[20v] '91 CQ erratic power loss

Christopher Gharibo cgharibo at usa.net
Mon Feb 2 18:01:09 PST 2015

Thanks for the info. How do I check the cool & ignition switch?

They're both original and the car drives fine otherwise. 

Thank you. 

On Feb 2, 2015, at 4:42 PM, Peter Schulz <p.schulz at verizon.net> wrote:


Two thoughts:
Ignition switch
Ignition Coil
You can check each without replacing.


> On Feb 2, 2015, at 4:35 PM, Christopher Gharibo <cgharibo at usa.net> wrote:
> My '91 CQ drives great with one caveat. 
> Most of the time, at full throttle, the car suddenly loses power and regains it all in a matter of seconds. It's as if the ECU is changing to a different program or the AC compressor is kicking in and out, although AC is off. 
> Any advice would be appreciated. 
> Thank you. 
> CG
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-Peter Schulz
Chelmsford Ma, USA

1995 S6 Sedan Cashmere/Black
1995.5 S6 Avant Silver/Platinum
1993 S4 Black/Black
1994 S4 Silver/Black parts car
1991 CQ Silver/Black
1991 CQ Silver/Platinum (eS2 recipient) 
1991 CQ Pearl Black Shell 

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