Q: Car shakes and when I accerlerate, it shakes even more

asked by on

I had this problem for 3 days already. I was driving 25 mph and when I tried going faster, it wouldn't go, it would just shake. So when I pressed the gas pedal slowly, it would go but then I stopped and it kept shaking. I changed the mass airflow sensor yet it keeps doing the same thing. I dont know what else could it be, can you help?

My car has 245723 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi, thanks for writing in. This can be caused by many different things such as faulty or plugged injectors, low fuel pressure or a faulty O2 sensor. If you would like help, consider having an expert automotive technician from YourMechanic come to your home or office to inspect and diagnose this issue for you, and make or suggest any repairs as needed.

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 shakes and when I accerlerate, it shakes even more

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: How long does it take to replace a axel/cv shaft assembly

On the 2006 Navigator, if a professional mechanic is replacing the axle(s), it is assumed to take about 1 hour to replace one axle (i.e., one side) whether it is the rear axle or the front axle. Replacing both axles...

Q: why is my car shaking & raddle & why is my check engine light still on after i added oil

Hello, and thank you for writing in. Typically shaking is a sign of misfiring. Misfiring occurs when the air, fuel, or spark are being sent to the engine improperly. Since the check engine light is on, there is a strong...

Q: Fuel gauge bounces around, usually when it is on full

More often than not, this issue is caused by a faulty fuel gauge sender. However, it can also be caused by issues with the EVAP canister or other EVAP components. The EVAP system is designed to filter out harmful toxins...

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...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.