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

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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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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 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 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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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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When your gas tank gets half full it makes a whistling sound?

I wouldn't want to be in your car because it shouldn't do that

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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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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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Why does my car make a squealing sound when idle and go away when you hit the gas pedal?

diaphragm gone in breather. front right as you look at the engine. Porsche only sell complete cam cover. looked every where for diaphragm, no joy

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2000 Camry and it makes a whistling sound when you drive it what could it be?

A whistling sound when driving a car, including the 2000 Camry, might mean that the alternator belt is too tight. This can be remedied with a small drop of dish soap on the alternator belt. It might also mean that the air intake hose has a hole in it, or the bolts to the air filter housing are lo...

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Why does my car make a sound when I turn it on?

If the car makes noise when turning at low speeds, look into the power steering system or the suspension.If you hear creaking, popping, or clunking sounds, the possible culprits are broken or worn out suspension joints.On the other hand, a whining sound could be the result of a damaged power stee...

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

Because you're stepping on the gas pedal.

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Why does my car make a knocking sound when I press the gas?

Knocking Noise when Accelerating If your car makes a rattling noise when accelerating, it could be your engine is worn out with low oil pressure or piston slap.If your car makes a humming noise when accelerating, it could be an issue with a failing wheel hub or a drivetrain concern.

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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 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 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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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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Why is my car making a whistling noise when I accelerate?

The breather tube from the air filter box to the intake could have a leak in it as well, which may cause the noise you are hearing.Another possible problem that may cause this is a bad serpentine belt or one of the belt pulleys.This may cause the noise you are hearing during acceleration.

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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 whooshing sound when you step on the accelarater?

The year, make, model and engine size would certainly help but one possible reason could be a locked up fan clutch.

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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Your car just started to make a whistling sound?

check for loose fan belt may also be intake manifold gasket leaking

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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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Why would my car make 2 popping sounds when I back out of a space?

Could be your tranny is popping into revers gear rough or if its a RWD car your driveshaft has alot of slack in it and the ujoints need replaced also could be bad differential gears if its a RWD car. Hard to really say without seeing and hearing it.

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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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What makes a car have a gurgling sound when you take your foot off the gas pedal?

Trapped air in the cooling system will do that. A faulty radiator cap check valve is to blame. Be sure the reservoir is full and replace the radiator cap with a new one.

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When I drive and I stop any stop light why does my car make a loud noise like whistling?

This could be due to a number of reasons. Your best course of action is to get it examined by a mechanic.As always, consult a mechanic.

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What cause my car give out big white smoke from exhaust with a rustling sound every time after left turn when I step on the gas. It runs smooth and accelerates well when I drive straight.?

White smoke from the exhaust is a sign of an internal coolant leak. Coolant is entering the combustion chamber. One cause is a blown head gasket. Stop driving this car immediately, and have this looked into or you could possibly ruin the engine.

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Why does your truck make a hissing sound when you step on the gas and why has it suddenly lost acceleration?

It sounds like your truck has a vacuum leak. If the truck cannot build up proper vacuum pressure it will not operate properly.

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Why is my car whistling when I start?

The sound you are hearing is air leaking across a damaged gasket or a warped sealing surface.With the throttle closed, or in deceleration mode, the manifold pressure is very low and if there is a leak anywhere in the induction system that should normally be sealed, you will hear the (very common)...

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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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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 is wrong with my car it is a 1999 Buick Le Sabre and is making a clicking noise that increases when you step on the gas?

== == Change the oil Assuming your oil is in good condition, the problem ofclicking noise is a very vauge description,, but look into these possible issues..a vaccum leak, bad fuel injector system, rack and pinion gear clamps,maybe just a worn drive belt,or a sticking lifter or rocker arm

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What is the cause of a whistle sound on left wheel It's intermittent and as soon as I hit the brake it disappear. It normally happens when I driving on speed of 31 mph. Is it perhaps wheel bearing?

It is a "chirper spring" that is warning you that you have very little brake pad left. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks for the answer, but I have already replaced the brake pads and brake disc. Before, I replaced that ...

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Why does my car sound weird when I start it?

Most car noises come from the engine, belts and pulleys, hoses, exhaust system, tires, suspension system, tire to pavement contact, braking and aerodynamic interference.A car noise may be an early signal of an auto system or component failure.

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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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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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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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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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Why does my car make a rattling noise when I press on 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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Why does my car whistle when I brake?

Some common conditions that cause brake noise are: 1) Heat cracked or worn "un-true" rotors.3) Loose fitting brake pads in the caliper.When the brakes are applied, the warning noise goes away because the indicator has now been forced against the brake rotor and is not able to vibrate, causing thi...

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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 air conditioner make a banging sound when it turns on?

It's the same for a compressor with a broken spring.When the air conditioner turns off, the pump loses momentum, which can cause it to knock against the case of the compressor and create a banging or slamming noise.The sound isn't necessarily an indication that the compressor will fail anytime soon.

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Why do it smell like gas when driving And makes a hissing sound when parked?

if your vehicle is fuel injected there is a good chance your fuel regulator is bad wich will cause boiling of fuel in the injector rails, also your canister may have become fouled it is usually under one of the front fenders, Brandon

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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 does your car make a clicking sound when you release the brake pedal?

Possibly nothing more than the brake pedal return spring catching on something.

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Why does my car make a knocking sound when I brake?

The knocking noise mentioned earlier is caused by the brake pads rattling in the brackets.Lightly apply pressure to the brakes while going over a potholed road.If the noise is gone, the pads are moving.To fix the rattling pads, buy a hardware kit with the parts needed.

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Why does my car make a clicking sound when I accelerate?

A ticking sound could be caused by any number of reasons, such as a low level of oil or loose components.You may hear a ticking, clicking, or tapping noise while the vehicle is idling, accelerating, or even after receiving an oil change.

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Why does my car make a rattling sound when I accelerate?

If you hear a pinging or rattling sound when accelerating, low-octane fuel could be the cause.Pinging (also called pre-ignition or detonation) can also be the result of carbon deposits, a bad knock sensor, overheating or incorrect ignition timing.

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Why does my car make a knocking sound when I accelerate?

Knocking Noise when Accelerating If your car makes a rattling noise when accelerating, it could be your engine is worn out with low oil pressure or piston slap.If your car makes a humming noise when accelerating, it could be an issue with a failing wheel hub or a drivetrain concern.

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Why does my car make a gurgling sound when I accelerate?

Check for an Engine Overheating: When an engine runs hot or overheats it can cause a thermo lock in the cooling system which can produce a gurgling noise inside the engine radiator.This can be due to a stuck thermostat, blown head gasket or a coolant leak.

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Why is my car making a clicking sound when I drive?

Car Clicking Noise, A clicking noise while turning in a front wheel drive car is usually caused by damaged or worn CV joints.CV joints are mounted on each end of a front axle, they transfer power to the wheels from the transmission.

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Why is my car making a rattling sound when I drive?

If a rattling sound is coming from directly underneath your car, that's a strong sign that something is wrong with your exhaust system.Usually, the noise is most pronounced when the car is idle.In some cases, the timing belt pulley bearing may be causing the noise.

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Why does my car make a popping sound when I turn?

Damaged CV joint: The most common cause of a clicking or popping sound from the wheels is a broken CV joint.When a CV joint becomes damaged, the axle loses its flexibility, and will make a constant clicking noise when the wheels are turned.Bad struts: Your struts are an important part of your sus...

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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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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 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 does it mean when your car makes a whistling noise?

Whistling Hoses are crucial parts of your engine's cooling system, but they are also the weakest.Constant circulation of air and cooling fluid through your car's engine can cause small cracks in hoses, breaking their vacuum seal.The whistling sound you are hearing could be air escaping through t...

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What if i hit a rock with my car--now it rattles and makes loud knocking sounds when i start it and in reverse?

Take it to a garage and have it put up on a lift for an inspection. It must have been a big rock!

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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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When you turn your car it makes a sound?

mine doesnt but if its a wine it could be your power steering if its 4x4 check to see if you left it in but more info required

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Why does my car make a weird noise when I turn it on?

If the car makes noise when turning at low speeds, look into the power steering system or the suspension.If you hear creaking, popping, or clunking sounds, the possible culprits are broken or worn out suspension joints.On the other hand, a whining sound could be the result of a damaged power stee...

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Why does my car make a high pitched noise when I turn it on?

Start the car while it is cold and turn the AC off and on.If the sound of the screech changes, then the fault is likely in the belt that drives the air conditioner.Operate the headlight switch.If that causes a change in the squealing sound, then the culprit is the belt that drives the alternator.

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Your car makes a screeching sound when you start it?

Most probably your fanbelt. You should have your car serviced as it could be a number of serious problems aswell or just replace the fanbelt and see if it works.

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Why does my car stall when I give it 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 does my car die when I give it 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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My car has problems starting when I fill it gas?

It may be vapor locking or flooding. It main need some timing work.

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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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Why would my car stall when i give it gas?

Depending on the type of car/truck, carburetor/injected, gas/diesel.... I would look at fuel filter, linkage, fouled plugs, totally dirty air cleaner. Those are the easiest items to check from there electronics, timing is way off, vacuum issues, fuel pump etc.Plugged up/dirty fuel filter

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Why does my car sputter when I give it 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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I have a Mitsubishi mirage 4g92a engine why is it when i release my clutch slowly without stepping on the gas my RPM goes down and my car become shaky?

because your engine at idol revs doesnt produce enough torque to move your vehicle. when you release your clutch (i assume you are meaning in gear) you are trying to make the car move. if you let your clutch out totally, your car would generally stall, although some cars can handle the torque req...

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Why does my car sound like it's running when I turn it off?

Engine cooling fans and other systems are programmed to keep running in some cars even when the engine is off.Once outside the car, she could hear a fan running in the engine area and asked us if this is normal.It is.And many other sounds from under the hood of a car that has been shut off are al...

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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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Why does my car make noise when I start it?

Start the car while it is cold and turn the AC off and on.If the sound of the screech changes, then the fault is likely in the belt that drives the air conditioner.Operate the headlight switch.If that causes a change in the squealing sound, then the culprit is the belt that drives the alternator.

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What kind of sound does a bearing on a car's engine make when it is starting to go out?

first of all when you start engine it will first roll noiseless to start or less their is know oil in the engine for lublicant the bearing befor can hear

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What would cause a whistling noise coming from the engine of a 2005 Chevy Equinox when giving it gas?

You probably need a new gas cap. It sounds like that gas cap you have isn't holding the right amount of pressure and so it needs more air to properly run.It sounds more like you have an air leak in one of the vacuum pipes.

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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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Why would a car make a clicking sound when the foot is taken off the gas and it stops when the car is accelerated And when I switch the 4 wheel drive the sound stops.?

IM NOT REALLY SURE ABOUT YOUR PARTICULAR PROBLEM BUT THERE IS A SOUND THAT IS PRODUCED WHEN YOU LET GO THE "GAS" AND WHEN YOU ACCELERATE. IT ONLY SOUNDS ONCE. THAT SOUND IS '''NOT''' A GOOD SOUND. THAT SOUND IS ''PISTON SLAP''. IT HAPPENS WHEN THE PISTONS START TO DIG IN TO THE CILYNDER WALLS. WH...

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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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Why does my car make a clicking noise 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.If this is the problem, the sound will only occur after the car has warmed up.When the timing belt is worn, the timing can be off slightly, which often cau...

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Car dies like it's out of gas and it also makes a whining sound in the rear?

Could be your fuel filter or fuel pump.

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Why is my car making a clicking noise when I push the gas?

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 worn timing belt.The timing belt keeps the crankshaft and the camshaft moving at the same speed.

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Every time I step on gas I hear noise?

...er, it's called the engine.

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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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When it rains or you get a car wash your car makes a kind of squeaking sound that sounds like its coming from under the car and it only makes this sound for a brief time as you start going?

sounds like you need new belts Your brake pads could also be wet

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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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Why does my car make a squeaking noise when I press the gas?

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 start my car when its cold outside I always smell gas?

Smelling a gasoline smell when the weather is cold could mean that the gas is set too rich. It would also be possible that the carburetor needs to be checked for a fuel leak.

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What makes led lights on my truck to flicker or blink when i depress the brake pedal?

Improper resistors.

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96 Toyota Corolla cuts of when i step on breaks?

try checking the valve in the vacum brake booster. If it goes bad, it will dump your vacum and make your engine stall while pushing the brakes.

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How do I make my brake pedal feel stiff?

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