Questions tagged [hesitation]

Referring to the engine when the accelerator is depressed and the engine does not seem to keep up (hesitates) with the driver's demands. Hesitation can be followed by stalling (engine quitting) or by surging (engine building power without notice).

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Subaru Impreza 2012 hesitates occasionally

Hesitates occasionally at 30-40 mph doesn't matter cold or hot.
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Lack of power after turbo replaced

In my 2005 Toyota Previa D4D T3 (2.0 litre diesel), the turbo had blown just over a year ago. I took it to garage who replaced the turbo and, generally, the car has been running fine except for one ...
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Car hesitating while accelerating at low speeds and check engine light is on constantly. Why? [closed]

2001 Subaru Forester hesitating while accelerating at low speeds and check engine light is constantly on.
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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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Benz automatic transmission almost stalls engine when cold

i have a 1992 Mercedes W140 300se automatic transmission and v6 engine. My issue is that when i start the car in the morning and shift to drive and give it some gas, the engine shudders and feels like ...
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BMW S1000RR 2018 MY

Recently got the bike serviced. Its done 5500 KMS. But soon after the 2nd service , I started experiencing engine hesitation issues , especially around 4 to 6000 rpm , regardless of gear. The engine ...
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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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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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Sputtering and hesitation upon acceleration and intermittently

I have 98 GMC Sierra 1500 RWD with 4.3 L engine and automatic transmission. Have replaced the following within this year: distributor cap spark plugs and wires valve cover gaskets catalytic ...
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Engine shuts off when gear is put in neutral

I had some problems today. I was driving my VW Fox 1.4 gasoline for about 15 minutes and then, when I had to stop at the speed bump, battery and oil lights came on the dashboard, also it looked like ...
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2005 Mazda Premacy mid range stutter, hesitation

I have a 2005 Premacy that has developed a mid range stutter or hesitation. 150k and regularly serviced, though by a local mechanic, not a Mazda dealer. It threw a fault a week ago, P2177, which I ...
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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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1999 ford f150 4x4 extended cab…bogged down moving rpms and misfiring

I have a 1999 ford f150 4x4 and i have been having issues with hesitation When i accelerate. I took it to have codes read and it said that 7 n 8 are misfiring and and something like FBR..FDR......
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Truck misfires/backfires/shakes/loses power when cold

I have a 2003 Dodge Dakota and before the engine warms up it will misfire backfire have low power and sometime shake when accelerating or going up a hill. after it warms up it doesn't do any of this ...
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Engine's RPM drops right after start and after letting off the gas

Car in question is a 1993 Mazda Miata with 1.6 liter engine. Right after I start the engine the RPM drops below idle and the engine shakes a little bit but quickly recovers. After I give it a very ...
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What kind of spark plug should I choose for LPG conversion?

I recently had an LPG system installed in my Golf MK4 and now the car has some hesitation when accelerating. The mechanic who installed the LPG System told me that I need to change my current (cheap, ...
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Solstice - Can an exhaust leak cause (really bad) hesitation?

My Solstice says "hi everyone." Moving on. I've had some really rough starting over the past month or so. I hadn't had time to really look at it until a few days ago, when I noticed the downstream O2 ...
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Emissions Problem: Lambda AND CO Slightly High on my 98 Mazda 626

I just took my 98 Mazda 626 for it's inspection and they said the carbon monoxide is slightly high. The test is done using a tail pipe gas analyzer while holding the RPMs between 2500 - 2800 for ...
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Mazda Familia - Hesitation with full fuel tank, gets better as fuel level drops

I have recently had a fuel/air control part replaced in my 1998 Mazda Familia. That was done after replacing plugs, etc. The problem it had was it was sacking really hard but going nowhere, once I got ...
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Engine hesitates and stalls when warm

My car is a Toyota Vitz 2007 and it has 80k KM on it. I usually drive short trips (about 5km) most of the time in a low traffic road. Car drives mostly fine in these short trips. But, if I drive for ...
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Detect engine stumble or hesitation

I want to know if I can detect my engine is having hesitation/stumble problem from an OBD. I mean not from any fault codes, but from the parameters obtained from the OBD. e.g. calculate the obtained ...
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My Ignition Timing is Retarded, no seriously, it's really screwed up

I logged some test data to try and help me figure out why my 98 Mazda 626 GF 2L ATX has a rough idle and is suffering from hesitation. (Speed k/h),(TPS_v),(MAF g/sec),(RPM),(SparkAdvance),(EngineLoad)...
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Resolved: Idle RPMs fluctuate and engine hesitation

I am kind of stumped. I have a 1996 Toyota Rav4 that is acting weird. Let me start with the list of recent repairs. I gave it: a tune-up (new sparks, wires, distributor cap and rotor) changed the ...
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'99 Honda accord sputtering when accelerating and stalling at idle

My car is a '99 Honda Accord (V6). I have been putting mid-grade gas since I got it but I put in regular gas the other day and I believe that's when it started sputtering. It's getting worse now. The ...
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Hesitation or low power at slow acceleration

Subaru 2004 2l auto tip tronic. It seems to hesitate or have slow or lack of power when you accelerate slowly