Why does my car pull back when driving?

There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a bad fuel pump.

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Why would your car pull back while driving?

Fuel starvation is a likely possibility, fuel starvation is from a clogged fuel filter or fuel pump that is bad.Also if the vehicle had previously ran out of gas that could also add to possibility of fuel starvation, reason being some residual air left in the fuel lines, in this case it would be ...

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Why does my car judder when I pull off?

Juddering when pulling away in 1st and/or 2nd gear is often caused by a dodgy thrust bearing in the clutch assembly.Unfortunatlely you can only get at this by stripping the clutch down, in which case it is false economy not to replace the lot (i.e thrust/friction plate, cover assembly and thrust ...

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Why does my car cut off when I back up?

Usually when you shift into reverse and engage the brake it will cause the engine RPM to drop; as it's creating a load against the transmission and the engine.If the engine stalls, it may be caused by a faulty idle control valve, bad O2 sensors, or clogged fuel injectors.

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Why does my car jerk back when I brake?

Unsurprisingly, a car jerks when braking if there's a problem with the brakes.Typically, brakes will squeal, squeak or grind, particularly with warped rotors.Further, you'll feel some vibration as you apply the brakes, causing a slight jerk to the vehicle as you come to a stop.

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Why does my car stall when driving?

If the fuel pump isn't supplying enough fuel to the engine, or if the air/fuel mixture is too lean, the engine doesn't produce enough combustion in the power cycle to stay running, and will stall.A faulty fuel pump or incorrect timing can cause this.It causes a misfire that can cause the engine t...

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Why does my car squeak when I drive slow?

The most common brake squeak is caused by inferior pads.If your brakes are squeaking or squealing while driving down the road, but the noise goes away when you press on the brakes, I have a hunch that your brake wear indicator is hitting the rotor and causing the noise.

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Why does my car smoke when I drive it?

White smoke generally indicates that you may have an internal engine problem, such as a head gasket leaking coolant into a cylinder.If white smoke is blowing out from the exhaust during first 3 minutes of a cold start up, it is likely you have a blown head gasket or a cracked/warped head.

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Why does my car feel bumpy when driving?

Tire Troubles Tires are usually the first culprit to investigate when your vehicle's motion feels off.Bumpy rides can be either due to the tire alignment, air pressure, or even the tires being inappropriately secured.Low or high air pressure can cause a whole slew of problems for your tires too.

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Why does my car's wheels squeak when driving?

That could be the brake pad "squealers". They are designed to squeal when they are worn out. Time for a brake job.

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Why does my car feel bumpy when I drive?

Tires are usually the first culprit to investigate when your vehicle's motion feels off.Bumpy rides can be either due to the tire alignment, air pressure, or even the tires being inappropriately secured.Low or high air pressure can cause a whole slew of problems for your tires too.

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Why does my car make noise when I drive?

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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Why does my car wobble when I drive?

The most common cause of vehicle wobbles in this speed range is a bent wheel or mildly out of round tire.The most common cause of vehicle shakes at 50 mph or higher is tire balance.Again, transmission or drive lines can cause this, but the tires should be the first thing to have checked.

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Why does my car beep when I drive?

The vehicle will give you an audible beeping for several reasons.Typically it is to indicate the door is open or that people sitting in the seats are not buckled in.If all doors, the fuel door, the truck, and the hood are properly sealed, then one of the sensors for these components has likely fa...

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Why does my car pull to the right?

Two possibilities:1) low air pressure in the right tire;2) front end is out of alignment;

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Why does my car vibrate when stopped in drive?

If the vehicle shakes or the engine shudders a lot when stopped at a stoplight, or when parked with the engine idling, it might indicate the motor mounts or transmission mounts are damaged or broken.If the shaking decreases, it's a strong indicator the engine's motor mounts need to be inspected b...

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Why does my car creak when I drive slow?

This type of low pitched noise tends to be caused by wheel bearings that are just beginning to wear out, or a CV joint that might be losing lubrication as well.It could also indicate a problem with tie rods or other steering system components that are wearing out.

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Why does my car roll back on a hill in Drive?

Do you mean that when facing up a hill and you take your foot off the gas pedal, but don't yet have the brake fully depressed, the car rolls back some? If so, the answer is “Yes, that's normal.” Yes.Newer cars will drift backward on a hill when their automatic transmissions are in “drive.”

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Why does my back wheel lock up when the car is in reverse?

The year, make and model info would help.

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Why does my car rock back and forth when I'm stopped?

Warped rotors usually cause shuddering or vibration, not back and forth motion.It could be a glazed (smooth) spot on the surface of the rotors, though.It could also be a malfunction in the power brake system or the ABS (if your car has it).

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Why does my truck pull to one side and shake when i press the brake?

The brakes are unevenly calibrated. The brake on one side is applying first, and with more power than the other side.

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Why does my rx7 rotary engin have water on plugs when you pull them out?

ouch, to get water on plugs the engine either has a cracked head or a cracked block

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Why does my car keep driving even when I put my foot flat on the brake?

the brakes on your car are broken, any fool with at least an ounce of common sense would have realised this, get them fixed before you kill your self or any innocent bystanders!

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How does the pull back mechanism work?

There are several cogs which are geared in a certain way. When pulled back these turn to twist a spring or rubber ban around. This stores the energy and when released it turn the cogs the other way and propels the car forward.

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Why does a car rock back and forth while driving?

possible ignition wires/coil, mass airflow, or torque converter clutch failure.

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Why does your car rock back and forth while driving?

Broken sway bar or sway bar links.

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Why does my automatic car roll back on a hill?

Automatic transmission cars do creep forward slightly when in gear, so they can hold themselves in place on a mild slope.On steep hills, they may still roll backwards unless you step on the brake.The hill-holder was a great invention back in the 40's or so for manual transmissions.

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Why does my car roll back on a hill?

Automatic transmission cars do creep forward slightly when in gear, so they can hold themselves in place on a mild slope.On steep hills, they may still roll backwards unless you step on the brake.The hill-holder was a great invention back in the 40's or so for manual transmissions.

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Why does the back of my car rattle?

When the components that hold your exhaust together fail, they can cause misalignment in the system.When this happens, a rattling noise is common.If the rattling is caused by your muffler, it will most likely originate near the rear of your vehicle.

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Why does my car hum when driving and decrease when breaking?

A car will normally hum (or vibrate) while driving or under load, accelerating or climbing a hill because there is damage or wear primarily in the driveline (on a rear wheel drive car) or one of the drive axles (on a front wheel drive car) Often times driveline damage begins at impact with an obj...

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Why does my car overheat when driving but not when idling?

The most likely reason for this type of problem is that your fan isn't working, but the reason, and the fix, will differ depending on the car you drive.Intermittent overheating problems can also be caused by low coolant, air in the cooling system, a bad coolant temperature sensor, or even a fault...

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Why does my 86 labaron overheat when you drive?

well it could be a number of reasons a collant system is the pretty basic containing a radiator hoses thermostat collant gallerys bypass hoses i would recomend changing the thermostat if that don't do it flush the system and see results if that don't do it i would look at a head gasket and possib...

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Why does the pulls to right while drive?

Could be a soft tire, a different size tire, out of alignment, worn steering parts, worn suspension parts, frozen brake caliper, a bad wheel bearing.

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Why does my car squeak when I drive but stop when I brake?

The most common brake squeak is caused by inferior pads.If your brakes are squeaking or squealing while driving down the road, but the noise goes away when you press on the brakes, I have a hunch that your brake wear indicator is hitting the rotor and causing the noise.

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When i drve my car and press on the gas it feels like it's pulling back. What could this be?

It could be due to your transmission about to go out or low on fluid or needing a transmission flush

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Why does my 00 Town Car make a rumbling noise and pull to the right when braking?

Depending on how old your brake pads are it is most likely that they are shot. Is it a grinding sound? Then you are tearing up your rotors.If you have recently changed your brakes, and it is doing this, then you need to have your rotors turned. Remove them and take them to any shop. they shave a ...

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Why does my Corsa roll back with engine running in drive on hills at traffic lights?

Because if it is front she'll drive the gravity pull brings the car backwards also if the car doesn't have a lot of horse power the wheels will tend to roll back but in most all wheel drive cars that doesn't happen

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Why does my jeep pull to the right?

Shaking in steering wheel usually means the tires need balancing, Pulling to the right or left usually means you need an alignment done.But unless the wheels are really out of alignment to the point you can often look at the front tires and see it, it shouldn't pull HARD to the right.

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Why does my car swerves while driving?

Worn/loose control arm bushings could affect the direction of the vehicle at any point and time.Some steering linkage related should result in excessive steering wheel play.It may also be worn/loose rack and pinion bushings.Finally, it could be something related to the rear suspension causing you...

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Why does your car shake when it backs up?

Cause it is going to frigin blow up jump out stupid.....

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Why your car pulls when is running?

Here are possible causes: incorrect tire pressure-easy to check bad caliper- raise vehicle and front wheels should turn freely without car in park (if FWD) Bad brake hose brake pads contact points are rusted Brake hardware is part seized alignment is off bent control arm broken front end part wor...

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Why does car shake when backing up and turning right?

because you have crashed into somthing you pillok, try looking where you are going first

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Why does my Ford Focus over rev when I pull to a stop and over revs when changing gear?

There might be something wrong with the gears. Something may be jammed or stuck or they may just need changed out.

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What does it mean when my car pulls to the left?

Uneven air pressure is a very common reason for a vehicle to pull to one side.When the pressure in a tire is lower on one side, the height of the tire changes.This causes the wheel alignment to change.A low rear tire can also change front wheel alignment and cause a pull.

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Why does my Car screech when stopping?

Because your brakes need oiled dddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddduuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...

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Why does my car judder when braking?

So it's not the time when you want to hear any untoward noises or feel any unexpected sensations, such as a grinding or squealing, or a juddering as the vehicle slows down.In a broad sense, brake judder is caused by vibration.

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Why does my car shudder when braking?

Sometimes brake rotors can be the cause of shaking.If your steering wheel shakes while you are braking then the problem could be caused by "out of round" brake rotors.This vibration can also be felt through your brake pedal.Another common problem that can cause shaking is when a brake caliper sti...

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Why does my car smoke when cold?

It's not smoke you are seeing in cold weather when the engine is started cold, it is water vapor.When you stop your warm engine, the water condenses out into the exhaust system as the exhaust cools.The exhaust can suck air in from the outside as it cools, adding the moisture present in the surrou...

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Why does my car start bucking when driving on the highway?

Weak fuel pump?Bad fuel/air filter?Water in fuel?

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Why does my car turn off when I put in drive?

Once the transmission fluid is checked most common faults are the torque converter, Idle air control valve, vacuum leaks, or a wiring harness fault.A qualified Technician such as one from YourMechanic will be able to diagnose your engine shuts off when put in drive and make any repairs required.

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Why is my car bouncing when I drive?

The coil springs further serve to reduce the amount of shock that the body of the car is subject to.When the struts are damaged, loose, or stuck, your car is subject to the full force and impact of the road.This causes the car to bounce with every imperfection in the road, and sway as it loses co...

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Why is my car wobbling when I drive?

The most common cause of vehicle wobbles in this speed range is a bent wheel or mildly out of round tire.The most common cause of vehicle shakes at 50 mph or higher is tire balance.Again, transmission or drive lines can cause this, but the tires should be the first thing to have checked.

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Why is my car wobbling when I drive it?

Vehicle wobbles at 30 to 50 mph: The most common cause of vehicle wobbles in this speed range is a bent wheel or mildly out of round tire.Transmission and drive line issues can also show up in this range, but tires are the first thing to check.Unlike the low speed wobble, this is usually not a sa...

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Why is my car missing when I drive?

The engine stumbles for a moment and then regains its pace.Engine misfires can be caused by a list of faults, but there are a few suspects that occur more than others.The primary villains are simple – spark or fuel – usually manifesting in spark plugs, plug wires, the coil(s) or the fuel-delivery...

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Why would my car stop running while driving and will not start back up?

Not knowing the year, make or model, I can only make a few suggestions, it could be a bad fuel pump, ran out of gasoline, broken timing belt, bad crank sensor or a dead battery because of alternator failure.

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Why does my car sound like its scraping when I drive?

If you hear a grinding, clicking, or rumbling noise during a tight turn in the parking lot, it's likely a failing constant-velocity joint on a front-wheel-drive car.Other grinding noises could also be anything from a pebble lodged between the brake pad and the rotor to a failing alternator to bea...

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Why does the heat in my car only work when Im driving?

As far as the heater not heating up fast in the car, either the engine coolant is not hot enough yet to heat up the car or there is an issue with the heating system or cooling system in the vehicle.If the valve is working correctly, then the thermostat may be sticking open when the engine coolant...

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Why does my car stall when it goes from reverse to drive?

A few more questions before I can give you a better answer -a. does your car have fuel injection or a carburetor? (If you aren't sure: do you have to warm it up and or pump the gas to start it? If so, it's got a carburetor.)b. Under what conditions do you have the problem? (Walk me thru a typical...

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Why does my car shake when I drive over 60 mph?

The most common reason for a car to shake is related to tires.If the tires are out of balance then the steering wheel can shake.This shaking starts at around 50-55 miles per hour (mph).It gets worse around 60 mph but starts to get better at high speeds.

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Why does my car shake when idle?

A worn out or faulty spark plug is a leading cause why your car engine vibrates or shakes uncontrollably.This can result in the engine to vibrate as the cylinders can misfire during idling or at running speeds.Installing new spark plugs is the best way to resolve such vibration related issues.

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Why does my car smoke when idling?

If you continue to drive the vehicle, the engine could overheat and suffer extensive damage.Smoke of this sort is usually caused by the engine burning coolant, and can be the result of a blown head gasket or a damaged cylinder head, or a cracked engine block, which requires a new engine or an eng...

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Why does my car shake when parked?

If the vehicle shakes or the engine shudders a lot when stopped at a stoplight, or when parked with the engine idling, it might indicate the motor mounts or transmission mounts are damaged or broken.If the shaking decreases, it's a strong indicator the engine's motor mounts need to be inspected b...

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Why does my car stutter when starting?

Hi there - if your car stutter-starts, but runs fine once it is running, you probably have a problem with the fuel system check valve.A malfunctioning check valve requires the fuel pump to run longer to build adequate pressure for the engine to run, resulting in longer cranking time, and stutteri...

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Why does my car shudder when accelerating?

Could be in need of a tune up.

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Why does my car hesitate when starting?

To give you some initial ideas, although there are many causes of hard starting illustrative causes include a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), malfunctioning idle air control (IAC) valve, vacuum and EGR leaks, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors)...

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Why is my car beeping when I drive?

A common source of a beeping or chirping sound when the AC is turned on is a dirty or faulty evaporator case.Car won't start and makes a beeping/clicking noise.There is a possibility that your battery has a bad cell and/or is discharged such that the amps available are not sufficient to run the s...

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Why does my car jerk when I shift from park to drive?

Why Does My Transmission Jerk When Shifting Gears? The most common cause of hard shifts is a low fluid level, so check your fluid level and add BlueDevil Transmission Sealer if it is low.Jerky shifts can also be caused by excessive line pressure due to a clog or malfunctioning shift solenoid.

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Why does my car idle rough when I put it in drive?

A rough idling engine can be caused by spark plugs or spark plug wires.Spark plugs use the electrical current received from ignition coils to ignite the air/fuel mixture within the combustion chamber.If the damage is bad enough, you may also notice your engine running rough while driving.

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Why does my car overheat when towing?

Some common causes of an overheating car can be outside temperature, a hose leak, a bad water pump, faulty radiator, a bad thermostat, using the air conditioning, or probably a million other things.First things first: Pull over to a safe place and turn your car off.

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Why does my car vibrate when stopped?

If the vehicle shakes or the engine shudders a lot when stopped at a stoplight, or when parked with the engine idling, it might indicate the motor mounts or transmission mounts are damaged or broken.If the shaking decreases, it's a strong indicator the engine's motor mounts need to be inspected b...

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Why does my car die when I put it in drive?

The car engine had died due to a wide range of problem-related to the airflow, mechanics, or fuel.A mixture of the fuel is poor.Frequently, the cause is owing to the intermittent stalling and the cold stalling.The EGR valve, alternator, or fuel pump gets faulty.

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Why does my car not move when I put it in drive?

Transmission is most likely to be the culprit for the car wont move in drive but will in reverse problem.When the vehicle does not function in one or more gears, you should check the gear shifter.Transmission is likely to be the root cause.Some issues are simple and you can fix them in your garage.

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Why does my car make a scraping noise when I drive?

The noise stops when brakes are applied.Brakes & rotor for driver side front are new! Possible causes include the backing plate, which is located behind the brake rotor and can get bent and rub on the rotor.This is a simple fix: the technician will just bend it back in place.

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Why does my car vibrate when idling?

A worn out or faulty spark plug is a leading cause why your car engine vibrates or shakes uncontrollably.This can result in the engine to vibrate as the cylinders can misfire during idling or at running speeds.Installing new spark plugs is the best way to resolve such vibration related issues.

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Why does my car jerk when idle?

If you are getting a rough idle with misfire only at idle or coming to a stop and runs fine when driving above idle is usually caused by a vacuum leak in the intake or vacuum hoses.You will need to have the engine checked for intake vacuum leaks.

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Why does my car shake when idling?

A worn out or faulty spark plug is a leading cause why your car engine vibrates or shakes uncontrollably.This can result in the engine to vibrate as the cylinders can misfire during idling or at running speeds.Installing new spark plugs is the best way to resolve such vibration related issues.

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Why is my car shaking and pulling to the right?

Try swapping the front tires left to right and see if this changes any thing.If the vibration or shimmy is below 25mph it is a seperated tire, 30-75 mph it is wheel balance but this will not make the vehicle pull.Sounds like a bad tire.Yes, a bad tire can cause a pull and shimmy from minimal to s...

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Why does my engine shake when I start my car?

Worn out spark plugs are one of the most common causes of engine shaking.If your spark plugs are dirty or worn out they will be unable to fire properly and create the spark your engine needs to ignite the fuel.This causes your engine to misfire.Replacing your spark plugs is typically inexpensive.

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Why does your car not drive when shifted to drive?

The transmission is not building up enough pressure to shift. Check your fluid and fill if needed. If fluid is fine change the trans. filter and the pressure modulator. If that does not fix it have the tourqe converter flushed.If that does not fix it, you may need to have the transmission overhau...

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Why does my belt squeal when I start my car?

The sound of a squeaking belt in a car's engine can be caused by weather conditions, leaking fluids, maintenance issues or wear and tear.The magnitude of sound can range from a soft squeak to a loud and noisy squeal and it may occur while starting a cold engine or during normal vehicle operation.

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Why does my exhaust smoke when I start my car?

This is probably the result of normal condensation buildup inside the exhaust system.This kind of smoke disappears quickly.However, thicker smoke is a big problem, and can be caused the engine burning coolant.A coolant leak can also mix with oil and cause serious headaches for you and your car.

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Why would car stop when freeway driving and then start right back up?

It sounds like your vehicle lost electic power, could be caused by a faulty ignition switch, or loose battery cable. Could also be a bad crankshaft position sensor.

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Why does my car AC vent blow hot air when driving even when the AC is off?

Most cars do not have AC vents, only climate control vents.When it's hot out, air is blown over the AC evaporator before it's sent to the cabin.If it's cold the air is blown over a small radiator that takes heat from the engine.The temperature is controlled by the flow over the evaporator or the ...

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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 drives for 20min then stops?

Because it is a piece of junk.

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Why does my car smell like burnt oil after driving?

You smell oil burning (a thick, acrid odor): First, check the oil dipstick.You may be running out of oil or your engine may be overheating, and your temperature gauge may be broken.If neither is the case, look around the engine for oil leaking onto the engine block or exhaust manifold.

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Why do your wheel shake and pull to the right when you are driving?

Check the front end components. Most likely there is a loose or worn part causing the shaking of the wheels.

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Why does my Car steering wheel wobble while driving?

Sounds like your car might need either an alignment or the wheels have to be balanced.

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Why does my car slow down while driving?

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

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Why does my car suddenly lose power while driving?

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 my car go in reverse but not drive?

The car will reverse but not go forward because of worn out solenoids, clutches, or gears.Transmission is likely to be the root cause.Transmission Fluid – Low level of fluid is a potential reason for making the car moving to reverse only.Check the level when the engine is hot and the vehicle runs...

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Why does your car pull to the right when you brake?

Assuming you have disc brakes, it could be,a sticky or stuck brake caliper on the left side brake.Grease or brake fluid on the friction surface on the left side brake.A restricted brake hose/line on the left side brake.Air in the hydraulic lines on the left side brake.

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Why when my car is running it will not move when in Drive?

Transmission.Get out your checkbook.

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When was The Back Seat of My Car created?

The Back Seat of My Car was created in 1970.

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My car pulls right when i accelerate then left when i take my foot off the throttle?

Assuming the car is front wheel drive, you probably have worn suspension and or steering parts along with a need for an alignment.

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Why does it smell like antifreeze in car when driving?

your vehicle may smell like antifreeze while driving because it is overheating

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Why does your car run rough when put in drive?

it may be the mapsensor makin it run rough like that.. or either u need to adjust the throttle

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Why does a car die out when driving it?

It doesn't unless you go from F to E (THAT MEANS EMETY NOT.. FULL)

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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 my car go into limp mode when warm?

Change your O2 (Oxygen) Sensor and check your VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) located on transmission. Finally, check your TPS (Throttle Position Sensor).These items are relatively inexpensive to change if you purchase on eBay. AZ and Advance have severally inflated prices. Additionally, run some fuel...

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When starting from a stop why does my car choke?

If you have an older car that has a carburetor, the accelerator pump diaphragm may be defective

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