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Replace the distribuator and now the car runs, but has put…

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Replace the distribuator and...

Replace the distribuator and now the car runs , but has put in gear not enough power to make it go

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?

1986 Chrysler fifth ave,318 5.2 L

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Fifth Ave yourself? What have you tried so far?

Replace the bobina , distribuator , and the fuel control system,

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That's all , it's starts right up

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Chrysler Mechanic: eric remington,
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do you think ts a transmission not working or engine by the way it feels?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Car was running fine , lost power stall , check fuel pump , good fuel Check bobina , was week replace it , check distribuator no power , now engine runs , but once in gear not enough power to make it go
Chrysler Mechanic: eric remington,
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Is engine timing correct easy to put distributor in wrong is exhaust clogged does it misfire??

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
The car idles fine , no misfire ,.
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Once put into gear looses all power
Chrysler Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 10 months ago

so maybe transmission? does it go into reverse?

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Chrysler Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 10 months ago

in park will it go to 3000 rpm easy?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
in park you can raise to red line , it will go in to reverse or drive just not enough power to make it move ,. Would improper timing cause the engine to be week ?
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Come on you guys took my money and I ain't getting no answers
Chrysler Mechanic: EricFromCT, ASE Certified Technician replied 10 months ago
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Yes, improper timing will cause the car to have no power.

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