Do you press the gas pedal when shifting?

Shifting Into First What you want to do is take your (right) foot off the brake, and gently press down on the accelerator (gas pedal), as you're gently taking your (left) foot off the clutch.

Once you do it successfully, you're in first gear and you're driving.

This is the step that needs the most practice.

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When you press the gas pedal the engine dies?

No! That could never happen. Okay now for an answer. Your car sounds as if it is starving for fuel so I would start at the fuel filter. How long since it was changed? Have you had the injectors cleaned? In some cases it could be timing but I'd start with getting the fuel system checked out. By th...

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Car dies when not pressing gas pedal?

what kind of car is it

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When pressing gas pedal small hazitation?

Could be a dirty fuel filter, maybe you need a tune up, possibly a bad coil or coil boot. May also be a bad runner valve. I'd start with the fuel filter and go from there. Good luck

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What if the Gas pedal becomes jammed do you press hard on the gas pedal?

Slip the shift into neutral immediately, pull over when it is safe to do so, put the vehicle in park and shut the engine off.

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How do you fix a 2000 Mazda 323 when it runs slow when you press the gas pedal and seconds later increases the power in a single shift?

Your engine is doing that because it uses a single barrel carbie, the main air flap gets caught which is common in this vehicle. The easiest way to fix this is to take the air filter off and remove the carbie. Then either get it sandblasted or replace it with a cleaner, properly functioning one f...

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If the gas pedal becomes jammed should you press hard on the gas pedal?

False. If the gas pedal becomes jammed slip the shift into neutral, pull over when safe to do so, park the vehicle, shut the engine off then call for a tow truck or a mechanic.

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If you gas pedal becomes jammed press hard on the gas pedal?

False. If the gas pedal becomes jammed slip the shift into neutral, pull over when safe to do so, park the vehicle, shut the engine off then call for a tow truck or a mechanic.

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What might cause a loud roaring noise when you press the gas pedal down?

If you have a clutch it could be slipping. It may also be a problem with the muffler or exhaust system. You may also have a very powerful engine.

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Why does your car sound like a lawn mower when you press the gas pedal?

Because your fan blade clutch is eather getting old or brand new. What kind of car is it?

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Car won't start unless you press the gas pedal?

because u have a cheep car and have no $$ you need to buy a starter a new one

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Why does your car turn off when you press the gas pedal?

You Should Take It To A Garage

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What is wrong when a car Hesitates when you press on gas pedal?

Depends....could be alot of things whether carbed or fuel injected.. if scannable, do so. 96 and up for free at some parts stores. Advance auto will. Pre-96 will need different scanners or code reader.

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Why does your car make a noise when you press the gas pedal?

I am having the same issue with my Jeep 2003 . I changed the AC clatch a week back ...I t was good for a couple of days but came back again

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How come when you press the gas pedal your car does not respond and dies?

Without more info here are 2 "edutated" guesses Sounds like "limp home" mode due to a bad Mass Air sensor or the MAS plug is loose. Make sure before you buy a MAS they cost $350 last time I bought one. It could also be a badly clogged fuel filter.

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What is the problem when your car bogS down when the gas pedal is pressed?

maby your acclator pump is not working you might have a vaccume leak your carb may be to big for the motor

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What happens when you press the brake pedal?

When you press on the brake pedal, your foot moves a lever that forces a piston into a long, narrow cylinder filled with hydraulic fluid.

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Why is there resistance on your gas pedal when you press it?

Occasionally the gas pedal will have some resistance when you press it. You could check and lube gas pedal, gas cable, and throttle itself.

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What causes idle speed to stay up when you press and release gas pedal?

Could be automatic choke stuck by bent spring or throtle linkage

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Car won't start without pressing gas pedal?

Really need more info, like what year and model. If your car is carburated that would be normal.

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Why should one press the gas pedal in turns?

Who told you that you should? You are not in a RWD vehicle racing are you?

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I can not press the gas pedal down?

Broken or worn control cable?Bad throttle body?

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Why do you get a clicking noise when you press the brake pedal?

you most likely have low brake fluid or if it stops fine its just an annoying noise

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91 camaro rs do not move when gas pedal is pressed but when released the car moves for a few seconds and then stop and starts to turn off Every time the gas pedal is pressed this happens?

I have a 1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS, and I had the same problem. If the check engine light comes on, it could be the distributor cap and rotor. As for the stopping and sputtering of RPM's, it could be the fuel pump. I replaced my distributor cap and rotor and got a new fuel pump, and my car is work...

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What causes the rattle noise from your engine when you press on the gas pedal in your car?

TOO LOW OF OCTANE.TRY 89 IF STILL RATTLES GO TO 91 OR 93 OCTANE. U WILL DAMAGE YOUR ENGINE WITH TOO LOW OCTANE.

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Why does your car not move when the gas pedal is pressed?

This has happened to me. Sometimes it can be a number of things; is the car in park, is the emergency break on, is there a block under a tire, etc. It could also be a faulty line or wire. It may seem unnecessary but call a mechanic and let him/her know.

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Why does your car stall when you press the gas pedal or you put it in reverse?

youre lifting the clutch up to quick

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Why is it when you press your gas pedal the car hesitate to pick up speed and when you press down on it the pedal feels loose then go to normal after awhile?

This is not normal. If your car is doing this, get it checked out.

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When you press down on your gas pedel the car dies if you fether the gas pedal it will stay running on a 300zx tt?

It sounds as if you have a vacuum leak. Try plugging your intake carefully with a towel and then check again using someone as assistance to increase RPM. If the engine still dies then take notice of the position of the pedal at which point of height it dies at. There is a sensor called TPS or Thr...

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Do you shift gears while pedaling?

Completely stopping pedaling will not let you shift gears at all.You do have to reduce the tension in the top of the chain to shift front, so pedal, but with small force.It is normal to reduce pedaling force when shifting.

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How do you fix a gas pedal that sticks on a stick shift?

change return spring or try some carb. cleaner

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Which pedal do you press when you want to stop a car?

The brake pedal of coarse. It is usually the bigger and wider one of the pedals.

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Have to press gas pedal to start car?

What is the year of your car? If it is TBI Throttle body injected it could be your elcetric choke is bad. Which could cause this to happen by not letting enough air flow to your engine causing it have a rough idle or die. It could be the cable itself needs to be adjusted.

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What would be wrong if the car sputters when you're driving and press the gas pedal to accelerate?

You might want to check your fuel line filter, vacuum hoses, EGR valve, ECT, air filter, spark plugs and wires. These are the most common parts that would cause that type of problem. If the "check engine" light is on, take to the nearest autozone and they can they tell you exactly what is wrong..

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What causes the clicking noise from my engine when i press on the gas pedal in my car?

Sounds like maybe you need to check your oil.... it may be empty. If it is you'll want to add a quart or two before you drive to the repair shop. Your engine will seize without oil and there is no way to repair that other than to replace the engine.IMPROVE: You also may have a broken timing belt ...

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What would cause a 1991 Cadillac Brougham to bog down or hesitate when the gas pedal is pressed?

HAD THE SAME PROBLEM IT IS YOUR "TPS" SENSOR located on the TBI. Lots of things, but most probably carb or air related. In cold weather only ? Add the choke related problems. As for carb or air, I'd start checking the vacuum lines for leaks or kinks, because they are simpler to check and cheaper ...

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With vehicle is in park a loud noise from rear of vehicle when the gas pedal is pressed down?

when the vehicle is parked they are raising the motor, Or when passing by it rattles the window

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What would make a stick shift car hum when pushing gas pedal?

It's not in the right gear. It means your going too fast for what gear it is set in. If it hums, put it into a higher gear e.g. if it hums when in 3rd gear, put it in 4th and the humming will stop.

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What happens when you press the accelerator pedal of the car?

In a gasoline fuel injected vehicle the pedal pulls on a cable attached to the engine's throttle, causing it to open. This allows air to be sucked into the engine. A sensor on the throttle causes the fuel injectors to spray fuel into the engine. The air and fuel mix, enter the combustion chamber ...

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How do you fix radio shutting off when gas pedal is applied and turns on after gas pedal is released?

Loose connection, possibly at the antenna. As the car accelerates the antenna is pushed back by wind and shorts to the chassis.

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What can you do if you press on the gas pedal and the car won't run as you expect but the engine is blowing more?

Check your Transmission fluid level.

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What happens when you step on the gas pedal?

When you step on the gas pedal you initiate a process that delivers air and fuel to the engine.As the gas pedal is pressed, it turns a pivot that in turn pulls the throttle wire.The throttle wire is connected to a throttle linkage.

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Why will my car not start unless i press on the gas pedal?

if it has a carburetor it is normal

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Why does my Car wont stay on unless the gas pedal is pressed?

It could be a lot of different things. I would check the idle speed unless it's computer controlled. If the idle speed is computer controlled you can't adjust it and it probably isn't the problem anyway.

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Why do you hear a knocking sound when you push the gas pedal while driving?

You're hearing what's known as "detonation", which is caused by the fuel-air mixture igniting instantaneously, rather than in a controlled, smooth burn. Since its pressure spike arrives way too soon in the cycle, the pistons are hammered back down in their bores before they've reached the top. Be...

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What causes a car to speed up without pressing on the gas pedal?

going down hill, cruise control, a strong wind, getting rear ended by someone whos going twice as fast.

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What is wrong when a clutch pedal is half pressed and at the same time the accelerator is pressed?

if I understand the question you asked correctly, I would say you are in need of a clutch but it might need adjustment but not likely.

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When you press the brake pedal on your Hyundai accent there sounds like air escaping from under the dash but goes away when brake pedal released?

The power brake booster is bad.

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Car dies when push the gas pedal?

check the fuel filter. also, does the engine have a carburetor, or is it fuel injected? carburetors can get clogged, and then they can't deliver enough fuel to the engine. fuel lines can get clogged too. More information is needed before this can really qualify as a question though.

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Why would your transmission be shifting till you release your gas pedals?

hello, you didn't state what kind of vehicle you have, but most cars today after I believe 1980 all work on a tv cable (throttle valve cable) this cable controls the speeds the car/ truck shifts if you keep accelerating on the gas it will continue to shift but it will shift at later speeds if you...

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Does gas enter the engine when the car is off and you push the gas pedal?

If your engine has a carburetor, a small amount of fuel will be sprayed in to the intake manifold when accelerator is depressed, and engine isn't running. This is fuel stored in the accelerator pump reservoir to prevent hesitation. So if the engine isn't running, it will spray the first time acce...

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1978 olds cutlass salon why must you press down on gas pedal to start and also smell gas?

Usually when your pressing down the gas pedal to start, at this point your carburetor has already flooded your engine with excessive gasoline that it does not need, so when you press the gas pedal all the way down to open the the carburetor ports all the way it allows the engine to get rid of the...

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Your car start only when you press gas?

Need to flush your fuel injector

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How do you adjust the height of the gas pedal?

The gas pedal is not adjustable, however you can purchase a block which helps some who might be "vertically challenged".Have a nice day.My mom used to sit on phone books. That worked pretty well.

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How do you unstick a gas pedal?

When you get at the butterfly valve, you will probably see a lot of gunk, which could be the culprit behind the sticky gas pedal.To remove the muck, spray some throttle body cleaner on and around the butterfly valve and use a cloth or soft-bristled brush to rub it away.

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Do you have to apply the gas pedal full when climb a hill in a car?

It depends on the power to weight ratio, gearing, and engine controls of your vehicle. If you're in a passenger car with an automatic transmission, this would be an ill advised procedure. Commercial vehicles are typically governed so that the driver cannot put the motor into excessive RPMs, on th...

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Car pulls righ when pressing gas?

If you just go a new car it might be that the throttle response is allot faster thus making it normal, if not go see a mechanic.

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Why wont my car go when I press the gas?

From the fuel tank, fuel travels to the engine and makes the car move, which is basically acceleration.But, if you have some sludge in your fuel tank, your engine might get a bit damaged by it.​That can cause your car not to accelerate properly.That might be caused by low-quality fuel or some oth...

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Why does my car smoke when I press the gas?

Why My Car Smokes When I Hit the Gas.White smoke usually means you are burning water and antifreeze.It can get into the engine through a leaking head gasket or cracked cylinder head.White smoke sometimes indicates that you are burning transmission fluid due to a faulty vacuum modulator valve on t...

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Why does my car shake when I press the gas?

Due to the occurrence of your symptoms being related to the acceleration of the vehicle, it is likely that the vehicle is misfiring for one reason or another and causing an engine vibration.Misfires are commonly associated with poor fuel pressure/injection, mistimed or weak spark, or poor airflow.

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Why does my car click when I press the gas?

There are many reasons why a car makes a ticking sound when the accelerator is pushed.One of the most common reasons is the car is low on oil.When there is not enough oil, the valves in the car make a ticking sound because they are not lubricated well enough.Another cause of a ticking sound is a ...

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When in park and you press and release gas pedal engine keeps accelerating and wont stop until you turn it off why?

The throttle is sticking, check on the throttle body for something holding it open, the reason it stops when you shut it off is because you stop the flow of fuel.

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When you shift gears and press on the gas again the car wont go then it will shake violently then accel erate?

you have to ease on the clutch, transition between releasing the clutch and applying the gas.

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97 Chevy venture wont start unless gas pedal is pressed and held a 2k idle?

Check the throttle position sensor or the idle control motor

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Should I press the gas when starting car?

The general rule is you do not need to press on the gas when starting a car with a fuel injected car, the startup routine set by the ECU is to first prime the pump and fuel lines and then as you turn the key (or press the start button) the starter turns over the engine using electricity from the ...

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Why wont my car accelerate when I press the gas?

#4 – Dirty or Clogged Fuel Filters A dirty or clogged fuel filter is another reason for a car not accelerating like it's supposed to when required to do so.With a dirty fuel filter, the engine won't be getting enough fuel which means that the vehicle won't be giving the acceleration performance ...

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Why does my car stutter when I press the gas?

If a fuel pump cannot provide the correct pressure, fuel may have difficulty making it to the engine.A vehicle that hesitates while accelerating or while driving up a hill may have a weak fuel pump.Dirty fuel injectors may cause the engine to run lean which will in turn, cause hesitation when acc...

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Why does my car hesitate when I press the gas?

If a fuel pump cannot provide the correct pressure, fuel may have difficulty making it to the engine.A vehicle that hesitates while accelerating or while driving up a hill may have a weak fuel pump.Dirty fuel injectors may cause the engine to run lean which will in turn, cause hesitation when acc...

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Why is my car hesitating when I press the gas?

A vehicle that hesitates while accelerating or while driving up a hill may have a weak fuel pump.Fuel injectors may become dirty over time and not be able to provide as much fuel to the cylinder as is needed.Dirty fuel injectors may cause the engine to run lean which will in turn, cause hesitatio...

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Why does my radio goe off when I press the clutch pedal in?

In a vehicle, if the radio goes off when the clutch pedal is pressed, there could be an electrical issue. A professional mechanic can diagnose the exact reason.

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Why would your car smoke out of the tailpipe when you press the gas?

Could be what's called "Blow-by". Your pistons have Rings & Seals on them and when they get old and worn with lots of miles put on the engine, they allow a little bit of oil to escape past the piston and into the chamber which is immediatly burned. This results in the smoke coming out of the ...

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Do you press clutch when braking?

Short answer: No, when you press the clutch you lose the braking power of the engine.You will need to press the brake harder with the clutch pressed than if it was not.Using engine braking also helps in making the brakes last a bit longer.

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When I press the gas my car squeaks?

Squealing under hood can be caused by a few different reasons.The serpentine belt can be a common cause.If the belt is worn (dry, cracked,glazed) it can slip on acceleration and make a squealing sound.Also, if any of the pulleys on the alternator, p/s pump,etc, are worn or loose, they can cause t...

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When I press on the gas my car doesn't accelerate?

Defective Fuel Pump: The fuel pump pulls the fuel from the gas tank to the engine via the fuel lines.If the pump stops working, malfunctions, or becomes clogged, it will not supply enough fuel to the injectors.This can cause the vehicle to accelerate slowly, or even sputter and stall, especially ...

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When I press on the gas my car hesitates?

If a fuel pump cannot provide the correct pressure, fuel may have difficulty making it to the engine.A vehicle that hesitates while accelerating or while driving up a hill may have a weak fuel pump.Dirty fuel injectors may cause the engine to run lean which will in turn, cause hesitation when acc...

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When I press the gas my car vibrates?

Due to the occurrence of your symptoms being related to the acceleration of the vehicle, it is likely that the vehicle is misfiring for one reason or another and causing an engine vibration.Misfires are commonly associated with poor fuel pressure/injection, mistimed or weak spark, or poor airflow.

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Why is my car loud when I press the gas?

Leak in Exhaust Manifold: The exhaust manifold collects exhaust gases from the engine.If there is a leak in the exhaust manifold it can cause the engine to run louder, sputter and run unevenly.A cracked or leaking exhaust manifold can create bigger problems due to the hot gases that are escaping.

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Why does my car skip when I press the gas?

I'm not an expert in cars, so this is just what I think:Probably because there's something wrong with the engine...You should get it checked out.

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Why does my car die when I press the gas?

The car will stall if the valve is too clogged or when it finally fails.If, while holding the accelerator pedal down, a small amount of pressure keeps the car running at a stop, the idle control valve may require attention.In most late model cars, this problem will usually trigger the Check Engin...

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Why is my engine shaking when I press the gas?

If the vibration occurs only under acceleration, the tires are not the most likely culprit.Vibration caused by tires is common.Sometimes vibration can be better or worse at certain speeds, but unaffected by acceleration or deceleration.A good tire shop will check for bent wheels or a broken belt ...

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Why won't my car accelerate when I press the gas?

#4 – Dirty or Clogged Fuel Filters A dirty or clogged fuel filter is another reason for a car not accelerating like it's supposed to when required to do so.With a dirty fuel filter, the engine won't be getting enough fuel which means that the vehicle won't be giving the acceleration performance ...

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Why does my car rattle when I press the gas?

Sometimes the rattling sound during acceleration is caused by a loose bracket on the exhaust system or another mechanical component.The issue could also be a small exhaust manifold leak or something entirely different.

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When you press on the gas my car does not accellerate?

Not really enough info in your question to give a detailed answer. If it doesn't accelerate at all it could be a transmission problem or even a simple linkage problen. If it accerates slowly it is possible you have a clogged fuel or air filter or clogged injectors. If it accelerates poorly at aro...

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Why does it sound like air when I press the brake pedal?

Cause.It may sound like air is coming out when you press the brakes, but in reality, air is being sucked in.The noise is typically caused by a leaking brake booster.A brake booster has a diaphragm inside on one side of it the vacuum created by the engine.

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What is causin your 05 ion to only idle when you press the gas?

your gas-wire, connecting the pedal to the fuel injection, is probably broken.

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Why does your car sputter and stall when you press the gas?

Could be many reasons. If the check engine light is illuminated, check for codes first.

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Car shakes when at 55mph and stops when I step off the gas I just had it aligned new tires and brakes. It also jerks when I press on the gas pedal sometimes. dont' know if the two are related.?

Your universal joints are shot, get them replaced asap!

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What happens when you press the gas and brake at the same time?

When you take your foot off the brake, the clutch is simultaneously released so the car can accelerate.Another use of pressing the brake and accelerator together is called a “Line Lock”.It is usually used in rear-wheel drive cars to warm up the tires for better traction.

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Why does my car make a loud grinding sound in the front under the hood when I press the gas pedal?

it sounds like the belt is breaking

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96 beretta its starts but when you press the gas it cuts off what is wrong?

fuel filter may be clogged or fuel pump is bad need to check fuel pressure to see if getting rite amount of fuel

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Why does your car die when you press on the gas?

lack of fuel check fuel pump pressure and air filter

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When you hit the gas pedal the car doesn't want to go?

did you or the previous owner blow the clutch that may be the problem

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What happens if you shift to drive from lower gear while pressing gas will anything happen to da transmission?

the transmission will shift to higher gear

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What would cause your van to jerk when you press the gas pedal its fine when you get to high speed but when you slow down or stop then start again it starts bucking?

The year, make, model and engine size would certainly help but it sounds like it needs a good tune up including spark plug wires.

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How do you fix a gas pedal that sticks?

Check the butterfly in the throttle body on the car. It most likely is gummed up with oil and residue from the PCV system. This will cause the butterfly to stick. Clean this out with some carb cleaner and towels and it should take care of the problem. If that doesn't fix it, try to clean and lubr...

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When i press on the gas pedal of my 1992 grand prix le it will not accelerate what could cause this?

If the gas pedal is conpletely limp, the linkage to the throttle body is disconnected somewhere. I need more details; send to [email protected] and I'll try to help.

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What would cause black smoke and loss of power when you press the gas?

It could be the timing is off on the vehicle or bad spark plugs or the engine is almost blown from not changing the oil If the fuel to air ratio is very rich on a petrol car or the choke stuck on the extra fuel will cause black exhaust but will also smell very petroly. Austin Mini used to be bad ...

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Why would a car stall when you push the gas pedal?

I would suspect a lack of fuel pressure, replace fuel filter, check fuel pump.

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Why is my truck revving high when you step on the gas pedal?

Because you're stepping on the gas pedal.

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What causes the car not to move when you push gas pedal?

You forgot to release the parking brake.

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Do you have to press the clutch when braking?

No, you don't have to press the clutch every time you brake.If you do so, you won't take advantage of the motor braking, in other words, braking with clutch engaged is more effective than with the clutch disengaged.

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