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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What happens when you step on the fuel pedal?

The engine RPM (Revolutions per Minute) increases.

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Why is there a whistling sound when you step on the gas pedal in your car?

You don't say what type of car the inquiry is about, so here are a few general answers. If you have a turbo-diesel, and there is a whistle starting about 1700 rpm, then you are probably hearing the turbo spinning up as exhaust gas pressure rises. Alternatively, you could have a leak on the air pi...

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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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There is a weird sound when you step on the gas pedal like a whistling sound?

Sounds like a turbo/intercooler.

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Why would a 1991 Ford F-150 vibrate when you step on the gas pedal?

You could have a dead cylinder in the engine, or you could have a warped rotor, out of balance tires, etc.

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What does it mean when you have to step on gas pedal in order to keep the car running?

Check your vacuum lines and also check your idle air control valve. Make sure the IAC valve gasket is in good condition and that the valve itself is not loose.

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What are the step for gas pedal sticks?

Slip the transmission into neutral, turn on right signal light, coast over to right side of road when it is safe to do so, come to a stop and shut the engine off.

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When you step on the gas you hear a rattling?

that rattling is your valve train . This is caused by a couple of things. 1. wrong octane gas 2. timing off,3. bad need of tune up.

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When i step on my gas pedal of my car it makes a whistling sound?

If it is a turbo, it could be the turbo winding up. I had an Audi with 2.7 T engine that would whistle / whine when accelerating.You could have an air leak in the inlet manifold or plenum.

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Why does your car lose power when stepped on gas pedal?

bad gas, dirty air filter, engine timing, throttle position indicator going bad, map sensor, dirty spark plugs, missed the gas pedal, ignition coil getting week, low tranny fluid, wet ground/tire spin, or it could be a ford.

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Which foot steps on the gas pedal on right side steering wheel cars?

Right same set up as left-hand drive

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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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What does it mean when your car hesitates when you step on 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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What does it mean when you step on the brake pedal and it goes straight to the floor?

It can be any one of four things:1. Your Brake pads are worn down, in which case you'll have to buy NEW ones.2. You have air in the system, in which case you'll have to bleed the system.3. You have a leak in the system.4. Your brake master cylinder is faulty, in which case you'll have to buy a ne...

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What causes the car to whine when you step on the gas?

Without hearing the sound it's hard to diagnose, but I would look at: Alternator, transmission, serpentine belt & pulleys, depending on where the sound is coming from.

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What is the noise under your car when you step on the gas?

when you step on the gas, just as the name implies more gasoline is fed into your engine which makes a bigger more powerful combustion (explosion) just as if you were pouring gas on a fire it would get bigger except it is happening inside the engine. also the revolutions per minute increase which...

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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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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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When I step on the gas my car hesitates?

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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If a car hesitates and bogs down when you step on the gas What is wrong?

Its broke - get a new car

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When stepping on gas car is sluggish?

Needs tune-up? fuel filter? Air filter? Plugged catalytic converter? Needs tune-up? fuel filter? Air filter? Plugged catalytic converter?

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Why does my car hum when stepping on the gas?

wen stepping on the peddal it show that it sukin alot of fuelBecause it doesn't know the words to the song.

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Why does your car make a noise when step on the pedal?

When the turbo winds up it can make a whistling sound when a driver steps on the pedal. A loose part can also cause a rattling sound when the pedal is used.

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Why does your car whine when you step on the gas even when in park?

Depending on the vehicle and the amount of after market parts this could be caused by;A Supercharger, worn Timing Belt, worn serpentine belt, interference with the Radio or Intake.

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Your car stalls when you are not pushing on the gas pedal What can this be?

I bought a used jeep Cherokee that would stall out if you did not keep it revved up.The night before my wife's first day at a new job I found the problem on my dining room table.I thought that it was a carburetor problem, so I bought a carburetor rebuild kit for it.That night while I was followin...

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Do the oil gauge moves when stepping on gas?

It's not supposed too.

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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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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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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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Why is the fuse to your trailer tail lights blowing when you step on the brake pedal?

short circuit on trailer light wiring

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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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Why does your radio whistle when you step on the gas...the whistle gets louder the more gas I give?

The alternator or coil needs suppressing. Electrical devices make radio frequency interference. Go to an I.C.E shop for best suppressor.

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Do you press the gas pedal when shifting?

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Why does your car wine when you step on the gas?

It would be your cerpentine belt that runs our "extras" on your engine or your transmisson.Best thing to stop it would be to change the belt under the hood on the engine. If that doesnt work change your transmission fluids.

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Why do your Accent smoke when you step on the gas after sitting at a light?

Bad valve guides or seals

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What is wrong when you step on the gas and there is no power on a 2006 Chrysler 300?

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What happens when the driver depresses the clutch pedal?

When the clutch pedal is depressed, the cable pulls the clutch fork, causing the release bearing to move forward against the pressure plate.Since the fluid is under pressure, it causes the piston of the slave cylinder to move its pushrod against the release fork and bearing, thus disengaging the ...

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Why would your car make a noise when you step on the gas?

It could also possibly be the noise known as 'Pinking'!Pinking is the result of the fuel in the cylinder being ignited at the wrong time in the engine cycle and the expansion of the gasses created working against the piston during it's travel - producing a sort of noise that is similar to marbles...

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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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What happens when your car jumps when you on the gas?

When you on the gas jump, oh much kanga hoppitty boing goes, oh yes.The thrudge stick thing with a couple of hooks make much going to and fro.Always remember, it best to clear the loadsprung durch technic and alway learn to cross pollinate the flange muffler.I hope that clears things up.

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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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What causes thumping when you step on the breaks?

It is most likely caused by a rotor that is warped. When you step on the brake pedal, the brake pads pulse against the uneven surface, causing a "thumping" you can feel. Other possibilities could include a bad wheel bearing or a tire that has tread that is separating.

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What are the possible reasons a car could be bogging down when stepping on the gas?

A plugged/dirty fuel filter,A plugged/dirty air filter,A plugged up catalytic converter,A tune up needed.

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What happens when the station pumps are low on gas?

They have underground tanks refilled regularly bu tankers.

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What is wrong when my car shuts off unless i step on the gas?

you need to replace your idle jets, take it to a mechanic

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

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What happens in the brake system of a car from the time a driver steps on the brake pedal to the time the car stops?

First the driver puts pressure in the foot brake, which then pushes a small piston, the piston then exerts pressure in the brake fluid. Then the increased pressure is transmitted through the fluid in the brake lines to a larger piston within the wheels of the car. Each piston pushes in a brake pa...

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When you turn your wheel and step on the gas sometimes it makes a sound what does it mean?

its nothing bad.Depends on the sound. If it is a clicking or thunk it is probably the CV joint in the axle. It will start when you are turning and then as it gets worse as you are going straight.

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What happens when you changed the gear without releasing the gas on a manual car?

Your car engine 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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Why does my car cut out when i step on the gas when trying to start.?

you need to disconnect the two wire spout connector shorting bar located between the battery and data link connector

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What pedal should i step on to make the car move?

Accelerator. But considering you even have to ask this question you are not ready to drive a car. You need some instruction.If it's an automatic transmission vehicle, it'll actually be the brake - most auto trans cars have a safety feature which requires the brake to be depressed before it can be...

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What causes the velocity to change on a gas pedal while the pedal is pushed?

I'm not sure what your asking but i will give it a try. When you put your foot down on the pedal of a newer car it sends a signal to the computer that changes the timing and the amount of fuel that is injected per stroke of the piston. When in an older car that is cable driven instead of the newe...

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

You forgot to release the parking brake.

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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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Brake fluid is running down the clutch pedal and when you mash the pedal the pedal remains on the floor?

Actually if the fluid is coming down the clutch pedal it is probably your clutch master cylinder going bad or the seal around it. No worries it is a cheap fix. If it is coming down the clutch pedal it has nothing to do with your brakes. Some people well most use brake fluid for the clutch.

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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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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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When you step on the gas of your 95 mercury mystique the pedal goes to the floor but the cord that connects to the engine does not pull what could that be?

I think your throttle cable is broken or some part of your mechanical linkage at either end of the cable. Virtually all cars have a solid throttle cable these days, all they do is pull one way or another so yours is probably broke or disconnected at either end.

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Why does my car not move when I step on the gas?

The most likely problem is that the transmission fluid is dirty.This can cause the car to hesitate.Check the fluid yourself, or take your car to a mechanic.In most circumstances changing the fluid itself will solve the problem; if it doesn't then you may need to replace your speed sensor.

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Reasons why truck shakes when you step on the brake?

Could be several things. Bad Rotor or Drum Something loose You should get it checked immediately

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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 does it mean when your gas pedal doesn't work?

A clogged fuel filter will not allow the amount of fuel demanded to make it to the engine on time.A driver can press the gas pedal, and all of the throttle components may be demanding the correct amount of fuel, but the pump is facing resistance at the filter and cannot allow the flow to go throu...

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When lites are on stepping on brake pedal turns tail lite off and no brake lite either?

You have a short between the 2 circuits, check at the rear bulb sockets & see if a trailer harness was installed as they usually are the source of a lot of bad wiring

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My Mitsubishi galant isn't getting any power when I step on the gas it's hestitant?

Its hard to tell whats wrong with it. If you have a automatic gearbox then try to change the filter, which tells the car on what gear it suppost to be. If you have a manual then it may be something with your engine. It could be the candles or another part which causes your car to run on maybe 2 o...

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Why is my car sputtering when I step on the gas?

Bad or Dirty Spark Plugs: Spark plugs are responsible for igniting the fuel in the combustion chamber.If they are not working correctly or are dirty they don't ignite the fuel cleanly and the car can misfire or sputter.Vacuum Leak: A leak in the vacuum system can lead to a sputtering or rough run...

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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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When car is idling it runs fine but when stepping on gas it will go dead?

There are several things that can cause an engine to quit when you open the throttle. A poorly adjusted carburetor, and poor airflow through the air intake system are two common causes.

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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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Why does my car hesitate when I step on 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 lagging when I step on 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 would your car not accelerate beyond 20 miles an hour even when you step on the gas?

happened with my dads auto transmission.. it was shot and it wouldn't shift out of the 1st automatic gear, hence, not being able to accelerate over 20/ It could also be a tranmission tourque converter failing. Also could be a broken gear inside the tranny, which will not engage no matter what. I ...

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Why does my car squeal when i push on the gas pedal?

you have a bad belt in you engine you to have it replaced or if it isn't to bad you can use some belt sqeal stopper you can get from most auto stores

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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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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 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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What happens to you when you are riding in a car your seat belt is unfastened and the driver steps on the brake suddenly?

If your seatbelt is unfastened and the driver suddenly steps on the brake real hard, you will fly forward and go crashing into whatever is in front of you. Then you will complain, "That hurt." I will then tell you, "If we would have been in an accident, you would have done much more than hit the ...

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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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Squealing when step on the accelerator?

Check you serpentine drive belt and pulleys.

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What happens when you overfill your gas tank?

The fuel level gauge will most likely read past the full mark in the dash panel. Depending on your level of overfilling, gasoline will spill out of the reservoir spout as you fill the tank. Other than the gasoline on the paint of your car and the ground, no harm done to your vehicle.

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What happens when you put gas in a diesel tractor?

This means the diesel fuel will prematurely ignite in the diesel engine, which can lead to engine damage.Gasoline contamination can also damage the fuel pump and mess up diesel injectors.This happens because of a drop in lubrication.Swapping in some gasoline takes away this lubrication, leading t...

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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 happens when you mix gas and soap?

It's a possibility that your car may not start correctly.

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What happens when you put water in a gas tank?

The engine might not start if there is a large amount of water in your fuel system because the water prevents fuel combustion from occurring.If water in your gas tank is the cause, poor acceleration happens because the fuel system is pumping water into the engine rather than gas.

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What happens when you put bad gas in your car?

Problems could include water in the gas, sediments in the gas, or gas in diesel fuel.All can cause some pretty bad damage to your vehicle.If you pump bad gas into your car, you'll probably notice pretty quickly.Shortly after leaving the pump your car could stall, jerk or break down.

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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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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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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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Why does the door ajar light stay on when you step on the brakes?

some how the tail light wire is touching the ajar wire

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How fast will a car go if you don't step on the gas?

Assuming the car's engine is on and running, it's an automatic transmission, and you're on flat terrain, about 2-5 mph.

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What causes gas pedal to stick on 97 SL-1?

Have had this happen periodically in my

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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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When Stepping on gas to take off slow and hesitant like it wants to die?

When was the last time you had a tune-up? change your fuel filter, it may be clogged.

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What causes your gas pedal to stick on 2005 focus?

If its fuel injected i have no idea. But if not just watch the motions and something will either be rubbing or one of the springs are worn out.

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Why does my fuel injector vehicle ckoke when i stepped on gas.?

The year, make, model and engine info would be helpful.

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Why is my 2003 ford expedition making a knocking sound when stepping firmly on gas?

That knocking sound could be any number of mechanical and non-mechanical noises. It is most likely in a vehicle that new, the noise you are hearing is not mechanical at all. Its called fuel knock, or more commonly known as gas ping. That noise is actually two different flame fronts in the cylinde...

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