Your 96 neon when stopped feels like it will stall when you step on gas to go runs smooth engine vibrates when in park or brake is pressed?
This is a common symptom of a misfire or potentially a faulty idle air control valve which when faulty, can cause the misfire to happen due to an improper air/fuel mixture being supplied to the engine.I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to replace your idle air ...
Quite possibly a vacuum leak, or problem with fuel flow. Vacuum leaks can be bad at idle and cause it to stall, a fuel problem would make it very difficult to move at all.
hi u could hav a leak on u vacuum pipe from u engine to the brake servo or u brake servo is faulty
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.
What is wrong with your car when you it stopped and it acts like it's going to die or maybe it feels like it jumps?
replace the throttle position center
Why does my 2001 Nissan Maxima start to stall when I slow down or stop but when I press down hard on the brake you can feel it going back to normal?
Sounds like you may have a vacuum leak- check under the hood and under dash area
What causes a car to stall when you put it in park or turn the wheel sharply and is now starting to hesitate when pressing the gas pedel?
Engines run on a gas/air mixture. A computer controls the gas/air mixture. The computer acts on information it gets from all kinds of sensors. Placing a transmission in gear changes a condition that increases the load on an engine and the gas/air mixture needs to change also. Shifting into park w...
I would look for a vacuum leak.
youre lifting the clutch up to quick
When my Celica is idling bad vibration It runs nice and smooth no misses or anything but when it idles you feel a vibration inside the car and you can even see the hood vibrating?
Sounds like a bad motor mount. I've changed quite a few motor mounts on Toyota's for the same complaint. Look for one on the lower side of the radiator, this one absorbs engine torque and is the common one to fail.
you definitely has to put the emergency break on ill tell you what happens when you put it in park,.....you will go to the front and have a car crash.
What would cause a car to slightly rev and feel like its going to move forward when stopped with your feet firmly on the brake?
Manual or Automatic? I will assume automatic. Most likely a vacuum leak or a device like the air conditioner turning on telling the ECU to increase the RPMs to compensate. The car moving forward is the torque converting starting to lock up as the RPMs rise which is normal. I would check for a vac...
check that the vaccuum hose to brake booster is not clogged up.then check pcv valve.other than that it sounds like the power booster for brakes needs replacing, thses are not usually repairable
Could be in need of a tune up.
When you put your 1999 Toyota Tacoma in 4 wheel drive it feels like the parking brake is on when turning on pavement What could be causing this?
When on dry pavement in 4wd the front and rear wheels are working against each other. Your forward movement is hindered by the front wheels especially in a turn, the rear wants to push you faster than the front will allow. Only use 4wd on dirt or snow.
It is a fake brake! If you are riding on a flat dry surface it works, but gets super hot. If you are riding on a hill or wet surface it just doesn't work. Wrote to MGP about this. They replied with a picture of the safety sticker which says the scooter should not be used in the wet or on hills. T...
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.
It could be due to your transmission about to go out or low on fluid or needing a transmission flush
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.
When you press down on your gas pedel the car dies if you fether the gas pedal it will stay running on a 300zx tt?
It sounds as if you have a vacuum leak. Try plugging your intake carefully with a towel and then check again using someone as assistance to increase RPM. If the engine still dies then take notice of the position of the pedal at which point of height it dies at. There is a sensor called TPS or Thr...
Car starts but unless reeving the engine a little it will stall I Can put in gear with foot on brake while reeving then let up on brake and it will stay started and run until I go to brake?
Had the same problem with my Lincoln. . . . There is a lever that you can rev the engine up from under the hood, that needs to be adjusted to keep more gas going to the vehicle. This is what I did over a year ago and it's still working fine. The downfall is that since it's giving more gas, it obv...
When you step on the gas it seems like it wants to stall and loses all power you have a 2002 ford windstar?
Plugged fuel filter? Plugged air filter? Loose timing chain? Plugged catalytic converter?
You have not provided enough info, I recomend you have it checked by a knowlegable person.
I had that in a vehicle i used to drive, and they had to replace the whole wiring system inside the transmission
I posted this question because I thought it would help a whole lot of people with this elusive problem. I have a "96 Buick 3.1 six that I love. Recently it started runing terrible with the dreaded "check engine" light FLASHING!! Most people don't know that a steady check engine light usually has ...
When you come to a stop and then you press on the gas to go why would your car jerk almost as if you were pressing on the brake?
it may be your egr flow that's connected to your egr valve. my car has that problem right now! its a Honda 98 accord v6.
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.
When was the last time you had a tune-up? change your fuel filter, it may be clogged.
When in park and you press and release gas pedal engine keeps accelerating and wont stop until you turn it off why?
The throttle is sticking, check on the throttle body for something holding it open, the reason it stops when you shut it off is because you stop the flow of fuel.
this time of year,could br fuel line freeze,or fuel pump could be getting weak
When a car squeals while moving, but the brakes still work properly, it could be a squeal from a drive belt. It could also mean that something like a tire rim is rubbing on the brake rotor. A vacuum leak in a small hose under the hood will also cause a squealing noise.
How come a cars rpms go up when braking and it feels like the car wants to accelerate more than stopping and sometimes it feels like it wants to die?
You are probably in need of a new transmission. I would get that checked out ASAP because your car is going to die soon, and you will be stuck in the middle of the road..helpless.
Your little Neon is a front wheel drive. There are two constant velocity joints on each axle. When they wear out as they normally do after about one hundred thousand miles and up, they begin to click whenever you turn the front wheels left or right. The clicking eminates from between the wear sur...
When 2000 ford escort zx2 is in park or just idling in drive with brake what makes the car vibrate but stop when you take off?
I have a 2000 Ford Escort ZX2 with Dual Overhead Cams and a 2.0 4 cylinder engine. When I first started experiencing any trouble it was a lot like you describe. Then the engine would cut off at stops. I had taken it to Ford several times while it was still under warranty and they replaced the ign...
While driving your car it seems to lose power also if you are at a redlight it stalls today it just stopped completely the car was still running but when pressing the gas petal there was no movementt?
it may be ur alternator, once the car is running the alternator keeps ac current flowing and to necessary components if the alternator dies out/stops working the components that run the car which were powered by the alternator are now run off the battery which is dc (direct current) this will onl...
What causes a car to start vibrating when you give it gas when driving and smooth out when you let off the gas?
Either it needs CV joints or the tires need to be balanced.
Your car has no power and jerks a lot when taking of when I press the gas it feels like it wants to go then it kind of dies?
You may have a bad vacuum leak or a clogged fuel filter. Check your plugs and wires to make sure they're in good shape.
When brake pads are worn enough will they actually cause the vehicle to feel like it is towing or dragging something i.e. slower acceleration or sluggishness?
yes especially when slowing down it makes an awful noise like your towin somethin
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!
Loose wheel; brake problems; bad bearing; something else? Whatever it is it's serious. Check it right away.
manual transmission: if you dont hold the clutch pedal in when you hit the brakes, then it will do that. AutoTrans: try putting in neutral before stopping
What if your 1999 aurora when first cranked acts like it is not getting gas It stalls and surges and acts like it is going to cut off The service engine soon light comes on What could this be?
too many possibilitys.it needs to be scaned to find out why
Your 84 fiero with auto transmission stalls when stopping it starts in park but stalls again with a jerk when you put it in drive like a stick shift with the clutch engauged?
some of these model cars(G M) had a switch that locks up the torque converter. When it goes bad it feels as though you are stopping a straight shift without pushing the clutch down.
Check for vaccuum leaks this could be your problem.
Your transmission runs fine when it is cold but after you drive for a bit you can not get it to shift from 1 to 2 and when you step on the gas the transmission will slip out of gear?
Sounds like your torque converter needs replacing
It means you should have a trusted mechanic diagnose the problem before there is a bigger problem.
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...
no it wont as long as your parking break is not on . usually the light comes on to indicate that you are running low on break fluid
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Why does a 1993 Explorer engine cut out when first pressing on the gas and runs ruff in 1st gear and check engine will turn on but when on freeway check engine light turns off and runs fine?
sounds like a (tps) throttle position sensor. need to have it put on a scanner to check what trouble codes are stored in the ecm.
Why when you start your 90 Honda accord the shifter gets stuck on park then when you put it to drive it feels like im driving in mud the car simply dosent accelerate fast it does it really slow?
Sounds like its starting off in second not in drive
That is because when you brake, your body pushes forward and makes it feel that the car shut down. Your mind makes it feel that way.
In most new cars the parking brake light is also activated when the linings of your brakes wear out.
Occasionally the gas pedal will have some resistance when you press it. You could check and lube gas pedal, gas cable, and throttle itself.
What causes your car to hesitate when steping on the gas and why does it stall when you are slowing down taking a turn and you are pressing on the gas?
I had the same problem with my eh Holden and found that the carby bowl was dirty and the main jet was blocked.if its on a injector car try cleaning the injectors with a fuel additaveKen
Why does my 99 Dodge Ram 1500 feels like it loses power and is going to stall when you shift to drive then goes away if I give it gas?
The engine may not initially get enough power due to a dirty air filter. The fuel filter can also cause the same problem.
What would cause your van to jerk when you press the gas pedal its fine when you get to high speed but when you slow down or stop then start again it starts bucking?
The year, make, model and engine size would certainly help but it sounds like it needs a good tune up including spark plug wires.
my guess is maybe need new fuel filter or pumpspark plugsclogged injectorsinvest in a haynes or chilton manual u can get a used one cheap on ebay it will help with fuel filter replacement since lines are under pressure be careful
This sounds like an ECU problem, the load of the brakes is not being compensated for so when the clutch and brake are applied the rev's fall and drop below what is maintainable for the engine. You should take it for a diagnostics check at a garage and see if anything pops up.
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...
When you drive your car it makes a high pitched squeaking noise and stops when the car is stopped. Will make the noise going slow or fast.?
it is called a squeaker it is made on your disck break pads to let you know your pads are about woren out as in its time for a break job
When you put it in reverse it make a noses and will not go anywhere but you put it in to neutral it will stop?
well it depends if your wanting to go backwards then you put the car in reverse . or if your wanting to stop then you put the car on neutral.
Your car runs fine but when you stop at the light it feels like it is about to die It never does Can anyone tell you what the problem is?
Year, make and model would be helpful here. Usally a sticking idle air control solenoid.
What could be the problem if your car runs fine until you press the accelarator down and it starts jumping and skipping and feels like it's not getting enough gas?
fuel filter or bad gas Timing might be off too
What is wrong with my 2000 Lincoln Town Car when it starts then stops suddenly it will stay running if you give it the gas but will stop when you let off the gas?
This is usually caused by a bad ISC motor. The ISC motor may also be called an ISC or IAC or Idle Control or Idle motor when you ask for it at your parts counter. If they look at you like you have too many heads, try one of the other names. These mostly go bad during cold or damp weather, and whe...
Does pressing the brake in an automatic car disengage the gear mechanism For example what is the difference in engine strain if i press the brake in the car or if i let the brake go when uphill?
When you brake it does not take your car out of gear.
You don't say what type of car the inquiry is about, so here are a few general answers. If you have a turbo-diesel, and there is a whistle starting about 1700 rpm, then you are probably hearing the turbo spinning up as exhaust gas pressure rises. Alternatively, you could have a leak on the air pi...
When you start a car and put it in drive is there supposed to be a slight shake in the engine or should it be just as smooth as when in park?
When you are sitting with your foot on the brake and the engine running and you select drive, depending on the quality of your vehicle, there might be a slight jolt or thump as the engine is then suddenly trying to move the car along the ground. So if the tick-overspeed is too low the sudden extr...
If you added more gas and a additive to gas that had water in it will it run itself out or should you drain it?
If you put in additives to remove the water and add gas the water will eventually run out of the system. However these additives will only remove a small amount of water caused by condensation or poorly stored fuels. If there is a large amount of water in the tank or the gas is over a year old I ...
What causes a car to run rough after it sits then run smooth after you let it run awhile It does this in the morning and sounds like rubbing sound when you make a right turn?
The only way to find out is to take it to a mechanic who has an engine analyzer. The rubbing could be caused by a loose mudshield (or a dozen other things). For rubbing sounds, you might want to check the clearance inside the wheel wells when fully turned to the right. (Possible tire contact with...
Your transmission is having a major problem. I would take it to a mechanic as soon as possible. OR ask one of the ASE techs on here if you are a DIY person. But, on transmissions it is better to take it to a good shop that can fix it. It could be many different things and without more information...
You have a 1994 Pontiac Sunbird with a bad engine vibration in Drive while stopped it will slightly decrease in neutral Where should you start to look?
Run a compression check and examine the plugs while you're at it. If you see one or more plugs that are dark and wet, that cylinder isn't firing. If that cylinder also has low or no compression, it has a burned valve.
bad fuel pump or no gas
Why doe when you drive your car fast it starts like it's cokng jerking a little when i give it gas it doesn't want to go it 's like it's in neutral?
Could be in need of a good tune up including replacing the fuel filter.
fix the problem. if it says brake, it might also be the brake fluid level or brake shoes or pads.
because it is the spark plugs back firing they need to be replaced
its nothing bad.Depends on the sound. If it is a clicking or thunk it is probably the CV joint in the axle. It will start when you are turning and then as it gets worse as you are going straight.
Why will a car start and run for a few minutes then loses power to the engine like you stopped giving it gas dies and will not start again after about 10 minutes you can start the car again?
i can start the car, and it runs for a few meters, dies out like im giving it no gas. then it will not restart. after sitting about 10 minutes or so, it will start again and is drivable for a few more meters, then dies again to have the whole process rinse and repeat itself . it also makes a loud...
When you press gas on car it starts to die or accelerating very slow Its a 1982 mercury it also idles crazy what can that be Thanks?
Problem: 1982 mercurySolution: take to junk yard
More than likely, your H-A/C control is set to Defrost. In most vehicles, when this is set to Defrost, the A/C Compressor runs continually.More than likely, your H-A/C control is set to Defrost. In most vehicles, when this is set to Defrost, the A/C Compressor runs continually. More than likely,...
What would cause your truck to jerk and feel like its not getting gas its a 1996 ranger 4.0 AutoZone said maf or egr valve?
well it could be a bad fuel pump, clogged fuel filter, or a clogged catalytic converter, but i would check the fuel filter first, cause that would be the cheapest fix.
Why does my Honda Insight feel like it is going to stall out after coming to a complete stop and then go while white smoke comes out of the exhaust during accelleration?
If the coolant reservoir is low or empty, I would say you have a bad head gasket.
Check the vent tube for the fuel tank. If it is pinched it will cause that condition. Not knowing what vehicle you have, some vent tubes are located inside the filler neck and not visible unless you remove the filler neck from the tank.
What is wrong when brakes are hard to press and the steering wheel shakes and the car stops accelerating normally but after parking and waiting it drives fine?
could possible be your vacuum hose to your brake booster... if it's popped off or got a slit that would make it hard to brake... explain while it gets better if it cool down too... the steering shaking could be a totally different prob... ie. wheels un balanced, brake disks warped....
Why is your 97 dodge ram 1500 2wd feel like to much air going into air intake when applying the gas has no pressure?
If you have a "check engine" light illuminated, have the codes read. The codes will help determine the problem. Your local auto parts store will help you read the codes at no cost.
When you shift gears and press on the gas again the car wont go then it will shake violently then accel erate?
you have to ease on the clutch, transition between releasing the clutch and applying the gas.
turn it off if it stands for more than a few minutes cars burn a lot of gas at idle
Why does your 96 town and country smell like gas from the inside and is it safe for you and your 3 kids to drive it?
If you can clearly smell gas there may be a leak and I would suggest that you have it checked asap. It may be a minor repair but never take chances with a possible gas leak.
Running Out of Gas: Some Possible Results You may just fill it back up and go on down the road.But sometimes, running out of gas makes the fuel pump fail.That's because on some vehicles, the fuel cools and lubricates the fuel pump.When it doesn't have gas any more, it seizes up.
When you drive your car it feels like the left front tire is going over a bump in the road every full rotation?
There's probably a flat spot in the tire somewhere. A worn wheel bearing is another possibility, as is damage to the rim.
May be you didn't change your gear. Hahaha :))
Your car is overheating when idle at stop lights or when idle in your driveway also when you are idle in the driveway and press on the accelerator it makes a water gurgling sound what could cause this?
The overheating could be a problem with your cooling fan- The water gurgling, I'm not sure aboout, I suggest you check all you fluid levels edit by SkydiveSonic: Sounds like you may have a lot of air in the cooling system. Try pouring more coolant into the radiator (when the engine is cold!!), or...
Why does your car squeak in the rear when you go over a bump or go from parked position to either reverse or forward?
The squeak is your tires losing traction on the pavement. Prominent in rear wheel drive cars.
Interrupted gas flow on a 1994 Dakota 318 runs a while and dies wait and it will restart seems to be air in line during a stall ...?
I had the same problem with my Dodge. Needed an o2 sensor also known as oxygen sensor. Hope this helps.
It's probably an electric fan that reacts and works if the engine reaches a certain temperature. Sometimes that means keeping going for a while even after you shut down the car.