Why does car have little power on take off but take off ok at about20mph?

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so udont over heat the engaine to fast.

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Plugged fuel or air filter? Plugged catalytic converter?

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Why does Engine stalls at take off 2001 Toyota Corolla?

Several things can cause your 2001 Toyota Corolla to stall when you first take off. The most common cause is a dirty fuel filter or a dirty air intake filter.

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Why dont you have reverse but everything else is ok?

the reverse gear is broken or ground down. you should get it fixed. getting a new transmission might be cheaper though.

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Probably a matter of where the engine's power band is set out, or you may simply be bogging the engine down at lower speeds. Try downshifting and keeping your RPMs up a little.

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Why wont my car start but I have power?

When an Engine Won't Crank, But the Lights and Radio Work The most likely culprits are a blown fuse or fusible link, bad starter, bad ignition switch, or a dead car battery.The easiest one to rule out is the battery, which is why it's a good place to start.

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Dirty or loose connections or a bad starter.

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Why the the headlights on 99 corolla work during the day but shut off at night?

The wires might be grounding out at night when you turn them on, just pull them out and check and also it might be a short.

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Why does my car run good but cut off sometime?

because it requires gas to run good. when it has no gas it cuts off :)

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Why when I am driving my car stopped at a street light the car turns off but it is still on Basically the needle was pointing at off but the engine was still on?

Many modern cards actually stop the engine if the car is stationary and restart it as you move to pull away. This saves fuel and reduces pollution.

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Maybe youve got a stop/start engineBY AP1

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why does the power of stereo stays on after car key turn off?

The battery is still providing power. After awhile, it too will shut down, as has the engine. I would say you have a worn out Key or lock. Note that car ignition has 4 stages. You can readLock will lock the steering wheel. At on the dashboard lights come on. At start, the engine starts and dashbo...

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Why does car cut off at a red light or stop sign while the air is on but if its not on it doesn't what could that be?

could be a combination of a non working idle compensator and a vacuum leak.Poor vacuum will cause your car to stall at a light, the brake booster runs on vacuum, this together with the added load of the AC with the idle not being raised by the idle compensator might cause this to happen.Check you...

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Why does Car wants to die when taking off?

any ford truck or sedan

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Why does your car take off slow then picks up?

All internal combustion engines have what is referred to as a "power band." This is the part of the RPM range that the engine generates the most power. A cars power is rated in two main ways, torque and horsepower (kilowatts in some countries.) Torque is generated primarily at the low end of the ...

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Why does electric window on 1998 polo go slow when going up but ok going down only on near side?

Because when the window is going down it is aided by gravity and the motor doesnt have to actually do anything. Whereas it has to lift the windows full weight when going up. Try greasing the runners, this may get a little more life out of the motor.

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You have installed a car stereo but have no power?

the black wire or yellow wire are not connected right

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Why does your car stall when taking off?

This can only happen to shift stick cars, and how this happens is that the gears grind together!

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Is it OK to turn car off with AC on?

In short, no, you do not have to turn your air conditioning off before turning off your vehicle.That being said, it never hurts to disable electrical systems, including the fan, before switching off the ignition.

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Why does my car shut off at a red light?

If your car stalls out at red lights, it means that your engine suddenly can't control the idle.When your engine loses the ability to control the idle, this could be due to several factors, including the following: A malfunctioning or dirty mass air flow sensor.

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Why does my car turn off at red lights?

If your car stalls out at red lights, it means that your engine suddenly can't control the idle.When your engine loses the ability to control the idle, this could be due to several factors, including the following: A malfunctioning or dirty mass air flow sensor.

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Why does car turn off at high speeds?

Most likely cause is that the rev limiter has cut in.

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Why might a 1993 Capri convertible run hot but not have it register on the temperature gauge at all then shut off all engine power for an hour or more until the car cools?

Might be REALLY low on radiator fluid, or neads a new temperature sending unit.

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Why car shakes struggles and turns off on stop lights help neutral ok though?

Sounds like a possible bad fuel filter. When a fuel filter is dirty or clogged fuel can only get through it when it is forced through, something like driving down the highway. When you are at a stoplight the fuel pump is only pump a minimum amount of gas to keep the car running. If the filter is ...

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Why does a car shut off on a hill while stopping at a stop light?

I'm sure there are many reasons that are possible, off the top of my head, 1) Low on fuel, the tilt of the tank does not allow fuel to get to the engine. 2) If the car has a carburetor, the float and float needle might stick when the car is not on a flat surface. 3) Electrical short in ignition w...

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What does it mean when your car is running but once you take foot off the gas it shuts off?

my mom had this problem with her car. they said she needed a new transmission. and quite possibly a new engine. take it to the garage (midas, monroe, etc.) and get it looked at.

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Why do people have those little crowns in their cars?

Maybe they just got back from Buger King or they drank a bottle of Crown Royal and kept the top.

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When bleeding power steering pump does the cap have to be off or on?

off****cap off,First fill the power steering reservoir with the suggested fluid, then start the car. Turn the wheel slowly lock to lock several times periodically checking the fluid until the whining noise associated with air in the pump is gone. Inspect the lines and seals for any leaks and if i...

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Is it ok to take the air filter off your car?

you can run a car with no air filter but not for to long otherwise the engine will suck in all the dust witch will harm the engine.

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Why does my car have no power going uphill?

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A car shakes when stopped at lights but when you put on Neutral or accelerate it's OK why How much would cost to fix?

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Why does my car have no power when I accelerate?

There are many reasons why your vehicle may be losing power, especially when accelerating.Some of these common causes are: Mechanical problems such as: Low compression, clogged fuel filter, dirty air filter, clogged Exhaust Manifold.Malfunction of actuators such as: Bad injectors, bad fuel pump, ...

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Why does the engine could have power?

I don't understand the question, try again.

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Why does my combovan 1700diesel idle ok but go to accelerate cuts out?

It's probably because the fuel filter, check it, if not then check the other fuel lines. Diesel engines usually do not have serious problems.

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Why does the vehicle turn on but will then turn off?

Fault with immobiliser, will require recoding of keys, of further diagnosis

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If your windows are electric you may have a bad motor in the driver's side or the window could be off track, if they're not then you may just have a bad gear or it could be off track

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Why is car losing power at 80km?

Dirty fuel filter.Damaged catalytic converter (restriction in the exhaust).Is the check engine light coming on? 80 km is roughly 50 miles, if the vehicle is equipped with a clutch style cooling fan.. it might have engaged. A clutch style fan with use around 10hp when engaged.

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most likely the coil housing is cracked or distributor cap

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Why would the oil light blink on and off when I'm stopped at a stop light but when in motion it doesn't come on at all?

Low oil pressure due to excessive engine wear (bearings) Defective oil pressure sending unit? Try a manual gauge to determine actual engine oil pressure Try a heavier engine oil i.e. 20W-50

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Why is the power cutting off on your stereo receiver?

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You don't have to take off your shoes to pass through airport security, the U.S.Transportation Security Administration says.But it will speed your screening experience.

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Do I have to take my shoes off at airport security 2019?

You will have to take your jackets and shoes off at the security checkpoint and put them into a plastic bin for screening unless you are over age 75.Wear shoes that require minimal effort to take off and put back on — you'd hate to re-lace those knee-high boots if you're in a rush!

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Why does engine lose power at set rpm?

The reason behind this is not a mystery but a fail safe added by the manufacture. If the engine malfunctions or some malfunction occurs the engine would be protected against it. Racing an engine is not good for it. I hope this helped.Thx, Ted

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What would cause a car to have no power and make a popping noise when started but run ok after a few minutes?

DID you check for a air leak,fuel,ok. Carburator?

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Does the door panel on a car have to be removed in order to take the door off?

depends on the car some yes some no

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Why does your motorcycle take off while holding the clutch?

You may have a loose clutch cable.

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Why does the Power Lit stays lit but car runs fine?

Are we talking about the charge warning light (Red, usually with a picture of a battery on it these days)?If so, it means your alternator isn't working properly. You need to get this seen to fairly soon, or you will kill the battery (and end up having to replace that as well as the alternator).

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check fluid level in master

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Yes. Phoroshoric Acid is in bolonga peels the paint off any car.

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Does whip cream take paint off cars?

Whip cream can damage the paint job if it is left on for too long. It becomes hard to remove if it sticks on for too long and will anyway reduce the luster on the paint job when it finally comes out.

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How do you take the power steering pump off a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Do you have to take the pulley off?

First remove the coolant overflow container then unbolt fuse centre and push aside. Next remove the serpentine belt and put aside (note the routing).Put an oil pan under the pump. Remove the fluid line from the bottom of the pump with a stubby wrench. Remove the return hose by compressing the cli...

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Does Vaseline take off car paint?

If the WD-40 didn't remove all of the paint, it's time to break out the jar of Vaseline.You can leave the Vaseline on the car for several hours without worrying about it damaging the auto paint.The Vaseline will work to soften the paint and make it possible to remove it.

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Why do you have to turn your car off at the gas station?

A car engine runs by burning gasoline. It is essentially a controlled explosion. Loose wires, high heat and sparks can set gasoline vapors on fire.Gas stations are full of gasoline fumes and the danger is very real. Just go to YouTube and check out the 'gas station explosion' and 'gas station fir...

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Is it OK to have different Tyres on car?

Mixing tyres with different tread depths Mixing different tread depths is generally permissible.The tyre industry recommends fitting the new tyres onto the rear axle.Some car manufacturers will recommend fitting the new tyres to the front axle, for example, if the car is a front-wheel drive.

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How can i get more take off power?

without knowing exactly what kind of car you are dealing with, the first answer would be to do a tune-up to make sure your engine is performing at it's best, or you could always put smaller tires on the vehicle, same power over shorter distance = more power.

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Why does car lose power after driving for a short period of time.then restarted it runs a little further than loses power agin.?

It most likely has a plugged catalytic converter.

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When stoped at stop sign taking of strong battery metter drops a little any answers?

engine slows down and altanator cannot produce enough voltage at low rpms, rev motor slightly and it should pick right up

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What is the most powerful little tike car?

Little Tikes manufactures riding toys for children, but all of them are powered by the child, either with pedals or by pushing the feet along under the vehicle. Therefore, the most powerful car would probably be a pedal car, but the amount of power would be dependent on the strength of the child ...

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Your car still wants to take off even when you have your foot on the brake?

the idle regulator is wrong set put it in neutral when you stop

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Why does your car start but then turn off after about 100meters of driving?

Wow! Lots of things.Does it stall cold, or hot? Or, both?It is it an older, carbureted car, or is it EFI with a control computer?If it has a carb, and stalls cold; I'd say the choke is set too far open. Or, the float level too low (lean.) My car would stall in a few miles, it was the fuel filter ...

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WHY DO THE FLASHERS ALL FLASH ON TURN LEFT SIGNAL BUT OK ON RIGHT TURN SIGNALE MERCEDES e320 1998 CONVERTIBLE?

If I'm reading your question correctly, either a wire in the right turn signal circuit is shorted, or you have a faulty multifunction switch.Sounds like the signal/4 way switch has a short.

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Why would the radio on a 2001 cavalier not turn off when the car cuts power?

If your radio will not shut off when you turn off the car, there may be an issue with the wiring. If your car has the feature where your radio will not turn off until you open the door, that is normal. However, if you have an aftermarket radio, the wiring is most likely the cause.

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Why do most vehicles have little chambers on the air intake hose?

They are baffles that absorb noise, making it run quieter.

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Why would a car have no power?

There are many reasons why your vehicle may be losing power, especially when accelerating.Some of these common causes are: Mechanical problems such as: Low compression, clogged fuel filter, dirty air filter, clogged Exhaust Manifold.Malfunction of actuators such as: Bad injectors, bad fuel pump, ...

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Why No power when car is turned off?

Because they're wired that way. Otherwise if you forget to turn the stereo off for instance it might have drained the battery until the next time you wanted to use the car.

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Why does my 4.7l sounds like its over reving when taking off and during driving till you hit 50 mph but trans does not slip and horse power is still there?

You didn't say what vehical your 4.7 is in but I have a 80% guess for you.This is very likely the fan making the noise and it is making the noise because the fan cluch is in high cool mode.This is caused by three things, the clutch is bad or the under hood tempurature is high, or someone has repl...

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Why does a car run at a normal temperature while running but gets hot while idling?

Cooling fan may not be working as it should. If it is not coming on either the fan is defective, fuse is blown, or the thermal sensor is bad. If it is running and the engine is still overheating the radiator may be partially clogged.

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Why does power steering light come on?

For vehicles with hydraulic power steering, the most common reason for the power steering warning light is that the fluid level is low.This is often caused by a leak in one of the hoses.Open your bonnet and locate your steering wheel fluid reservoir.

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1997 cougar spits and spudders on take off has no power then it will take off and drive fine until you stop?

The first thing I would check is the Mass Air Flow Sensor located at the Air Filter Box. Any debris will make it malfunction. Could also be contaminated fuel. If the Check Engine light is on then have it checked. You can usually have it scaned at a parts store free. This will put you in the ball ...

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Why does your car shake at around 55mph but not below or above?

could be a problem with your transmision, having trouble shifting

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Why does my car die when I take my foot off the gas?

If the engine runs fine when you are holding the accelerator pedal down and dies when you release it then you may have a couple of possible issues.If it is dirty it can starve the engine of air at idle.If nothing turns up there then you may have a bad idle control valve or air flow meter.

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Why does my car take a while to turn on?

A drop in pressure can be caused by a faulty regulator or a weak pump, or by a clogged filter or injectors.The ignition system provides a spark to ignite the fuel in the engine.Worn-out spark plugs will have a difficult time igniting the fuel in the engine, which will result in longer cranking time.

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Why does your car lose lots of water and lose power at slow speed?

Cooling system is leaking and the engine is getting hot. Hot engines burn the fuel before it can ignite and you lose power.

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Why does ac commpresser kick on and off in car?

its completely normal..if by shutting off you mean the pulley quits its normal all that's happening is your compressor is cycling the freon through and charging it up

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Why does my Car radio turn off and on?

The wires are proboly came loose or something.

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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 does your car make a large thud when you take off from a stop position?

worst case, transmission is slipping and its turning before the gear catches. try lucas transmission stop slip if so. also you could need motor mounts, if your mounts are bad when the transmission goes into gear it moves the engine first and will also make a thud type of sound. take the car to yo...

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Why does your dodge neon 1996 headlights stay on even if your cars is stop and all the swicth are off and your fuse are ok?

Do the headlights stay on until you disconnect the battery? Or do they shut off after a certain period of time? They may have a timer which keeps them on. Check the owners manual to find out how to change this. If a timer is not the case, your headlight switch is probably bad, or you may have a p...

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ON A 1999 FORD f550 truck why would you have no power to the ignition wire at the starter solenoid?

Possibly the neutral switch is at fault.

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Why a car overheats when driving but cools at idle?

check your fluids it is probably low on antifreeze and if it still does it change your thermostat that should fix the problem

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Why does car turn off when I turn on AC?

It may be from low power to the computer, a faulty fuel pump due to bad connection, or a low battery.The blower fan draws a lot of current, perhaps that is dropping the voltage suddenly and causing some electrical component in the ignition system or the anti theft system to shut down the car.The ...

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Why does my car die when I take the jumper cables off?

It's because of a couple things: The battery is very dead and the alternator cannot put out enough power at idle RPMs to run the whole system and charge a battery.Next time you think your alternator died try jumping it and forcing it on.

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Car will spit and sputter when excelerating will idal ok sputters a little?

sounds like it is need of a tune up.

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Why does your car overheat at idle or in slow traffic BUT NOT WHEN IM DRIVING AT NORMAL SPEEDS?

Make sure the radiator fan is operating properly. You should also check your coolant your radiator might need flushed or it may need burped

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Why does cooling fan stay on after shutting off car?

The cooling fan temp sensor detects the coolant is hot and it will remain on until the coolant cools down, usually in a few minutes. Check the coolant reservoir to be sure the coolant is at the proper level.Must be an import.-Normal.

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Why does my car radio keep turning off and on?

When a car stereo cuts out and then turns back on: The problem is usually in the wiring.If the display shuts off at the same time the music cuts out, then the unit is probably losing power.Tracking down the fault can be difficult when the radio is functioning, since it actually has power at that ...

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Does this mean the car is a little out of time when you drive it for a bit at highway speeds then go to turn it off when parking it still wants to run but then dies?

Yes That Is An Indication Of Being Too Fast In Time. Have The Timing Set Then See If It Is Better.

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Your car was off but the stereo was still on?

you had your keys in the first clickIs your key in the accessory position?

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Why does your car smell like gas and ocasionally turn off I think its getting flooded but why?

check the seals at the injectors sometimes they leak for starters

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Why does the car have a loud squeal in reverse but only when the breaks are NOT on?

The brake pad "squealers" are telling you to have the brakes checked.

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Why when you do long ride with your gsr 2000 you have cut off at 5000 rpm .. at beginning cut off a 8200 at usual?

The fuel pressure could be dropping as the engine runs for a while. It could be as simple as a fuel filter that gets blocked as you drive, or it could be the fuel pump pickup screen inside the fuel tank or even the fuel pump that starts to fail when it gets warm. There are plenty of other possibi...

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Can a plane take off at 55 mph?

A Diamond Air DA-20 (aka "Diamond Katana") will take off at 51 knots--about 58mph. A Diamond DA-40 takes off at 59 knots, or 67mph.

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If you give your 97 jimmy a little gas it will go but ask for more power it just bogs?

Many possible causes, but here are some ideas in the order I would check:Good Luck

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Why does speedometer hang at 45 when driving and goes to 0 when car cut off?

well when the car shutts off it will cut the power to your accessorie of the vehicle which runs the speedometer fuel guage water temp. ect. But if you are driving turn off the key and then turn it to accessories on that's 1 extra turn right before starting point then your accessories will work wh...

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Does stick shift cars have more power?

Not necessarily. What you do get is more performance for the same power. You control the length of time in each gear (power banding) and there is no slip in the power train.

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Why does my 92 Mazda 626LX car heater and AC work on lower settings but cut out completely on full power?

Your '92 Mazda 626LX car heater and AC might work on lower settings but cut out completely on full power because of a faulty rheostat. The fan speeds will not work correctly when this part is bad.Generally the high speed function bypass's the blower speed resistor. The high speed function uses a ...

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How many hamsters does it take to power a car?

Scientists have recently done studies on harnessing nanopower from rodents. I don't know how accurate these numbers are, or if you could get the little bastards to work harder. Assuming 22 hamsters for gross output equal to a standard AA alkaline battery (~2.4 W/H) and converting to horsepower (1...

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Why does your car feel like it wants to turn off while at a stop light?

most likely engine problems but maybe it doesnt move for a while so it wants to turn off

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Why do you have to wram up your 1992 for it can take off?

No, you do not. Start the car and then put on your seatbelt. Now, drive away understanding that the engine is still not at it's full operating temperature yet so take it easy for a few miles.

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What does a steam powered car have?

a seat steering wheel wind sheild engine

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