Q: Car stalls when trying to accelerate.

asked by on January 11, 2016

Car does not accelerate, it just stalls.

You may have an issue with your fuel or ignition system. These two systems have an effect on the performance of the engine. The engine will not run properly unless these two systems are working properly. In this case the most likely cause would be the fuel system. There may be a clog in the system, possibly within the fuel filter, that allows only enough fuel to idle the engine but when a higher demand of fuel is needed the clog blocks the fuel causing the stall. I would recommend having your fuel pressure checked by a professional to ensure it is within specification. If not you may have a clog or a weak fuel pump.

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