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Mercedes C200W203 No click at ignition and hesitates

ok I have 2 problems at moment with my car not sure if they are related at all: When I turn the key in ignition car wont start - no clicking noise and the engine does not turn over. However I can get ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Looses Power Engine light on. Then goes away Engine light off

Jeep looses power after driving for 15 miles or so. Happens when I come to a stop like at end of freeway ramp. Then when I try to accelerate it boggs down and sometimes stalls. Soon after the engine ...
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Why my TVS Scooty Pep+ 90cc stops when it slows down?

Driving in traffic is worst as as whenever I stop vehicle, the engine stops and it needs to be restarted again. What can be the issue? Facing this problem since an year now.
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2009 Ford Edge - Loss of power only from 45 - 55 MPH

I have a 2009 Ford Edge AWD with around 110k miles. Automatic transmission. No previous issues. It has recently started experiencing a very brief loss of power. Here are some things I've noticed: ...
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Fantic Caballero 500 Scrambler Loses Power

I have a Fantic caballero 500 scrambler (single cylinder), little over 2,000kms, so relatively new. The bike loses power (as if there is no fuel being pumped to the system), around 4,000 rpm, and will ...
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2005 Chrysler 300

So I have a 2005 Chrysler 300 I was driving down the freeway it was not overheating but it lost power and a lot of smoke came out of the hood I opened it oil spill all over no oil no water in the ...
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Ford Fusion (uk) 1.4 TDCi power loss (revs top out early, loses speed on hills).. MAF? EGR? Turbo?

Latest update (5th March): Okay, so a friend and his mechanic friend with full diagnostic on his computer was able to take a look at the info from diagnostics, and also took a physical inspection on ...
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Open loop on 05 f250 5.4 3v triton

I was looking at the live data on my Blu driver because I'm having a tough time pulling a trailer and climbing hills. The truck just bogs down and boosts rpms. While I was traveling up a hill, it ...
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Loss of Power and increased engine knock in my 2011 Ford Ranger Truck. Bad Gas or Bad Oxygen Sensor?

This past summer I've been noticing that my truck is not making the same power as it used too and I've noticed a pronounced increase in engine knock (detonation). The detonation usually occurs when I ...
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How to increase low end torque in motorcycle?

I have Honda CB Trigger 150cc 14BHP@8500 & 12.5NM@6500. Whenever I ride in higher altitudes (above 3000m), Its power decreases gradually. Is there a way to increase the low end torque without ...
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Peugeot 207 sporadic, sudden and very short loss of power

Car: Peugeot 207 2007, 1.4 HDI engine 8HZ 1398cmc, 50kW Symptoms: everything (cold/warm start, idle, accelerating with no load/some load, etc) works as expected, except that sometimes there's an ...
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2005 ford focus 2.0 motor

I had a fuel pump installed twice ( first was faulty) now I had extremely poor acceleration going uphill and sometimes flat land after about 15 miles. Especially while passing or around 55 mph No ...
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Tuff Torq Hydrostatic Transmission Troubleshooting

I have a Tuff Torq hydrostatic transmission (model: 7A646084591) that I'm suspicious of, but I can't quite figure out the best way to troubleshoot. I'm looking for a way to determine if: The ...
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2004 Powerstroke diesel no power in gear

2004 6l super duty was running fine when I had an oil leak on the high pressure oil sensor, truck sat for a year plus,(disabled vet) Finally got the sensor replaced and the engine starts fine, will ...
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14 Dodge Dart overheated

My son’s car ran hot a month ago and he said it lost power. Car was towed in radiator hose had came off they replaced that oil still looked good. The next day it ran hot again this time they replaced ...
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my car can't climb even a small ramp

I own a Toyota IQ model 2010 I have been experiencing this issue from the past year that my car when stopped on a small ramp it wouldn't even climb. Then I have to reverse all the way and get some ...
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Self propelled mower losing power

Bought a new 163cc Toro personal pace rear-propelled mower in 2016 and it has performed admirably until the last year or so. Very little "umph" going uphill and so-so going downhill. Have ...
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White smoke from exhaust and loss of power

I have a Vauxhall Zafira and I am losing power, and have white smoke coming out of the back of it. I have had a new reconditioned engine put in literally 2 days ago to fix this issue as they thought ...
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Car is losing electrical power

When driving for a bit at 70 mph. Headlights, dash lights, and radio start to cut in and out. Alternator has been replaced. When idle I've tested the battery and alternator stationary, everything ...
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Ford Focus 2010 1.6 'Engine malfunction' warning and no power

Driving today was fine for maybe a mile until I joined the motorway(highway). Once I was building up speed it came up with 'engine malfunction' on the display with the alarm sound and then started ...
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How much performance change can be expected from changing 2-stroke mix-in oil?

I have a 2 stroke paramotor: Paramotor with a parrot on the propeller. It is a 235cc 2-stroke engine with carburetor fuel delivery and magneto ignition. The transmission is a direct drive pulley ...
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Vehicle dies for a couple minutes when I try to start then turns back on

I have an 02 Chevy Trailblazer I went to start my vehicle up like normal before work. When it was in accessory it was fine but when I tried to turn it over, it all went black. There was no power at ...
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2004 Toyota Prius gen2/XW20 sudden revving and low power

Summary: 2004 Prius gen2/XW20, 157k mi sudden behavioral change: revving at unusual times, seems to be relying on ICE, possibly causing hesitation when accelerating from stop or up steep hills. ...
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Weirdest power loss pattern

I've a CDTI Opel Meriva from 2003. It started having this weird issue 2~ years ago and it hasn't really improved or worsened, but I've taken it to the official Opel service and various mechanics and ...
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Anything above 2 rpm it loses power

My headlights flicker or either go dim and the battery gauge is decreasing strength as i accelerate. Please tell me which is the problem ?
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05 VW Passat Turns over, won’t start

this car has been a problem from the beginning... engine light on, codes say misfire. Started overheating so I replaced thermostat. Still had hardly any power or acceleration, engine light flashes a ...
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Honda rev-limited at 4k RPM, automatic transmission won't shift into 5th gear, no CEL

I have a 2010 Honda Accord EX-L, with the 3.5L V-6 engine. 230k miles, all highway, so I'm still breaking her in. At the beginning of the Corona shutdown, I replaced the timing belt and water pump. ...
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Rough idle, loss of power and unstable RPM's with CEL

I have a auto BMW 330i 2010 UK; The car has not been serviced for almost 2 years (I will be getting it done this week. It was due service when I brought it, and then just never got round to it tbh). ...
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Engine/Clutch/Powertrain

When my engine is in neutral it reaches red line with no problem. It also has power in first and second gear. The problem happens when i am driving up a long incline, I will be in third or fourth gear ...
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2005 Chevy avalanche 1500 died while driving and won’t start now

I was driving down the road and all of a sudden my truck just died when I tried restarting it it wouldn’t even crank over remind you the battery is new so I know it’s not thAt all lights are still ...
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2008 Suzuki gsxr 600 no power

Okay so I've been deployed for about three and a half months so my bike has not moved nor started for that long. When I got back I tried to start it and everything acted properly but nothing would ...
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Motor struggles as front passenger tires pulls and seems to lock up

1996 jeep grand Cherokee v8 4x4 we have changed the calipers thinking that it was locking up but on driving it again we get the same issue. After driving about 3-5 miles you get a lot of walking from ...
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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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Mazda 3 hatchback 2003 fuel loss of acceleration power

I was driving to work this morning,making about 100kmp and all of sudden the acceleration drop and could not go more than 80 km/p , no matter how I press the gas pedal,makes only noise but not ...
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Location of MAP sensor in Ford Mondeo 2.2 TDCI (MK3, 2006)?

My car has a pending fault P0235 (Turbo Charger Boost Sensor "A" Circuit), the turbo charger does not work and there's a huge lack of power. The turbo itself is most probably (mechanically) ok and I ...
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Mazda 323 F loses power then comes back randomly?

My Mazda 323 F is driving me mad and I might have to scrap it. I have taken the car to the mechanics and they have changed spark plugs, leads and coil packs. All on separate occasions and all costing ...
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Parasitic Draw Traced to Interior Light Circuit but No Lights On In Car

I have diagnosed 2004 Acura TL with a multimeter a parasitic drain on my car and narrowed it down to the interior light circuit. Before I started pulling fuses to see which circuit was the culprit, ...
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Code P2177, engine noise and power loss?

I have a 07 Mazda 3 and it seems like ita getting worst by the day. I have a check engine light on with the code P2177 System too lean, I'm pretty sure its losing its power when accelerating. I'll be ...
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Diesel, sporadic loss of power

I have a 2009 Opel Astra 1.7 diesel (Engine Z17DTJ), manual transmission. In the last days it happened sporadically that the engine lost power immediately after startup Symptoms Fires up immediately ...
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Brand new scrambler bike loss of power when the bike shakes on rough terrain! what can that mean?

I have a brand new Brixton BX125 X, the bike has an engine based on the old SUZUKI GN125 but has an EFI to comply with euro 4 and it is equipped with knobby types and light off road details all around ...
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2008 Subaru Outback mysterious lack of power

I have a 2008 Subaru Outback, 2.5L non-turbo engine, 4 speed auto transmission. The car has just shy of 200k miles on it. About 3-4 months ago, I thought I noticed a slight lack of power while ...
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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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VW Golf 4 V6 loses all power on strong acceleration or uphill, only on half tank

I have a weird problem with my Golf 4 V6 2.8L 4motion, 1999. On exactly half tank (correct by gauge, distance and volume refilled), the car brutally loses all power if going uphill or accelerating ...
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BMW 318i loud rattling noise and wont start

See here for background info: https://www.reddit.com/r/legaladvice/comments/9tioux/brought_car_from_dealer_and_stopped_working_on/ But essentially I brought a new car that stopped working on the way ...
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Engine makes tapping/knocking noise all the time, won't rev correctly and has no power

I own a Rover 25 1.4l 16v 103hp (naturally aspirated petrol engine) from 2003. I've had some issues recently, and I don't know if they're related to each other, so I'll start from the beginning. ...
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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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Why a sudden power drops and becoming more frequent?

Motorbike is a fuel injected single cylinder 2010 Honda XRay 300, 6 years old with 130,000km. The bike is touring and used daily. Normally when the bike is hot and has been running for some time and ...
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2002 Subaru Legacy no power, dash lights up

I bought a 2002 Legacy with 145XXX miles on it for my 19 year old son. A couple of weeks ago, (after we owned the car for 30 days) he was driving at 55 mph and came to a stop light. When he went to go,...
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BMW 520D M Sport 2008 - Loses power then fails to start shortly after

First had this issue 6 months ago, Engine slowly stalled then when attempting to restart it died out after 10-15 seconds of running with some smoke coming from the front of the engine. Diagnosis was ...
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Mini Coupe loses power while accellerating

Hi I have a twin turbo mini coupe and lately it is losing power when I accelerate hard. Usually when my revs are around 4000-5000 RPM. It use to rev to around 7500. I have to back off slightly or ...