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The act of increasing speed over time.

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My 2004 manual Renault Clio is not going above 30 kmh and sometimes goes to 60 kmh

Okay so this happens like almost every summer/ spring . My car suddenly won't move. I can shift gears normally . It just won't go past 30 kmh or 60 kmh and if it goes it starts to slow down and not ...
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Battery died at a drive-in and the guy that jumped off the car with a jump box hooked a jump box up backward

After you hit the jump box up backwards I attempted to start the car twice before I realized that he hooked it up backwards it is a 2011 Toyota Camry now the car starts but it has no acceleration at ...
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Why does my 2012 Subaru Exiga lags when I am moving off from a stationary position?

Does not pick up speed for a couple seconds. I changed the throttle sensor about a year ago when I had the issue and the problem went away for a while. There is also a check engine light and flashing ...
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Car gives off white smoke on inclines, struggles to accelerate for a moment

I am driving a Hyundai Accent (08-11, I think it's 11). This car has had some Cylinder 1 misfires in the past (Reported by a FIXD device to read the codes). We had an oil leak that got fixed, and that ...
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Mazda 6 2014 sport

The last week in a half my Mazda 6 has been having issues with starting at first you could hear it would have a tough time starting like there was not enough power going to the car to get it going but ...
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Why is my Ford Ecosport petrol engine sputtering sporadically?

I have a 2013 Ford Ecosport 1.0L petrol engine. It is turbocharged. Recently, around the time of my 120000 km service, I noticed that the car would sporadically sputter. The sputtering happens at ...
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96 Toyota Camry rattles during acceleration

My 1996 Toyota Camry LE 4-cylinder recently started making what sounded like a hiss whenever I press the gas. The sound is clearly audible from the passenger side dashboard. It is accompanied by loss ...
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Autimatic transmission not accelerating when in drive, but does when in park

My Nissan altima 2007 doesn't accelerate when in drive but does accelerate when in park,will changing the full gear box solve this problem.I had service the gear, change the oil but still same problem
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2012 jeep patriot 2.0L- Gears slipping but only after stopping during long drives

I have a jeep patriot 2012 which uses a CVT transmission. recently I have been going on a lot of long road trips. I noticed that when I first start to drive the car, there is no gears slipping. Even ...
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Car seems to be not dynamic enough, accelerates poorly

The car is Opel Astra H (2006, 1.6L). I'm having problems with this as the symptoms don't appear all the time so it's hard for a mechanic to diagnose. Since i bought the car i had slight problems with ...
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Can you shift to neutral while full acceleration in a manual transmission, without using the clutch?

It's a pure theoretical question and these are the conditions: car is at the highest torque while accelerating (5000rpm gasoline or 3500rpm diesel) car is in 2nd gear (still has force to accelerate ...
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Are OBD-II devices capable of controlling acceleration and top speed of a car? [duplicate]

I have been searching for a while for some specific type of OBD-II devices that can, besides performing the usual diagnostics, also do the following: GPS track the car online Has the ability to set ...
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2005 VW Jetta 2.5L - Lack of power, jerking/bucking when accelerating

I have a 2005 VW Jetta 2.5L (MK5, 5-speed manual) that is having issues while accelerating. TLDR: Car suddenly began accelerating very slowly throughout all gears. Started jerking/bucking around ...
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Motorcycle not preforming under load

I have a 1994 Honda shadow dual carb. The bike idles great and revs awesome in neutral, when I ride in first it preforms as usual. When I shift into any other gear the bike Boggs down. I have gotten ...
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White smoke coming from dash when I accelerate above 60 and steams up the windshield when I accelerate it up to 30 or 35 any advice would help thanks!

My 03 Chevrolet s10 extreme 4.3L is sending White smoke through my air vents and from under my dash, also is steaming up the windshield when I accelerate my tuck above 60 but when I’m accelerating to ...
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Suzuki GS500 '98 bogs when opening the throttle

The motorcycle starts without issues even when cold. It functions normally at any position of the choke. When it is still cold and you try to open the throttle, it bogs like on the video (see ...
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Dodge Diesel 2.0l little acceleration in drive or reverse with black smoke

Dodge 2.0 l Journey Diesel engine revs ok in neutral up to 5000 with a very tiny bit of black smoke when it its around the3000- 4000 rpm range ....a little bit of a stutter sometimes but not all times....
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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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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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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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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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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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