Q: Car not acclerating in gear

asked by on

Yeaterday on my way home my car began to loose accleration while in gear , when i shifted to a lower gear due to slowing down there was still no accleration . Finally my car came to a stop and in first gear my engine just reved woth no accleration.

My car has 200045 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Car not acclerating in gear

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Put about a cup of engine oil in radiator. What do I do

Don't leave it in there! the oil will deteriorate your rubber hoses and maybe the water pump seal. What you need is a good cooling system flush. It involves taking out the thermostat and running a flush solvent through the...

Q: My truck is losing rpms and throwing no codes

Given the age and mileage, you might want to start with a basic cylinder compression test to see what the mechanical condition of the engine is. Although there are many possible causes of the power loss you are describing, a...

Q: Car burns gas excessively

Hello. It sounds like there may be a leak in your gas tank. That may explain why, when applying the brakes, the gas levels drop down. I would suggest having a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, inspect the fuel...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...