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      11-30-2017, 08:59 PM   #1
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Feeling a lack of power lately

These last few days I've been feeling little lack of power while driving, I mainly noticed it today with my M Mode with Power on.

What would be the cause of this issue? Im going to be replacing my spark plugs anyways so if its something else I might as well order it all at once

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      12-01-2017, 11:25 PM   #3
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Figured, thanks
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      12-02-2017, 03:22 AM   #5
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Maybe, I do live in rainy Vancouver, but when I do put it down its just not as raw feeling as before
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These last few days I've been feeling little lack of power while driving, I mainly noticed it today with my M Mode with Power on.

What would be the cause of this issue? Im going to be replacing my spark plugs anyways so if its something else I might as well order it all at once

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These last few days I've been feeling little lack of power while driving, I mainly noticed it today with my M Mode with Power on.

What would be the cause of this issue? Im going to be replacing my spark plugs anyways so if its something else I might as well order it all at once

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Butt dynos are notoriously unreliable. If it truly feels down on power, pay for it to be dynoed and see for yourself.
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It's the "Modding bug" Gary. What once seemed fast, now isn't. Start off modding slowly like a test pipe or new shifter knob. Do not go straight to super charging, because when the modding bug hits you again their will be no where to go for more speed. When I was your age I was driving a 1973 Buick Centurion convertible, yea I know I know, I was a pretty cool cat. Good luck with the bug buddy.
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Absolutely not.

Unless the engine is misfiring and the OP actually finds a bad plug.
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Absolutely not.

Unless the engine is misfiring and the OP actually finds a bad plug.
I just started having little stutters when in M Sport+, at a red light when I step on the gas the car will make a weird exhaust noise as if its jamming up
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As if what is jamming up?

Driving modes make no difference in how the engine runs.
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As if what is jamming up?

Driving modes make no difference in how the engine runs.
Its hard to explain, if I step on the gas (It happens randomly) imagine your tires spinning but stuttering.

I'd have to have a recording for it, but Im getting new plugs anyways
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Sounds more like a coil/coils to me. Hopefully the plugs will fix it.
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Sounds more like a coil/coils to me. Hopefully the plugs will fix it.
Should I replace the coils with the plugs anyways?
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Sounds more like a coil/coils to me. Hopefully the plugs will fix it.
Should I replace the coils with the plugs anyways?
No, they are expensive to do all 8. Start with the plugs and let's hope that works.
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No, they are expensive to do all 8. Start with the plugs and let's hope that works.
okay dad Ill do that
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I’m talking out of my a$$ here, but could it be throttle actuators?
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No, they are expensive to do all 8. Start with the plugs and let's hope that works.
okay dad Ill do that
Lol lol lol. True statement, but I'm only helping you because I'm not able to help myself. Ask..
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Iím talking out of my a$$ here, but could it be throttle actuators?
If it is, then Iím still under warranty so I can get them replaced, but itís gonna take a long ass phone call
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Bad Coil packs usually produce a distinct misfire and/or stumble generating fault codes.
When beginning to fail it's often under high heat conditions.

Have you checked fault codes, before you randomly start replacing parts?????
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Bad Coil packs usually produce a distinct misfire and/or stumble generating fault codes.
When beginning to fail it's often under high heat conditions.

Have you checked fault codes, before you randomly start replacing parts?????
I donít have my scanner at this time, someone packed t up while I was gone since Iím moving
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