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Category: Mitsubishi
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Experience:  17 years experience as a auto mechanic, foreign and domestic.5 years running my own repair business.
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hi - my 52 plate 1.9 diesel spacestar has lost power. no strange

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hi - my 52 plate 1.9 diesel spacestar has lost power. no strange noises - engine is ticking over just fine. the rev counter is still reading accurately when i apply the accelerator but can't get above @ 20mph.
any ideas?

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Doug C. replied 5 years ago.

Are you getting a normal amount of exhaust pressure at the tail pipe when idling or revving, or does it feel like nothing/little is coming out?
Do you have any unusual smoking?