Q: Car not accelerating

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My car doesn't accelerate when I push the gas pedal.

Hello. This will require some more information. I am not sure if the car won’t move or if the engine won’t rev up correctly. It would be advantageous for you to get the aid of a mechanic to diagnose your car’s acceleration issue.

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