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How to Troubleshoot a Car That Doesn't Respond to The Gas Pedal
Car gas pedals control the speed of the car. Inspect the throttle and pedal first, then the fuel filter and fuel pump if the pedal doesn't respond.
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Gas pedal shakes when accelerating fast and misfire code came on?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The most common cause of engine or pedal shake (because you can feel the engine shake in the pedals) is a misfire. With that being said, its not uncommon to feel issues with brakes,...
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Car cranks but wont start when you pump gas it tries to start but wont actually start.
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88 to crank no start. The most common fault is the battery, and the first step in any no start diagnosis is to load test the battery to ensure...
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Over revving and no power going up hill. .
Hi there. The problem lies within the gas pedal. The pedal position sensor has lost its counts and is telling the computer to rev up the engine to a higher count, but the sensor will not deactivate until the brakes...
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I get a check-engine light and Reduced power. Throttle not responding on hill climbs.
Hi there. The first thing to do is get a code reader and check the codes that the engine has stored since the engine light is on. This will give you a starting point and a place to check for...
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When I press the gas the vehicle shuts off
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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Car does not respond when accelerator pedal is pressed on.
Hey there. This may be the result of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor is used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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My car isn't accelerating when I put in in drive and press the gas pedal.
Hi there. Check the brakes on your vehicle to see if they may be locked. Check the parking brake and make sure that its released. Visually look at around the brakes for anything out of the ordinary. If the brakes...
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I cannot move my car in reverse when on a hill, nothing happens when I press the gas pedal
The Nissan Rogue is equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission. They are known to experience issues such as not moving in any gear when the gas pedal is applied, even floored. It may be slipping due to internal issues with...
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Accelerator not as responsive at times.
Hello. This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position...
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Truck has trouble starting, looks like it's not getting enough gas.
If you have to feather the gas pedal to keep the motor running, this suggests that the fuel pressure may not be maintained at the correct level when starting. The fuel pressure regulator is a unit that monitors and helps...
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My car revs it's rpms when at park and drives itself to 25 mph without pressure on the gas pedal
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on...
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When I get up to 80km and I have my foot on the accelerator there is a wine but when I take my foot of my accelerator it goes away
Hello - wow, a Nissan from "down-under"! Given that you only hear the whine when you are loading the driveline, I believe you have worn ring and pinion gears or bearings in the rear differential (or possibly the front if...
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Would a car that is out of alignment cause gas pedal vibration?
What is causing your pedal to vibrate should not be related to your alignment issue. Although your alignment issue may cause a substantial amount of vibration, this would be generally limited to the outer extremities of the car and not...
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Front wheel rattle on passenger side
Hi there. If the noise occurs when you accelerate the engine then it more than likely does not have anything to do with the brakes. From what you are explaining it sounds like an exhaust heat shield is loose. When...
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Car jumps in 5th when pushing gas pedal
This suggests you may have a worn or failing 5th gear synchronizer in your transmission. As you may know, when a clutch drags, it is not letting go of the disk fully which overloads the synchros and burns up the...
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How to check the air conditioning system to see if it is functioning properly? There is no damage that I can see. Also can a gas linkage become damaged?
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. For to see if the air conditioning system is working properly, get a manifold set (a/c gauge set) and hook it up to the high and low side test ports. The gauges should...
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My car gas pedal stop working. The engine power reduced turn on.
Hi there. The reduced power light is on for the computer putting the engine into limp mode for something went wrong. If your gas pedal is not functioning correctly, then the pedal has lost communication to the computer and to...
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What causes my truck to die when I take my foot off the gas pedal while in a turn?
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. What seems to be happening is the idle air control valve (IAC) is not working. This valve controls the idle of the engine when the gas pedal and the throttle position sensor is...
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Why does my vehicle feel like it's being forced to move?
Hi there. If the engine continues to overheat after fixing a core plug leaking, then the thermostat may not be opening all the way and needs replaced. As far as the vehicle not wanting to move and seems like the...
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Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor p0222 Diagnosis
Hello. If the switch has already been replaced then the next thing I would check is APP sensor's harness and wiring. If there is any issue with the harness or wiring then it may be possible that it is throwing...

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