Q: Car shuts down when gas is pushed

asked by on March 15, 2016

My car shuts off when the gas pedal is pushed.

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Situations like the one you are experiencing are tough to diagnose with limited information because of all the variables involved. Things like low fuel pressure, or a large vacuum leak could cause a concern similar to what you are describing. My advice is to seek the help of a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to help you diagnose why your car shuts off when the gas is pressed.

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