El camino accelaration issues

Asked by May 26, 2018 at 05:16 PM about the 1981 Chevrolet El Camino

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car starts fine and drives fine but as it reaches
around 30mph it sounds different kind of like its
struggling and its like jumping and hard to
accelerate further but when i reach higher speeds
it goes fine again, what could it be?

3 Answers

45

Maybe the cat is clogged or it is misfiring

116,025

Probably time for a tune up and possibly a carburetor rebuild.

check vacuum lines?

Your Answer:

El Camino

Looking for a Used El Camino in your area?

CarGurus has thousands of nationwide listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Shortcuts

Chevrolet El Camino Experts

  • #1
    Js08016
    Reputation
    390
  • #2
    John Brensinger
    Reputation
    380
  • #3
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
9 Great Deals out of 1,001 listings starting at $4,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
20 Great Deals out of 989 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang
24 Great Deals out of 1,221 listings starting at $3,995
Used Chevrolet Corvette
8 Great Deals out of 544 listings starting at $11,700
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
14 listings starting at $6,990
Used Dodge Challenger
18 Great Deals out of 1,002 listings starting at $10,990
Used Dodge Charger
36 Great Deals out of 918 listings starting at $4,500
Used Ford F-150
126 Great Deals out of 11,263 listings starting at $369
Used Chevrolet Malibu
45 Great Deals out of 1,985 listings starting at $2,390

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.