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

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Because you're stepping on the gas pedal.

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

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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 car revving high when I start it?

Common causes of high RPM excursion at start-up are typically: large vacuum leak, throttle plate stuck open, cruise control stepper motor stuck in one position; faulty throttle position sensor, and/or faulty idle air control motor or solenoid.

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Why is my car high revving?

The most common cause of this revving is either a stuck throttle or the mass airflow (MAF) sensor.This fault should be addressed as soon as possible for normal operation as this revving can become dangerous if the vehicle is allowed to accelerate unintentionally.

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

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

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Why does 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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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 does my gas pedal vibrate at high speeds?

According to common lore, a warped rotor is the usual cause for pedal pulsation or vibration in the car or steering wheel motorists experience during braking but, in the cases that are related to the brake system sometimes caused by worn suspension components, the cause for vibration and pedal pu...

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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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What happens when you step on the fuel pedal?

The engine RPM (Revolutions per Minute) increases.

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Reasons why truck shakes when you step on the brake?

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

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

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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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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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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 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 gas pedal so stiff?

The "stiff" gas pedal issue is most likely caused by a dirty throttle body in the air intake system.Cleaning the throttle body should relieve this symptom.The lack of "Drive" selection, unless first selecting "Reverse", could be a loose or misadjusted shift cable or shift linkage issue.

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Why does my car hesitate when I step on the gas?

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

short circuit on trailer light wiring

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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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Why is my gas pedal not working?

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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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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 your car make a noise when step on the pedal?

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

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

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

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

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

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Why is engine revving high but the transmission not engaging on Nissan Pathfinder?

It is possible that the transmission bands are out of adjustment. They are not able to engage because of the maladjustment.

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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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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 wine when you step on the gas?

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

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Why 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 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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What are the step for gas pedal sticks?

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

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

Bad valve guides or seals

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Why does my Car wont stay on unless the gas pedal is pressed?

It could be a lot of different things. I would check the idle speed unless it's computer controlled. If the idle speed is computer controlled you can't adjust it and it probably isn't the problem anyway.

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Why is there resistance on your gas pedal when you press it?

Occasionally the gas pedal will have some resistance when you press it. You could check and lube gas pedal, gas cable, and throttle itself.

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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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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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Why does My 86 GMC 350 stalls when you push gas pedal any faster past 50?

Could be,a damaged, plugged catalytic converter.a restriction in the exhaust system.a dirty, plugged fuel filter.a faulty fuel pump.

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Why won't my gas pedal work?

there is something wrong with your car

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Why is there a vibration in my gas pedal?

Vibration felt through the floorboard can be due to tire imbalance, tire defects, or excessive radial force variation, on rear axle mounted tires.If the vibration is not detectable in the steering wheel, it could also be due to defective engine mounts.

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How do you fix radio shutting off when gas pedal is applied and turns on after gas pedal is released?

Loose connection, possibly at the antenna. As the car accelerates the antenna is pushed back by wind and shorts to the chassis.

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

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

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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 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 will my car not start unless i press on the gas pedal?

if it has a carburetor it is normal

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

Its broke - get a new car

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Why does my car keep revving on its own?

The Head Gasket is probably on its way out. Check the oil filler cap to see if its gone all creamy

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If the gas pedal becomes jammed should you press hard on the gas pedal?

False. If the gas pedal becomes jammed slip the shift into neutral, pull over when safe to do so, park the vehicle, shut the engine off then call for a tow truck or a mechanic.

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When on high way some times for SUV goes into high rev so you let off gas pedal so it go back down?

This symptom is either: A: A normal operation of the automatic transmission orB: a serious failure inside the transmission.Without a lot more detail it is impossible to tell.

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Why does the Engine shakes when revved?

An automobile engine usually shakes when it is being revved due the crank rotation. When revved in neutral, a torque is produced due to the reaction of the motor.

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What if the Gas pedal becomes jammed do you press hard on the gas pedal?

Slip the shift into neutral immediately, pull over when it is safe to do so, put the vehicle in park and shut the engine off.

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What does it mean when your car hesitates when you step on the gas?

A vehicle that hesitates while accelerating or while driving up a hill may have a weak fuel pump.Fuel injectors may become dirty over time and not be able to provide as much fuel to the cylinder as is needed.Dirty fuel injectors may cause the engine to run lean which will in turn, cause hesitatio...

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What 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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Why do you hear a knocking sound when you push the gas pedal while driving?

You're hearing what's known as "detonation", which is caused by the fuel-air mixture igniting instantaneously, rather than in a controlled, smooth burn. Since its pressure spike arrives way too soon in the cycle, the pistons are hammered back down in their bores before they've reached the top. Be...

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What is wrong when a car Hesitates when you press on gas pedal?

Depends....could be alot of things whether carbed or fuel injected.. if scannable, do so. 96 and up for free at some parts stores. Advance auto will. Pre-96 will need different scanners or code reader.

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Why wont the car go forward when its in gear instead of just the engine revving high?

Chances are, particularly if this is an automatic transmission, you are low on tranny fluid. To check this, the engine needs to be at normal operating temperature and idling. Checking tranny fluid when the engine is cold and not idling will give a false reading, indicating that it is full ...

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Does gas enter the engine when the car is off and you push the gas pedal?

If your engine has a carburetor, a small amount of fuel will be sprayed in to the intake manifold when accelerator is depressed, and engine isn't running. This is fuel stored in the accelerator pump reservoir to prevent hesitation. So if the engine isn't running, it will spray the first time acce...

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Do the oil gauge moves when stepping on gas?

It's not supposed too.

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If you gas pedal becomes jammed press hard on the gas pedal?

False. If the gas pedal becomes jammed slip the shift into neutral, pull over when safe to do so, park the vehicle, shut the engine off then call for a tow truck or a mechanic.

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

hi,replace the catalytic converter, on this type of vehicles they run from $80.dollars to almost $300. because they are four different kind, depends what Chrysler you have like the all wheel drive, an so on my drift? does your car hesitate on the freeway? do you hear a whistling noise, also somet...

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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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When you press the gas pedal the engine dies?

No! That could never happen. Okay now for an answer. Your car sounds as if it is starving for fuel so I would start at the fuel filter. How long since it was changed? Have you had the injectors cleaned? In some cases it could be timing but I'd start with getting the fuel system checked out. By th...

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Why does your car revv up when your foot is on the brake?

The power brake booster has a massive vacuum leak.

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Why would a car stall when you push the gas pedal?

I would suspect a lack of fuel pressure, replace fuel filter, check fuel pump.

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Why does your car sound like a lawn mower when you press the gas pedal?

Because your fan blade clutch is eather getting old or brand new. What kind of car is it?

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

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

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Why would your car not accelerate beyond 20 miles an hour even when you step on the gas?

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

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Why does my 1980 Chevy gas pedal get stuck?

If the gas pedal is sticking on a 1980 Chevy, it is possible that the cable is wearing out. Check for slack in the cable. There could also be dirt on the pedal itself that is causing it to stick.

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Why does your car turn off when you press the gas pedal?

You Should Take It To A Garage

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Why is my truck not getting gas?

Sometimes, if your engine isn't getting enough fuel, the culprit could be your fuel pressure regulator, a fuel leak, a clogged fuel filter, or clogged injectors.But most of the time, it's the fuel pump.The fuel pump can usually be checked fairly easily.The fuel pump should prime for about three s...

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Do you press the gas pedal when shifting?

Shifting Into First What you want to do is take your (right) foot off the brake, and gently press down on the accelerator (gas pedal), as you're gently taking your (left) foot off the clutch.Once you do it successfully, you're in first gear and you're driving.This is the step that needs the most...

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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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Why does intstument panel dim when you step on brakes?

because it just so happens that the main feed for the energy to power the panel runs through a wire that runs along parrell to where the brake pedal is no worries your safe

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

some how the tail light wire is touching the ajar wire

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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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Why does the brake pedal on a 74 f-100 go to the floor when the truck is running?

Usually when the break petal goes all the way to the floor, it indicates a leak in the break system. The most common causes are: no break fluid in the master cylinder due to a break line opening or a leaking valve in the master cylinder itself. if it is a power break system, then the vacuum as...

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Why does my car keep revving?

The idle is controlled by the idle air control valve and if it cannot keep the engine idling it will keep trying to rev the engine up to compensate.A vacuum leak, sensor that has failed, or an EGR system malfunction could potentially be the cause of the erratic engine you're experiencing.

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

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

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Why does your car not move when the gas pedal is pressed?

This has happened to me. Sometimes it can be a number of things; is the car in park, is the emergency break on, is there a block under a tire, etc. It could also be a faulty line or wire. It may seem unnecessary but call a mechanic and let him/her know.

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Why is there no pressure on my clutch pedal?

There could be a leak on the slave cylinder causing the slave cylinder not to operate.Also, check the pin to the clutch pedal and make sure that it is hooked up to the clutch master cylinder.If there is no leak, then there may be air in the clutch hydraulic system.

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Car dies when push the gas pedal?

check the fuel filter. also, does the engine have a carburetor, or is it fuel injected? carburetors can get clogged, and then they can't deliver enough fuel to the engine. fuel lines can get clogged too. More information is needed before this can really qualify as a question though.

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

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

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Why is there a squeaking noise when you step on the accelerator?

Could use some more info like year and model vehicle but one possiblity could be a lose belt that drives the alternator.

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Why does my Ford Taurus shut off at a stop sign if i don't step on the gas?

Try cleaning out the throttle body plates. They get dirty & restrict the air flow & choke off the engine ... allow it to die out.

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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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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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Why is my gas light on when my tank is full?

OK.The fuel tank pressure sensor is located on top of the fuel pump assembly, on top of the gas tank.Most of the time when people think a bad or loose gas cap has caused the engine light, the problem is usually what is called the “EVAP system Vent valve”.He says that it might be a sensor.

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Why is it when you press your gas pedal the car hesitate to pick up speed and when you press down on it the pedal feels loose then go to normal after awhile?

This is not normal. If your car is doing this, get it checked out.

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Why is my car hesitating when I press 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 does my brake pedal vibrate when stopping?

The most likely reason that you feel vibrations through the brake pedal is because a brake rotor — the rotating disc that the brake pads are pressed against by the calipers to slow the wheel — is unevenly worn, or what some call “warped.”

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Why is my car loud when I press the gas?

Leak in Exhaust Manifold: The exhaust manifold collects exhaust gases from the engine.If there is a leak in the exhaust manifold it can cause the engine to run louder, sputter and run unevenly.A cracked or leaking exhaust manifold can create bigger problems due to the hot gases that are escaping.

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

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

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Why is my engine shaking when I press the gas?

If the vibration occurs only under acceleration, the tires are not the most likely culprit.Vibration caused by tires is common.Sometimes vibration can be better or worse at certain speeds, but unaffected by acceleration or deceleration.A good tire shop will check for bent wheels or a broken belt ...

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Why does my truck shake at high speeds?

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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On a Nissan altima while the car is on and pushing on the gas pedal the car won't go why?

Well I have had that problem before, but I punctured the transmission oil pan and the car lost all its transmission oil, I have a 96 Altima, u might try checking the oil, I did and the car runs without it, it wont move.

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Why do I have to pump the gas pedal to start my car?

You shouldn't have to feed gas to start an engine.Most modern cars will feed the necessary amount of fuel into the ignition without pumping the gas petal at all.A: fuel pump / lines are dirty and need to be flushed or cleaned, B: Needs a simple tune-up to replace spark plugs / wires so they fire ...

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Why is my engine temperature indicator staying on high?

The guage goes up when the vehicle is overheating. Possibilities to start checking are: air pocket in cooling system, sending unit is defective, cooling fan not working, guage is broken, head gasket leak, cooling system leak.

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