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Old 02-11-2011, 10:55 PM
lovemud lovemud is offline
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ok here's the deal. i was driving down the high way and went to hit the gas and my serpentine belt started to squealing an then i got what sounds like a vacuum leak but only when i hit the gas. as soon ass soon as i let up off the gas the sound stops. at the same time when the sound is going on i loose power and cant accelerate all that much. dose any one have a clue what may be going on?
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Old 02-11-2011, 11:24 PM
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I would say the air box lid/cover has come loose, the vaccum sound is the air sucking hard and the POW the lid moves off. Check your clamps, make sure everything is were it should be.


squelling and loosing power...... I would say your alternator seized up.


But yeah, loosing power, cant excelerate a lot sounds like the air box lid popped, filter fell off the MAF and your sucking to much air accross the MAF
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