while back, and I found it to be rusty fuel from the gas tank. The odd part, my fuel filter was clean to! I ended up replacing the whole fuel tank...
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:32 AM   #3
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Our cars do not use a Harmonic Balancer.

You need to verify All Basics are Correct.
1)Are any Fault Codes set?
2)Fuel Pressure correct?
3)Cam/Ignition Timing correct?
4)Map Output Voltage and Engine Vacuum correct?
5)Ignition System and Components ok, Plugs Worn or Fouled?
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:55 PM   #4
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Thank you, I am going to replace the gas tank, since the old one is very rusty.
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