why no power going up a hill

Asked by Jul 08, 2018 at 10:10 AM about the 1996 Geo Tracker

Question type: General

why will 1997 geo has no power going up hill . 25 mph is about max speed

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What symptoms do you get aside from the lack of power? Does the motor strain a lot or anything?


I would guess that the ignition timing is retarding to the point of base timing to prevent detonation, if you can get your hands on a scanner that reads live data it can be very helpful

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