Not enough power to drive down the road

Asked by Apr 13, 2019 at 12:35 AM about the 2003 Mazda Protege

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car will crank and ideal but does not have the
power to drive it it is really sluggish booges down

4 Answers


Start with your plugs and fuel pressure.

Some one told me maybe the mass air flow sensor are something with the throttle body sensor but not sure i just know it ideals rough and barley will move cause it booges down when you hit the gas pedal


Catalytic converter might be clogged. Scan for codes first


If the engine's sluggish and won't accelerate from idle, you might just need a major tune-up, but it's more likely due to a fuel pump going out.

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