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Questions tagged [acceleration]

The act of increasing speed over time.

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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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Ticking or clicking when accelerating

So I've had my Ford F-150 for a few years now. It's a 2001 and up until the other day it was running and sounding like new. On the way back from work I stopped at the gas station to fill up. When I ...
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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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2007 honda cr-v not pulling on inclines intermittently

2007 Honda CR-V automatic stick shift, starts making noise and won't go over 45 mph. This happens when pulling hill then stops after going down hill after a period. Then car runs fine and accelerates ...
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1997 F150 5.4 L XLT

You Engine got stuck at high rpms while driving on the highway and only wanted to accelerate. While driving I noticed that the accelerator had seemingly stuck in the closed or fully pressed position. ...
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Car hesitate while accelerating at low speed 20-30

Car Model : Elantra GLS 2013 MPI 1.8 6A automatic transmission My car hesitates while peddling gas at low speed (below 30) I have recently changed Timing gear,oil pump, both vvt solenoid , spark ...
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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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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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Mazda 3 gear drops at high speeds

I have a 2013 Mazda 3 i Touring sedan, with about 39,500 miles on it. I've had no issues with it before. And I had a mechanic look it over about 6 months ago when I bought it. This just started last ...
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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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Should an automatic drop gears while driving flat without using any pedals, or should it cruise?

I fixed a problem with my accelerator pedal, which caused a different unexpected change to how my automatic behaves. Since it's my first automatic (I normally drive manuals), I want to know which is ...
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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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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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2000 Honda Accord Shakes under acceleration

I have have Honda Accord 2000 with manual 5 gear transmission. During acceleration it shakes like front end is ready to jump out. Engine doesn't misfire or anything - I have plenty of power on all ...
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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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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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Corsa D Stuttering Accelaration with Malfunction Light flashing

I have a 1.2l Vauxhall Corsa D (62 plate) that has done 63K miles. A problem has developed over the last day or two that is becoming a concern, and has got worse over the last 24 hours. Whilst ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1997 Infiniti J30 is sometimes very slow to get power after a full stop, otherwise fine

My 1997 Infiniti J30 is sometimes very slow to get any power when I start going from a full stop. I can put the pedal to the floor, and it will slowly creep forward for 3-5 seconds, then suddenly ...
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Reasons car loses ability to accelerate with time?

My car hasn't done vast amounts of miles (short of 60000), but already at 30-40000 I would say I noticed it's ability to accelerate has dropped. It is still OK for my use and the fuel efficiency is ...
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2015 Hyundai Sonata not accelerating

I recently purchased a 2015 Hyundai Sonata its only 2 months old and while driving on a freeway I was unable to accelerate. I was cruising at 65 mph and while trying to pass someone it just limped ...
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While riding bike , Pressing clutch turn off the motorcycle

My Motorcycle Suzuki sling shot, When riding the motorcycle at the traffic time when pressing the clutch it suddenly turn off the motorcycle But when put ON the choke and riding motorcycle it ...
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06 Solstice - weird hesitation / bogging under heavy throttle

I wonder what percentage of the questions here are from me about this car... When I try to accelerate with more than about 60-75% throttle at lower RPM (say, under 3k or so), the car starts to ...
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Engine not functioning properly at idle (cold or hot), during driving, slow acceleration, does not increase speed [closed]

I have a VW POLO (6N2) - 1.4 (60Hk), from February 2000. After the car was standing still for 2 days in a rural area close to a stream (damp environment), the car had issues with being idling. Even ...
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Scooter: Motor goes off when accelerating

A friend wants to sell me a scooter for a very cheap price. It is a Chinese model (Qingqi QM125T-10M). Probably a 125cc machine. He tells me that the scooter worked fine and he used it to go to work ...
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Poor Acceleration after certain speed

I have Chevrolet Captiva and for last 2 months I am experiencing some strange issue that on the highway, once my car reaches 90 km/h or above, after a few seconds it fails to accelerate. If I restart ...
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Toyota Avensis Verso D4-D 2002 after turbo & timing belt replacement drives differently

My Toyota broke down the other day, so there was some major work done on the engine. Not exactly unexpected (the mileage is somewhat high), but the failure was quite spectacular. Turbocharger ate ...
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Engine problem while accelerating

My car is a manual transmission car and is about 14 years old. I have recently noticed that when I am driving along in gear (ie foot is not on the clutch at all) that when I put my foot down hard on ...
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What Accelerates a Vehicle With a CVT?

Back story This has been on the back of my mind for a while. I once had a long-term rental (5 months) with a CVT transmission, and after a couple of days, I figured out the best way to drive it, and, ...