Q: Car slows down while accelerating

asked by on

While driving on the freeway about 65 mi/hr the car started slowing down while I was accelerating. It went back to normal for a minute or two and then it did the same thing. I tried pushing the gas pedal a bit but it kept slowing down. None of the dashboard warning lights came on.

My car has 58000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You should first replace the fuel filter and road test to see if engine runs better. If problem continues then test and replace the fuel pump.

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 slows down while accelerating

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: Charging warning light comes on when i turn the key and try to start the car and the car want start but when someone tried to give

Hi there: If you recently replaced your battery, the issue may be caused by a malfunctioning alternator or other electrical component that comprises the charging system on your Nissan Sentra. The best way to find out which item specifically is...

Q: Two mechanics have not been able to repair misfire.

Hi there. Check the intake for a possible vacuum leak around the cylinder 4. If there is no vacuum leak around the cylinder number 4, then there could be a burned valve. Check the compression on all of the cylinders...

Q: What does the High Beam indicator light mean?

When you turn on the headlights, you should be able to see the road ahead of you. However, once you get out of urban or suburban areas, the roads can be very dark and you need a bit more to...

Related articles

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...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
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.