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While in park and stepping on the gas at 4000 rpm exactly the vehicles starts shaking.
The engine computer has a built in rev limiter built in to the programming that will not let the engine go above 3800 to 4000 rpms when the transmission is not in gear and driving down the street. This is...
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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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Oil leaked heavily out of my car while driving home while making a revved up noise.
Hi there. Check the engine for any oil leaks that are visible to you. Check the front seal, the oil pan, the oil filter, the oil drain plug (make sure its tight), the valve cover gaskets, the oil cooler lines,...
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Auto gear malfunctioning with engine and gear signal blinking on the dash.
Hi there. There is an issue with the engine causing the indicator lights to flash. There has been a loss of communication between the engine and the transmission and the computer will try to fix the situation. However, if the...
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Revs low when idle and falls when at traffic lights
Hey there. Even though you've cleaned the idle air control valve, that doesn't guarantee that the valve isn't still sticking or otherwise malfunctioning. You could try very gently tapping on the valve and see if that affects engine speed. The...
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Start up is okay. Blue smoke, rough idle, and stalling. Cannot rev motor. (2002 Nissan Elgrand)
The blue smoke is due to oil leaking into the combustion chambers. The cause can vary from fairly easy to fix worn out valve stem oil seals to more costly faults such as leaking piston rings or head gasket failures....
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It's not moving what's wrong?
Hello there, a few common faults will cause your 1994 Honda Civic to shut off when you push the gas pedal. The most likely faults are the fuel pump, shift linkage, Idle air control valve, fuel filter, vacuum leak or...
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When I get on the gas pedal my truck will rev then fall out but stay running
This can be caused by many different things such as low fuel pressure, dirty fuel injectors or potentially a failing fuel pump. As you know, the fuel pressure regulator controls the fuel pressure that the system maintains allowing the proper...
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Very rough idle goes away at speed. Can it be the cam solenoid?
Hey there. This may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds...
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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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Car revs when turning the key
Hello - yes, you probably need a new throttle position sensor. The symptoms you describe are classic throttle position sensor failure symptoms. I would recommend having a Throttle Position Sensor Replacement Service completed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as...
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engine rev up and down on idle
This may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...
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My car jerks when putting it into drive and sometimes has to be revved up high before going into gear
The issue you're describing is typically an indicator of an internal transmission component failure or loss of hydraulic pressure inside the transmission. The change of the motor and transmission mounts probably did not hurt the Honda's ability to accelerate correctly....
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Transmission shifts into 1st and 2nd only. When it goes into 3rd gear, the engine revs up and seems as if the transmission is in neutral.
Hi there. According to the shifting charts to your transmission, third and fourth gear both use the Overdrive Clutch as a holder to get the gears with the Underdrive Clutch and the Fourth Clutch. Since your vehicle will only get...
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The car idles fine. It revs up but slowly drops RPMs.
Hi there: The idle is controlled by the idle control valve, mass air flow sensor, and throttle body of a fuel injected motor. Any of these components could be dirty, damaged, or have faulty wiring that is causing your engine...
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Alternator glowing red hot. The engine don't rev up in drive, but revs up fine in park. Whats going on?
Hi there. What happened is the voltage regulator in the alternator failed. The battery died due to the alternator not putting the voltage back into the battery, but instead it cooked the battery with a higher voltage than the battery...
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Why does my 2012 Chevrolet Sonic only rev to 3500 rpm in park.
This is normal for your vehicle. The vehicle is designed not to be overrevved when it is in park. When you start driving the computer recognizes this and allows it to rev higher. I would not worry about this unless...
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Car revs up but does not drive faster than 40 mph on a flat road.
Hi there. For the engine revving up and the vehicle slowing down, the transmission could be slipping. Check the transmission fluid and see if its full and red in color. If the fluid is full, then the transmission could be...
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Throttle body changed 3 days ago. Idle relearn performed and still high idle and revving while in park.
Hi there. Check the engine for a vacuum leak. Check all vacuum lines, hoses, and the intake for any leaks. Also check the brake booster for any leaks. A vacuum leak will increase the engine's idle speed while the engine...
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When I rev my engine, it sputters.
Hi there. It seems that your issue is the fuel pressure regulator has failed. The fuel pressure regulator is designed to adjust the fuel pressure to the injectors after the fuel pump pushes the fuel to the rail under max...

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