Q: Sometimes my pickup accelerates supergood, other times it accelerates slow, at high RPMs.

asked by on

Hi, So i have been having an issue with my pickup since I've picked it up a couple months ago. Some days when i start it up, it runs like a champ, accelerates well and feels powerful. Other days, I start driving, and when i press on the gas it is noticeably slower I would say. The acceleration is very very low, and the RPMs are high. So you are basically going 20 - 30 with your engine sounding likes its gonna blow. Is there a reason for this? All days are typically the same, both things happen in all weather conditions, all with long warm ups because of the cold, or little to no warm up.

Thanks!

My car has 235000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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. Sometimes my pickup accelerates supergood, other times it accelerates slow, at high RPMs.

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: Still getting error codes

The codes you have for your GMC Yukon, p0171 and p0174, are informing you that the engine is running lean. This means that there is unmetered air entering the engine after the mass airflow sensor and is disturbing the air/fuel...

Q: I have a 1998 chevy k1500 and the drivers side door will not open. The latch is jammed up. How can I open the door

Hello, thank you for writing in. The door will need to be opened from the inside to minimize the amount of damages done. This can be tricky, but can be done. You will need to carefully remove the door panel....

Q: My honda civic 96 won't start cause of the alarm. How can i take out an aftermarket alarm system and make it turn on again?

Hi there. You might want to read this article for starters. Since this is an aftermarket alarm system, you'll need to find the fuse that the system is installed and remove that for starters. Unfortunately, this is not a service...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
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...
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...