Why when you are driving at 70mph and take your foot off the gas do you get a knocking from left side?

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

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Can you drive a car using your left foot?

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Why does your car knock when you push the gas?

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When you slow down and apply the brake your car wobbles in the front But even when you let your foot off the gas?

Check brake rotors, wheel balance & bearings.

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Why is there knocking in the brakes when you drive and gets louder when you put on the brakes?

You brakes are no longer any good. Either that or there is a little man in there trying to get out.

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Why does your car make a knocking sound when you turn left?

Could most possibly the CV joint (constant-velocity joint)

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

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Why would your car make a noise when when you put your foot on the gas after changing gear?

Head gasket.Or you fuked up your wheel bearing.

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What does a squeaky sound coming from the left side of car when driving mean?

It USUALLY means you need new front disc brake pads; there is a "squeaker" on the brake pad backing that contacts the disc intermittently. When you apply the brakes, if the squeaking goes away, or becomes quieter, that is what you need to replace. Most disc brake pad sets run $13 - $40 per set (r...

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Why does your car make a whistling noise when your foot is off the accelerator?

could be a vacum leak in the engines intake or just road noise from the tires you cant hear when you step on the gas.

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Why do the brakes of your car sqeak when foot is taken off the brake pedal?

That would be the brake "squealer" making that noise. It's telling you the brakes pads are worn down and in need of attention.

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Your fuel/air mixture is too rich - either your fuel injector (carb) is not working properly or your air intake is clogged.

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Cuts down on the reaction time it takes to stop. Also allows the car to coast which will save you on fuel.Because pushing the accelerator gives the vehicle fuel to keep moving forward, the opposite of what you want to stop.

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Why is your car shaking and knocking when you get over 50 mph?

A vehicle can be shaking and knocking when the speed gets over 50 mph if there is something wrong with the suspension. There might be a tie rod loose, a wheel that is out of balance, or the ball joints could be bad. This is a very dangerous situation that needs to be taken care of before an accid...

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I'm sorry but you are. Green light left still yeilds to oncoming, only green arrow left does not have to yeild.

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The left of the car would be the right side in your perspective.

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Whats wrong when driving down the highway taking a gradual left turn and your car shakes very badly but it doesn't do it when you turn right?

i would first check wheel bearings on front wheels There are quite a few possibilities; worn wheel bearing (that depends on the type of wheel bearing), loose wheel studs, tire balance, CV joint. Whatever it is, you should probably take care of it soon.

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Why is your car knocking when you drive - could there be a problem with the suspension?

there could be a problem with the timing of engine (ie) spark knock or bad gas

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A siezed brakepad or shoe or the emergency brake is on.

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Why does your car shake from side to side when you go around a turn?

sounds like you have a tire out of round, wheels out of balance.bad wheel bearings,or bad tie rod ends allowing movement in steering and suspension

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

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

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What would cause a knocking sound from front left of car when braking and gets louder and faster as you apply more brake?

Disc--Probably warped rotor but could be malfunctioning ABS system.Drum--Probably need brake linings adjusted but could be malfunctioning ABS system.Pull wheel or see mechanic.

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You was backing out of a parking spot and the other vehicle was coming from your left and hit your left side of the car who is at fault?

The person driving in a forward direction has the right of way. If you are backing up, you must wait until traffic is clear before moving. Similar to a rear-ender, when the person hitting someone in front of them is always at fault.

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What is wrong when a car is shaking from the engine and there are air noises when taking off the gas cap?

The engine is running rough, either just at idle or also during acceleration. Look at the FAQ's for rough idle and engine shaking problems for your specific symptoms. The gas cap hisses because the air is coming out (it was trapped under pressure). That is nrmal when your tank is less than half f...

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

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inertia-when moving in a forward motion your body tries to continue in the same direction even when the car is turning

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When you put your foot on the gas you hear a clicking sound?

look up "pinking" on wikipedia - this is a condition when petrol pre-ignites. Try using a higher octane fuel or get your engine cleaned to prevent this.

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What is it when you hear a popping sound coming from the left side of car?

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You did not say what engine you had, so if it is a stock motor depending on the year and the compression it could be bad or low octane gas. if you are using good gas, try backing the timing down till doesn't knock under accelloration or under a load as in going up hill.

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When turning right knocking noise come from your constant velocity joint is it the right side or left side of the front of the car that the is coming from?

Turning right loads the left front wheel of the vehicle, so if you hear the knock when you turn right the bad CV joint is on the left, and vice versa.

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a chipped tooth on a gear need a little more info like is car sitting still in neutral knocking or moving e mail me

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Your Yamaha blaster starts and idles but when you rev it dies and makes a weird knocking sound from engine?

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Why does your car cut off when you hit the gas?

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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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you probably need to change your fuses you probably need to change your fuses

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Broken belt in one of your tires

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Why does your muffler pop when you let off the gas?

to much fuel left in a cylinder. usually from a bad cam lobe or a misfiring sparkplug.

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

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