Questions tagged [acceleration]

The act of increasing speed over time.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Riding mower goes backwards when I press the gas

I have a craftsman ride on lawnmower (42 inch deck model 25581). It recently stopped going forward. It goes in reverse when i press the pedal down (reverse) and goes in reverse faster (as if going ...
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Nissan xtrail T32 manual gear box/transmission issue?

I have a new Nissan xTrail petrol T32, and have noticed two issues. When I change from 1st to 2nd and from 2nd to 3rd especially, it does not go as smoothly and effortlessly as the other cars I have ...
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Opel Meriva 2009 - Clicking noise

I have Opel Meriva 2009 model. It produces clicking noise while accelerating above 100km/hr. When I drive in lesser speed no noise. Also, no noise while accelerating in idle or braking. Could you ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem with acceleration

My engine is revving high but acceleration poor if I take my foot off the accelerator a bit revs drop and I got a bit of speed 20-30 mph My car is a Renault Cleo 2005 1100 something
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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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My skyline 150cc heavy bike stop on full Fuel

I done tunning of mu my bike but after that its not starting on full fuel and also missing on full fuel whats the problem please help mee
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Slow acceleration in first gear/below 20MPH (Saturn SC2 2002)

I am having a sudden problem with the first gear in my Saturn SC2. From a complete stop, and only when it is in drive, acceleration is very slow until I reach second gear/about 20 MPH. This takes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...