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ok. i have an 88 lebaron GTS and it has just a stock 2.5l 4cyl. engine but, it has an issue.
when i step on the gas(not punchin' it but, just leaving a stopsign) it dies down and then starts to speed up.
its like a delayed reaction. my thinking is its not getting enough air to burn all the fuel?

am i right or is there an answer to this? anyone had a similar problem or know anyone who does/did? and how did they or do i fix it?

thanks,
Justin
 

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Why does everyone always whine about turbo lag? :p
Do what ^ said if you haven't. Don't forget a fuel filter & GOOD fuel system cleaner like the Mopar stuff. Most of the parts store brands are hardly anything more than an $8 bottle of kerosene. The Mopar stuff actually works.
 

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it cant be a "turbolag" because it doesn't have a turbo. its just a stock 2.5l 4cyl.

I already replaced the plugs,wires,and cap. and im pretty sure the timing is fine.

is there anything else that could be holding it back?
 

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"Pretty sure" doesn't fix cars.
You never stated whether or not it was a turbo car, and I was kidding about lag. Are there any codes stored? How long since your last fuel filter change? Get some throttle body spray cleaner along with the other cleaner.
 

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Check for a plugged cat to diagnose a little hesitation? OK Better check the wheel bearings, too. :rolleyes:
Believe it or not, it happened to me. Hesitation off idle, less noticable while driving. Took it to my buddy at Doug's in Mich. He replaced the cat with a straight pipe and hesitation went away. Started easier and performance increased also. No other changes made at that time, so it had to be the cat.
Later installed a hi-flow cat.
:) If you're going to check the WB's, check the kanoodsin valve while you're down there :) !!
 
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