Questions tagged [acceleration]

The act of increasing speed over time.

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97' lancer hestitates under acceleration

I have a 97' lancer with the 1.6 engine, here's the thing, when I press the accelerator slightly it jerks a little no matter if Im moving, or taking off from a stop, If I press it more, like doing a ...
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What could make a vehicle accelerate in neutral?

The vehicle is a 2013 Honda Pilot, 5 speed automatic transmission and with about 100,000 miles on it. This occurred at least three times (that I noticed). Here a quick list of conditions: Vehicle ...
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Strange knock on VW Golf Diesel

Today I started noticing when I hard accelerate the car, first revving to about 2000 RMP and letting the clutch, I hear a knock from the car when the rpms are ~2500 RMP and up (to 4000) on the first ...
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RPM Sometimes Jumps

I have noticed an issue today when driving and was hoping someone might have some ideas. Car is a 2008 PEUGEOT 207. I have noticed that sometimes when I floor the accelerator at 4th and 5th gear, the ...
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Car accelerating very quickly

I bought an used car of 2011 make camry, which is in good condition. The car is accelerating too quickly, even for a little gas and it's jumping with out a smooth move. I am afraid to put my foot ...
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Engine splutters and dies when I rev it at low RPM, but at high RPM it revs fine

My Datsun 240k runs very rough at low RPM, and if I push the accelerator to the floor quickly, the engine splutters and dies. If I slowly rev the engine to about 3200 RPM, and then floor it, it revs ...
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When second gear is engaged the car doesnt accelerate and engine doesnt rev up? audi a3 1.6 2005

I recently had a gearbox which went through the casing and needed to be refurbished. Had a new clutch replaced along with it. Once i picked the car up i began noticing that when the car goes into 2nd ...
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2010 Dodge Dakota Big-horn: Engine sputters when accelerating from stop

I have a 2010 Dodge Dakota, 4.8L V8, 2WD, 129K miles. The fall temperatures are starting to get a little colder, so I've noticed something that my truck does now that it didn't used to do. When I ...
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09 Chevrolet Silverado randomly won’t accelerate

I just had the transmission rebuild in my 09 Silverado, and when we got it back we noticed that randomly while driving the RPMs will accelerate if we press down on the gas but the speedometer won’t ...
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BMW manual transmission slow to accelerate but only in certain gears

After a service where the engine computer was replaced, I've noticed that certain gears are not behaving normally. 2nd, 4th and 6th behave normally: if I have my foot down on the gas pedal, it ...
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My van is at 89K miles right now. It is losing its pickup

I have a Dodge Grand Caravan 2012 and it is losing its pickup. I know the dealership changed the air-filter last time I went for an oil change. I have always been regular on the manufacturer ...
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Subaru Impreza Turbo 2000 Stuttering acceleration and clunk

The car is a manual and right hand drive. Pulling away or moving off at low rpm, there is a small stutter. It is always when a little throttle is applied. But much more noticeable is a massive ...
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Car won’t accelerate after heavy rain flooded in my car

Ok, so my car was left with the windows cracked and sunroof cracked awhile I was out of town for a day, when I got back the next day I found my car with like a ton of water on the floors and my seats ...
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2005 Chevy Suburban loud tap on hard acceleration

I have a 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 4WD 5.3 (208k miles) that has several loud taps when I accelerate moderately to hard. It only happens from slow or stop. I haven't been able to get the sound when ...
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Car revs high around (2-4k rpm) when idle then goes back to normal, also accelerating on its own while driving

I'm new to this website and hoping to seek some answers about my problem this past years. My car is Kia Avella quite an old car but still in good condition (i guess) The problem happened a year ago ...
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Very Poor Acceleration on 2001 Buick Regal

About three days ago I noticed my car (2001 Buick Regal) was acting a bit sluggish when accelerating on the highway, the engine would rev up a bunch and the CEL flashed, but otherwise the car still ...
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2015 Subaru Impreza premium

I have an issue where my rpms have been much higher than normal when I accelerate at first. It just started happening over the last month and also I’ve noticed my car lags when it accelerates lately ...
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2019 manual transmission Subaru Imprezza skips lacks in acceleration

I drive a new 2019 manual transmission Subaru Imprezza. Started driving her five months ago. She's only had one oil change. Synthetic oil before and after the oil change. She's been stalled less than ...
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2003 Ford Focus poor acceleration, starving for fuel

When I try to take off it acts like it's getting no fuel then all of a sudden it starts to accelerate but it does this every time I stop.
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2005 Honda Civic no acceleration and bad shifting

So I got home friday night and ran out of gas pulling into my driveway, ( I wasnt really paying attention to my gas gauge ). I had plans over the weekend with family so we took my girlfriends car ...
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2013 Mazda 3 Hesitates when accelerating from a stop

The car has about 125000 miles on it and about 10,000 miles ago it started hesitating when starting from a stop. It has gotten serious to where I am concerned to enter traffic in case it doesn't ...
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Unable to accelerate after jump starting

I apologize in advance for the long question. I want to make sure I'm as detailed as possible. Today I discovered my Toyota 2009 Venza completely dead (kids left the rear passenger lights on... I ...
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How can I get rid of acceleration whine?

I have a 2006 Honda Accord Ex 2.4 (4 cyl), which I've maintained pretty well at 150,000 miles. I have no issues with it. The only thing that gets me rattled is a constant whine that's dependent on RPM ...
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Civic knocking while pushing harder and acceleration lag

I have civic 98 with D16Y4 engine with automatic transmission. It knocks while pushing gas harder during high revs. I'm currently using ron 92 and I tried ron 97 but faced knocking on all I even ...
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2016 Nissan Altima SV not accelerating

My car is fine most of the time but for some reason, after driving in really bad traffic for 45 minutes to an hour it's slow to accelerate after stopping. I've even had a case where it would not ...
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MAZDA 3 2006 (UK) - poor acceleration then takes off at 3250 revs

I have a 2006 Petrol Mazda 3 1.6, with 74k on the clock. I have a problem where the car is really jumpy with poor acceleration when it is accelerating from 0 up to 3250 revs, it feels like it is ...
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The engine start just fine, but when I try to get on the road the engine shuts off when I accelerate

On a Chinese Scooter 50cc Bash, my engine start fine, but when I try to get on the road the engine shuts off when I accelerate. On the very bottom of the carburetor there there a line and I don't know ...
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High idle in wet conditions

I have a Lexmoto adrenaline and it works fine in the dry most of the time until recently. It starts to idle significantly higher in the rain and on off acceleration when trying to speed up. I have no ...
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When i step on the throttle, nothing happens, then after a second the car goes

My car is a 1992 Benz 300SE W140 Automatic Transmission, whenever i start the car and put it on D, when i step on the throttle nothing happens (the engine rpm does not increase) then after 1 second it ...
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Volvo V70 I stalling when accelerating too much

I've recently bought a Volvo V70 I 2.4 (106 kW, gasoline, 1998), and on the way back home from the seller the car died several times when starting from a standstill, until finally a few hundred meters ...
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Hesitation to accelerate under load

Hi I have recently started getting some problems when accelerating from slow speeds under load. For example, I am driving up a hill behind a slow truck, when I am ready to accelerate the car ...
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Diesel truck at 40Mph huge “stall” and then kick

So I have an 01 Chevy Silverado and i have a little strip that i like to see how fast my truck can go 0-60. The problem is that when I'm accelerating, at around 40mph my truck "stalls"(like im pushing ...
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My scooter died yesterday on my way home from work

I recently bought a 125cc Honda scooter. I was driving home yesterday when it suddenly just cut out. Now it only starts if I keep the throttle open. The moment I let the go of the throttle it dies ...
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Poor Uphill acceleration and skipping gears

I have a Honda CBF125cc 2010 model. I have recently tightened the chain and changed the sprockets. In the last couple of weeks my bike seems to skip 4th gear. I can physically move the gear shifter ...
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98 Honda Accord loss of power

A couple times now in my 1998 Honda Accord I have been driving down the highway when all of a sudden my RPMs drop to idle rates and pressing the gas pedal doesn't rev the engine. The first time this ...
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VW Golf 2012 DSG auto transmission runs fine but accelerate very slowly with the D1 gear

A month ago, I changed my DSG auto 7-speed transmission's mechatronic because of another issue and after that everything was working just fine. Recently I found that when I start my car and switch my ...
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Gas pedal is completely loose and car revs high 1997 Honda Civic

so recently I tried to start my 1997 Honda Civic all that happened was that the engine revved extremely high and then I shut it off. The gas pedal has absolutely no resistance.
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Low Power Even at Max Rev

I have a 200cc motorcycle which i use for daily ride to my work for just around 20 minutes only. I always had this problem of having low power after I decelerate using engine brake. Here is the ...
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dying on fast acceleration + blackened spark plugs, but no problems on idle

I drive a 1990 Audi 80 b3 with 2.0-liter gasoline engine (I have no idea what the correct term is in English since it is not my native language, so please excuse me my mistakes). Today I encountered ...
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When I step on gas pedal, the engine revs up but there is no acceleration

When I step on gas pedal, the engine revs up but there is no acceleration. When step off gas a bit it car starts to accelerate again. It's a manual transmission. 2005 Toyota Corolla. This is happening ...
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Why does my car get stuck when I accelerate and turn at the same time?

Whenever I hit the gas pedal and make a left turn the vehicle will not move forward. It gets stuck and makes a strange noise. I literally have to let off the gas before turning and coast. This also ...
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2008 Dodge Avenger 4 cylinder

My car sputters when I accelerate and my rpm keeps jumping. I put it on the machine at my mechanic and it doesn't show anything wrong with the car. I checked my motor and transmission and its nothing ...
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Acceleration Issues

I have acceleration issues with my Mahindra Bolero SLX. Acceleration fails/drops all of a sudden while driving. When this occurs I pull off from the pedal and pump a little bit and it becomes okay ...
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Thud/thump noise after letting go of gas pedal

I have a 1997 Honda Accord with automatic transmission and about 150K miles on it. Frequently when I accelerate to around 3000 RPM or higher, and then let go of the gas pedal, about 1 second later I ...
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02 Civic SiR “faint whistling” sound under load

I'm getting what I can best describe as a "faint whistling" sound, mostly under load, sometimes faintly when revving in neutral. I'd liken it to someone blowing a referee's whistle way off in the ...
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My 2010 Jaguar XK will very occasionally struggle to accelerate only when starting from low speed

new to the forum! My 2010 Jaguar XK will very occasionally struggle to accelerate when I am running it at low speeds of about 10-15 mph. When I try to go above 10-15 mph, the car will create a lot of ...
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Heard a pop and now it doesn't accelerate

This is a 2003 VW Touran 1.9 L TDI. Basically I was starting to accelerate in 2nd gear when something popped in engine compartment and it lost power. Whenever I press on gas pedal in 1st gear, it ...
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2001 honda civic won't go past 112 mph

about two months ago i purchased my first car. it is a 2001 honda civic lx. with that being said, let's get right into it. so, as the title reads, this is my issue. i happen to speed sometimes on the ...
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2012 Dodge Avenger Accelerator Issues

Symptom: When I try to accelerate, probably 7/10 times, it will "choke" or "buck" for a split second, drop RPMS, then pick up and continue without issue after this. It seems like it only happens ...
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Revs go up, but car doesn't increase in speed while shifting. Trouble accelerating

I have a 1.2L Corsa B automatic, and I'm having trouble accelerating. I can only get to 60 mph slowly on flat roads, and about 30-40 on a hill but 70-80 mph downhill. I can feel it hesitating when ...