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It will not go over 20 mph no matter how hard you push on…

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It will not go...

It will not go over 20 mph no matter how hard you push on the gas pedal

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

Not a gas hog start same as always

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

It's a 2005 ford taurus

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

Yes but I have not tried anything yet

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

I want to buy the car from someone

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Ford
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So far the possible causes that come to mind are a clogged catalytic converter, a concern with the transaxle not upshifting, a brake drag issue.

Any warning lights on, is the engine misfiring or bogging down?

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Hello, Chris here again,

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