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Questions tagged [acceleration]

The act of increasing speed over time.

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1300 cc fiat Multujet diesel car lags acceleration

I am facing a strange problem with my diesel car which has Fiat Multijet diesel engine. At low rpm it runs fine when I try to push it & take it to 4k rpm it gives a push back then starts to lag ...
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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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Corsa D 1.2 petrol struggling on inclines

Appreciate some advice please, my 12 plate corsa 1.2 D is struggling up hills or inclines, the engine management light flashes for a few minutes then goes off on flat ground or down hill. I have had ...
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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 went to the floor

My gas pedal went the floor after putting on the cruise control on my 97 jeep grand cherokee it went to 3000 rpm then shut down i keep looking on line they say its the throttle control sensor
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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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Maruti Suzuki Wagon R K10B - Engine goes off on leaving the accelerator pedal

I own a Maruti Suzuki 2013 version fitted with K10B engine. My car goes off even at 120kmph if i took off the leg from the accelerator pedal. While driving it goes without turning off for around ...
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Help! Car self revs up to 5000 at startup

My 1999 c230k was fine just yesterday and then this morning when I started it the rpm just kept revving up past 4000 in park. so I shut it off and tried again then it did it again so I let it go and ...
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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 ...
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Engine Running Rough and Shaky (with video) (2001 Toyota Camry)

The problem My 2001 Toyota Camry CE (4-cylinder gasoline engine) has run rough and shaky the last several weeks and several hundred miles. The car has about 226,000 miles. I bought the car new and ...
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What could cause worse-than-normal acceleration?

I have a manual transmission (2008 Honda Fit Sport) and recently got my car serviced, including oil change and "fuel system cleaning", at a shop I have never used before. After the service, my car ...
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Clutch Pulses at low RPMs - Problem? [duplicate]

I drive a used 2009 Toyota Matrix S (80k miles), and this is my first manual transmission car so forgive me if I'm describing something obvious and pedestrian here. Recently, I've noticed some odd ...
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Mercedes-Benz W203 C220 CDI doesn't accelerates as it should

First of all, sorry for my English. I have a Mercedes W203 C220 CDI (first model 2001) and when I run the car in the morning or when I get back from work in the afternoon (after a few hours without ...
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2005 Chrysler Town and Country: engine is little choking once started

I recently bought this van with only 100K miles second hand (meaning from the previous owner, not from the dealership). He was an older guy, probably didn't really had time to keep the vehicle up to ...
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1989 Sentra Cold Start and Stall + Cold Driving Loss of Acceleration

Greetings from Saint Louis. The only good news is that it always starts! Trouble began as being able to drive only a short distance when the engine was cold (sometimes a block, sometimes a few miles) ...
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Gas pedal floored yet the car can't reach maximum speed

I'm running a manual Opel Corsa 2005 Sedan (engine code: C16SE, 1600cc). The problem I'm encountering is that the car won't reach its maximum speed of 200km/h as similar cars do. Instead, it stops ...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire not accelerating past 40mph

Problem Details: My 1997 Pontiac Sunfire will turn on but I need to leave it cranking for a bit and give it a little gas, it can run, but when I try to accelerate past 40mph, the revolutions drop ...
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Mercedes 2003 unpredictably shudders and acts like it's going to stall at a stop light, then hesitant to accelerate

My 2003 Mercedes has acted like it's going to stall at stop lights occasionally for the last few months-shudders at stop signs, then recovers. Today I rev'd it in neutral out of fear it would stall. ...
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Two completely different opinions- what to do? frozen front left caliper or nothing?

Horrible experience yesterday has left me completely confused. I stupidly accelerated very fast and hit the brakes very hard in a short amount of time. About a half hour later, driving around, the ...
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Can tire-road adhesion be measured?

Rolling tires have an adhesion budget which can be expended resisting forces such as acceleration, turning, and braking. Drivers allocate their adhesion as needed, and in the case of drifting, ...
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Increase bike speed with acceleration

I enjoy bike riding very much and thats the only medium I use to commute. I have a 200cc bike and it is pretty decent in performance and speed. Now here is what happened. Recently I watched a video ...
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Car Jerks When Not Accelerating

So, I just recently mounted snow tires on my car (or rather, paid someone else to do it), and on my way home I noticed that whenever I take my foot off the gas pedal the car jerks forwards and ...
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jumping RPMs around 60-100kms when i push it harder , lower acceleration due to this issue

I've got a 2001 Honda Civic 1.7L 4cyl. engine with an automatic transmission. My issue with it is mainly I find when accelerating faster, like merging on a highway, if I try to push it until it ...
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99 Camry, suddenly started not accelerating

My 99 Camry V6 suddenly (like 10 minutes after a normal drive) started having issues accelerating. If i am in park i can rev it and is fine up to 5000 rpm, but in drive, it now hesitates to accelerate ...
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Does accelerometer log data in Toyota Camry?

After car accident (rear end hit) I need data of peak acceleration. Does accelerometer log data in Toyota Camry LE 2015? How to read?
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2003 Chevy Cavalier: Why does acceleration sometimes stop working properly?

Sometimes when I'm driving, when i press gently on the gas pedal [like you should be doing] the acceleration doesn't work at all, and when i press down on it harder it works and revs violently, and ...
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Reproducible brief acceleration cut-out at 65mph

We recently bought a second-hand 2001 Honda Accord. Yesterday the check engine light came on while driving, and a few minutes later the acceleration momentarily cut out (resulting in a 'bump' feeling)....
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2007 Dodge Charger acceleration

So about a year ago my 2007 Dodge Charger that has (223,000 miles on it) started acting up. I had to get two of the three computers replaced and right after that, few weeks later the headlights ...
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Can flooring accelarator damage car in any way?

I have a hyundai coupe 2006. Recently I started flooring the accelartor(push pedal right down to floor in an instant) to make car go faster. When I accelerate smoothly and slowly I notice the car ...
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Automatically raise accelerator while riding on my bike

I have a honda 125 cc bike. Recently i have found some problem with the accelerator. Accelerator automatically getting raised . I am not sure whether it is problem with accelerator.I have changed my ...
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What can cause 2007 Cadillac CTS acceleration problem?

07 Caddy CTS 6 cylinder running bad slow speeds, like what I call "popcorn" off and on while speeding up. Seems to run ok after reaching full speed ... changed fuel filter, wondering what is next. I ...
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98 Dodge Ram van b2500, 5.2L gas, 223k miles, runs great overall…stumbles when cold.

OK, the title spells it out, I need some direction from you guys, thanks in advance. Have not really had time to dig-around, so if anyone can offer me a direction on where to look, much appreciated!!...
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Occasional hesitation on acceleration 2015 Subaru Forester

2015 Subaru Forester hesitates occasionally on acceleration usually at slow speeds. Some days drives perfectly then messes up the next day.
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When clutch full disengaged and engine on high revs, feeling of friction in clutch

Today I was driving my KIA cee'd 1.0 T-GDI. I was standing on a traffic light and the street was empty. So I decided to have a little fun with my car and accelerate as fast as I can. The car was fully ...
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What could be causing a grinding noise when car accelerates quickly?

My son is an hour away and we are trying to diagnose this problem on a 2001 Toyota Corolla. When the car is accelerated slowly and gradually everything is fine. However when the gas "pedal is to the ...
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White smoke from tail pipe and loss of power when accelerating

I have a 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 V6 with 145,000 miles. For about the last 6 months or so when I start the vehicle after it's been sitting for a while, a very large plume of white smoke belches out from ...
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How do I resolve acceleration issues with my Mahindra Bolero?

I have acceleration issues my Mahindra Bolero. This happened after I got the thermostat replaced. I have check with couple of workshops and ended up changing diesel filer and accelerator kit. ...