Is it the transmission not working well that why the car slow down while driving in the road?

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Could be but probably an engine problem.

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Why does my car slow down while driving?

Are you going up a hill? Did you take your foot off the gas and is the compression of the engine slowing you down? Are your brakes sticking? Is your car getting the correct amount of air to fuel ratio? there are lots of reasons why a car would slow down while you're driving it. start with the eas...

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2001 ls New transmission followed by car registering overheating while driving down the road fan motor replaced and car continues to overheat while driving down the road What could it be?

Water Pump or Thermostat. May have to change water pump to replace thermostat.

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How do you slow down your car while driving?

Press the brakes or down shift

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Why would the car not excelerate well in drive?

A car may not accelerate well if you haven't had a oil change or if you have a problem with your transmission.You can do little things like filling your tires and making sure you fill your gas tank up to receive maximum performance. Those to minor things make a big difference.

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Why want the transmissionshift from third to drive while driving down the road?

There are many reasons for this to happen depending on make, model, year, operating condition of the engine.These things direct us toward a solution.

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Your car quit while you were driving down the road what could it be?

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Why does your car slow down while driving and you can't give any more gas?

Without seeing it, it sure sounds like a lack of fuel. I would suspect plugged fuel filter, or possibly a weak fuel pump.

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Why does my car jerk real hard while slowing down?

Cause ur cars nearly at broken state

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Is it bad for the transmission to downshift for the purpose of slowing the car down?

yes because the clutch is spinning then you mak it quick go the opposite way

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Why does your cruise just stop working while driving down the highway the vehicle just starts to slow down so you have to reset the cruise this is a 1995 Buick LeSabre It has 140000 miles on it?

The most common cause would be that the brake pedal is activating the cruise release switch. That could be because your brake pedal is low because of low fluid, or worn brakes. The switch could also just need to be readjusted because of break pedal and linkage wear.For the cruise to engage and st...

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Will your car shut off while driving down the road if the fuel filter is clogged?

If fuel cannot get through the fuel filter, it will stop running.

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What does it mean when a car while driving slows down on its own and stalls out?

That it's old and destroyed, needs to be fixed. The car sucks.

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Why does your air in your car slow down when car slows down?

The charging system in your vehicle may be failing, Have it tested soon.

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What would make a 1994 Oldsmobile 98 Regency shut down while driving down the road?

Change the fuel filter first,

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Had been having problems with the car mazda626 running hot while driving down the road the car did not run hot but it just lost all power and died what cause it to lose all power like that?

Your car just planely hates u dude

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What causes the RPM to not go down while driving?

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Why would a car sputter while driving but quit as soon as a speed up or slow down?

There could be a number of reasons for this you car could be running to rich. If its coughing black smoke out the back and is a petrol it is running to rich (a diesel coughing black smoke is also not burning its fuel efficently). Think of it this way black smoke weather its from a petrol or diese...

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Why do cars slow down?

cars slow down because of friction and when you push the brake pedal you automatically slow down

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Why brakes are not working while car is stop?

two things 1-air in brake system's cap off while engine idling not being properly bleed ed 2-poor brake booster or if brake system runs electronically malfunction.

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Is speed sensor cause to thump noise while slowing down to stop in AT cars?

A speed sensor wont thump but a speedometer cable might go thump, thump, thump, if it is rubbing against the casing. Also sometimes the transmission will feel as if it thumps when it downshifts.Could also be a warped brake rotor causing that when stopping.

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Do you slow down when kids are around the road?

Common sense tells you when kids are near the road you slow down. Never know when one will run in front of your car.

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When driving down the road your car makes a squeaking sound when it hits bumps in the road?

You should check the struts.

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Why does your car not slow down after you take your foot off the gas?

Either your gas pedal is stuck to the floor or you are going downhill.

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Why is your car slowing down on its own theres fuel but the tire is smoking?

Sounds like you have a brake hose problem

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What phrase best describes a car that is slowing down?

the car has zero alteration

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A lot of viberation while idleing not when running down the road?

Probably have a misfire or lean fuel mixNELSON

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Why do dodge neon lights flash driving down the road?

If they're cutting out when you've got them turned on, it's probably a loose ground wire. If they're coming on when you've got them turned off, then it's probably a break in the insulation of the hot wire causing sporadic shorts to ground, if the headlights are ground side switched... whether the...

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Why would your car shut down while driving?

Could be the fuel pump. To check for sure take the air cleaner off (or the "neck" that goes to the air cleaner) and spray some carb cleaner or starter fluid in it pointing toward the motor. If it runs for a second that tells you there is a fuel delivery problem. You might want to start by checkin...

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What does it mean when car shuts down while driving?

It means you should have a mechanic check it out soon. That could put you and others in a dangerous situation.

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Why would a car break down while driving?

When the ignition switch is worn down, there can be a loss of power to the engine because of vibration like hitting a rough patch of road.This loss of power causes the engine of the car to die while driving.Something is wrong with the fuel pump.

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Why does a 2001 Ford Focus wagon shudder then slow down drive fine for a while and repeat?

Check the fuel pressure on the Focus wagon as well as the EGR valve. If the fuel pressure is low or the valve is clogged then the car could have these problems.

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Your car suddenly died while you were driving down the road but no lights came on what is wrong?

your alternator is dead.

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Why would a 95 eclipse have cranking problems and cut itself off while driving down the road?

im having the same problem im gonna try the crank position sensor today because ive already tried the camshaft position sensor but you should try them both good luck you might need it

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Is a car accelerating if it is slowing down?

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Why does the Car stalls out when slowing down or stopping but when it is first started it runs fine until it is put into drive?

check the brake booster vacumme hose,its the hose than runs from the intake to the brake booster. if its leaking air the car stall when you hit the brakes or has no power

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Would a fuse cause your lights to flash on and off while driving down the road?

perhaps if it was loose or the conductor was cracked.

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Why would a 1997 Cadillac Catera stall when slowing down in traffic 5-10 minutes into the drive then restart immediately and drive fine after that?

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Why car still accelerates after slowing down?

Acceleration is a change in velocity. Assuming a constant direction, if you're speeding up that is positive acceleration. If you are slowing down, that's negative acceleration. Either way you are accelerating.

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While driving down the road 90 Dakota quits running as if electric was disconnected?

You are losing spark or fuel. I would suspect a faulty fuel pump.

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What is the cause for car slowing down after begin driving almost sputters as if not getting enough gas?

The year, make, model and engine info would help, but I would start with replacing the fuel filter.

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When you are driving the car eventually slows down and then stops then fter a little while you can restart it what could the problem be?

A very dirty fuel filter or a fuel pump going bad.

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Why would the brakes on a car not work as well as they used to?

Brakes wear and require maintenance. They should always "work as well as they used to". When you detect a change in the braking have a trusted mechanic inspect them asap.

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Why is it hard to stop a car while the road is wet?

Any car needs traction to accelerate, turn or stop. Your tires can't grip on slippery roads, it needs clean and dry asphalt for maximum traction.

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Can hear a hollow humming sound under the car when driving the noise slows down when the car is about to slow down?

If the car is straight drive check the transmission fluid for full. Check the u joints on a rear wheel drive. Look for any loose parts on the exhaust system as well to try and find the humming problem.

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What causes Power loss while driving Hyundai excel 1996 once the car is turned of will not restart while driving the car the car still drives but the stereo runs dry of power digital clock as well.?

Perhaps alternator is not charging the battery properlyTest with a voltmeter - fully charged battery should read approx. 12.8 without engine running With engine running should read 13.8-14.2

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What cause your car to drive slow can it be the transmission?

This is a very general and vague question. What do you mean by slow? Does it feel like there is something inhibiting it, like having the parking brake on? Does the engine sputter or knock? What other symptoms does the car have?

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Why does a car slow down when its engine is switched off?

Because the engine provides the power to operate the drivetrain, which is what makes the car move in the first place. Turn the engine off, and there is no more power going to the drivetrain - the remaining movement of the car until it stops is simply inertia.

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What is it called when a car slows down?

Decelerationopposite of acceleration

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Why does the battery light stay on while driving and the temp and fuel gauge is not working?

Sound like the Alternator or possibly the Regulator died. Get it checked and fixed before it completely destroys your Battery.

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Why does my car shudder and stop when slowing down it is a vw polo 1993?

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Why does weight slow down a car?

The foundation of physics is Newton's equation, force equals mass times acceleration. Hence, for a given amount of force, more mass equals less acceleration. Or in other words, it takes force to move a weight. The more weight you are trying to move, the more force you need.

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Why is the car not recognizing that its hot?

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Why is the brakes locking up when i slow down?

Calibers are sticking. You will need to replace the calibers that are sticking and flush all the old brake fluid out of the system then replace it with fresh fluid.

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Why my 93 Ford Explorer 4.0 starts to ping and slow down while going up hill?

May have a damaged catalytic converter or a plugged fuel filter.

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Why does a transmission shifter not work?

Typically the interlock with with the brake pedal has failed, also the transmission shifter linkage could be loose and jammed. You may be able to remove the shifter cover and see the interlock and manually move it aside so you can get vehicle to a shop. The interlock makes sure you do not put veh...

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A car is driving on a flat road When the driver hits the brakes the car slows down and stops What would happen if there were no friction?

If you're asking in the theoretical sense as in there were no friction at all in the universe then the car would never stop. Then again if that were the case then the car would have a hard time to move in the first place.

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When a car slows down is it accelerating?

Yes. Acceleration is any change in velocity. When a car slows down it is decelerating; think of deceleration as acceleration in the negative direction.

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Is a car still accelerating if it's slowing down?

Yes it has negative acceleration, which is acceleration in the opposite direction of travel. It is called deceleration.

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Why does the car shake while in drive and idle but not reverse or nutral?

have you tried to get your wheel realigned

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What would cause my blower motor on my truck to slow down while driving If you tap on it it usually comes back to full speed but then gradually slows down?

Either it's losing voltage, or you've got a blower motor on its way out.The blower motor is tired. It will eventually blow a fuse and/or burn out the blower motor speed resistor. Time to replace the blower motor. Also check connections for high resistance damage (melted connections).

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Why does the force of gravity do work on a car rolling down a hill but no work when it rolls along a level part of the road?

This is a basic physics situation. Gravity is a perpendicular force to the earth's surface, or a force that is directed to the earth's center. So when a car is on perfectly level ground it will not move. But when on a hill or any considerable incline it will roll (if the car is not hindered by yo...

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Why is it that the side and floor air vents on a car work but not the middle vents?

Don't know what vehicle you have but, sounds like the duct work came apart for the middle vents.

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Why not to text while driving?

it distracts your mind and takes your attention away frum driving

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Why does my temp gauge go down while driving?

A stuck-open thermostat will constantly send coolant through the radiator, regardless of its temperature, causing coolant temperatures to drop and the heater to malfunction while traveling down the road.

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Why is it that the hazard lights work but turn signals do not in a 2002 Ford Taurus?

Probably a faulty multifunction/stalk switch.

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Why does your car slow down when you first drive off?

its because when you first set off your not at that point on the rev counter where the power output shoots up. on diesels, you get nothing till about 1800 revs and on petrols, nothing till about 4000 revs. hope this helps

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What does it mean if a car makes a grinding noise from the wheel while going down the road?

It means that something is wrong. Check all your moving parts in that wheel.

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Why does the ac blower slow down when the car in ceases speed?

Assuming you mean "increases" in speed, as you accelerate the engine the HVAC (Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning) system is loosing its vacuum supply to function properly. Normally the system depends on a vacuum reservoir to maintain operation. This happens when the vacuum supply from the engi...

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My car lost power while driving and now it will not start why?

Your car lost power while you were driving and it will not start now because the battery is depleted.

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Why does your car slow down when I drive overa puddle of water?

It's probably your tires. maybe they automatically slow down when they go over water so u don't slip. it could also be your engine.I still say it is resistence.EDIT: Tires lose friction when driving over water and can hydroplane and slide.

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Why does your engine idle up and down while driving?

Could be your MAP sensor or Absolute Manifold Pressure sensor same thing usually mounted on or near the firewall and has at least two hoses"vacuum" going into it.

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When you put your car in reverse it will not go in reverse but in drive it is okay Is that a serious and costly job Is that a sign of the transmission needing to be rebuilt?

Yes you need to get a new transmission, because somehow you burnt out your reverse so it wont move in reverse. So you will probably have to get a new one. A cheap one is roughly $2000 give or take $100.

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Why does your truck bounce up and down while driving?

Bad shocksthey cause extra bounce in the ride, replace if necessary.To Test:How to Test Your Shocks By an eHow ContributorShocks are an important part of your car's safety system. If they are not operating properly, you are not only getting a bumpy ride, you are also endangering yourself and your...

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Why would a cars engine suddenly stop while driving down the highway?

Check to see if you are getting fuel and spark

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Why is the blower in my car not working?

When a car heater doesn't blow at all, the problem is either a bad blower motor or something preventing power from getting to the blower.If the blower motor is getting power, it's probably a bad blower.If it isn't getting power, suspect the fuse, switch or blower resistor.

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Which pedal is the accelerator in cars that drive on the left side of the road?

the pedal is still the same in foreign vehicles

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Why would my car go througj over half a tank in petrol driving 30 km down the road?

What's tht mean Your car would go over half a tank of petrol for driving 30km down the road because its efficiency is low.

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Why is it necessary to wear a seat belt while riding in car that stops suddenly?

Because a body in motion tends to stay in motion. See the link, The Car and The Wall.

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Which sign tells you to keep in the right lane when driving slow on the road?

This is a statutory regulation which means the traffic sign is white. It typically reads:

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Is it safe to drive a 93 MPV with a slow dripping transmission fluid leak?

Yes, as long as you keep the transmission fluid level full. DO NOT OVERFILL! Not NO But HELL NO.......it can get on the catalytic converter and catch fire!!!! I know it happened to me.... tom_dee2002 at yahoo dot com

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What forces slow down a car as it moves?

Air Resistance mostly, and small amounts of gravity and friction with the road.

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Why do cars slow down on speed bumps?

Because some people do not like to fly through the windshield.

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Why does my car slow down when I accelerate?

Any number of things can cause poor acceleration.Bad gas, clogged fuel filter, Clogged air filter, Bad vacuum lines to the transmission.Dirt/water in the fuel injectors, Bad Spark, Trouble with the electronics.Check the gas cap and make sure it is secured.

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Why does my car jerk when slowing down?

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What part of a car slows it down?

"Brakes" make the whole car slow down.

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Why does a car slow down going uphill physics?

When you are driving uphill, the force of gravity is working against you to slow you down and you may need to accelerate or change to a lower gear to maintain your speed.When you drive downhill, the reverse is true.Gravity will cause you to go faster and increase your stopping distance.

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Why does my car slow down then speed up?

Clogged fuel filter When you put your foot down on the accelerator and don't get the reaction you expect, it could mean there's a problem with the fuel system.The most likely issue is a clogged fuel filter.When the fuel filter is clogged, the fuel pump has to work much harder, resulting in a far...

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Why does the force of gravity do work on a car that rolls down a hill but no work when it rolls along a level part of the road?

on earth... as you get closer to the earths core the gravity becomes stronger.. therefore the bottom of the hill being closer to the core the gravity is stronger then the more distant top of the hill. as for the smooth road the gravity is pulling equally on all sides of the car so it cancels its ...

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Can you add anything to slow down transmission leak in 1998 Kia Sephia manuel?

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Is it bad to use gears to slow down?

The car is designed to slow down when there is no throttle.There's more pressure on the gears during acceleration then during just normal slowing down.I downshift to slow down, never had an issue.It's also useful to downgear while braking to insure if you need to suddenly accelerate to get out of...

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My car is running However sometimes when pressing gas the car will jerk and shudder It will do this while driving as well Could it be fuel injecters?

If it is front wheel drive it is probably the from motor mount check that.. if not check all the basics first. Spark plugs fuel filter etc.

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Why do your car electrics go when you slow down?

The alternator provides the majority of power when the engine is running. The battery takes over when the alternator is not being driven. So in the case where all electrics go down, neither the battery nor the alternator are doing their job. I would strongly suspect the alternator or the drive be...

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1990 ford truck that jerks going down the road?

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When you see down in a car it is fast and when you see up it is slow?

this is because you are very close to the ground, but far away from whatever you see when you look up. Because of this, the angle of your neck will change quickly to stay looking at one spot on the ground, but because the sky is far away, the angle of your neck will not change as rapidly. It's ha...

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Is it due to friction that vehicles do not skid on the road?

When you drift(accelerating faster then holding, steering, and releasing the brake), the skid marks and rubber smoke will appear on the road. If you are also doing a drift race, that also happens.

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Why does the engine cut out when braking to slow down after the cars gone over 40mph doesn't do it on slower driving?

its the trany going out.

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Why does your car slow while going uphill?

Gravity. The car is heavy and doesnt want to move, so you must excelerate to make the car go uphill. If a car is going downhill, the is no need to excelerate because gravity is pulling the car downhill.

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Why does your manual transmission car jerk while in gear?

Assuming it is not driver error there are two possibilities.Either the clutch is slipping under higher torque delivery and causing the vehicle to buck, or the transmission is damaged internally.If it is a clutch issue it's only a matter of time until the clutch fails, but make sure there is no oi...

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Why do your car jerk while driving when you run the air conditioner and when its not running?

the air conditioner shouldn't have anything to do with it. there could be a problem with your tires or your driving or your kid could be jumping on the seat

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Car is missing going down the road?

More detail is needed for a diagnosesSorry

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