Q: Car not getting gas at takeoff from a stop

asked by on

My car at a stop acts like its not getting gas and we have changed the fuel pump and the filter and the issue persists
My car has a manual transmission.

If you have problems with stalling or starving for fuel feeling when slowing down then you may have a problem with the throttle position sensor open circuit or the MAP sensor is not working properly and needs to be replaced. Try to get a computer test for codes to the TPS or MAP sensors or even a stuck open EGR valve from carbon deposits. If you need assistance to diagnose the problem then have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to come and diagnose the cause for you.

Was this answer helpful?
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 getting gas at takeoff from a stop

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: Q: Click no start

A loud click under the hood says the starter solenoid is engaging, but the starter is not turning. A light click under the dashboard says a relay is tripping, but the power is not getting to the starter. Since you've...

Q: i replace radiator and now my coolant resivor starts boiling and i over heat

When you put in the stop leak, you may have blocked some passages and the thermostat. I would remove the thermostat and the lower radiator hose, then run clean water from a hose through the engine and radiator to flush...

Q: Found one black pipe detached when I opened the hood.

Hi there. The black pipe on your engine is the air intake tube. There are two different tubes. On tube goes to the air box where the engine air filter sits in. The other tube goes to a resonating chamber...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...