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Your throttle is sticking open. I had an incident many years ago. I took foot off throttle which let the engine slow down, put foot on brake, the engine didn't speed up but the car did, very strange and was told impossible.

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Q: What could cause a car to accelerate when braking?
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Car shakes when you accelerate hard what could be the problem?

If it only happens when you accelerate the most likely cause is an axle.

Would a defective battery cause your car to not accelerate?


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Braking is the action of applying pressure, in an attempt to stop an object. This could be a car, bike, scooter ect.

Should you use cruise control in the rain?

No , absolutely not ( if you hit a puddle , which will slow the car down , the cruise control willtry to accelerate the car to maintain the set speed )It's not recommended to use the cruise control in the rain. Normally, you use the cruise control on the highways. When it's raining you need complete control on the car and be fully alert.( NO ) if you hit a puddle that slows the car down then the cruise control will accelerate the carbetter not it could cause the car to accelerate at the wrong time and cause loss of control

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Can a dirty throttle body cause the car to accelerate by itself?

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What cause speakers in a car stereo to ring and buzz when you accelerate the gas?

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Your transmission needs to be rebuilt or the fluid is gone.

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