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it depends on what car and engine. it could be your fuel filter, or a vacuum leak. your converter might be pluged also. these are some things to check out about the problem.

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Q: Why does car bog down when trying accelerate?
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Why does a car slow down when you accelerate?

A car goes faster when you accelerate. It slows down when you brake.

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Sort of. If you slam on the brakes of your car, the car slows down. But in the coordinate system of the things inside the car, you appear to accelerate out of your seat and through the windscreen.

Car starts and runs but bogs down when you step on the accelerator?

There are several reasons why a car will start and then bog down when the accelerator is pushed. Some of the reasons could be plugs, fuel pump, or the catalytic converter.

Will a clog fuel fiter make a car sputter and bog down?

It does not always mean that will happen, but it is certainly a common cause and if your car is sputtering and bogs down it would be one of the first things to check.

What is easier for a car to do when running down hill accelerates oo decelerates?

Accelerate - gravity will always try to pull the car downhill.

What would cause a car to bump when you accelerate but It does not make a noise and I feel a bumping when I accelerate and it stops when I let off the gas?

Is it bogging down? if thats what your referring to, then maybe try a fuel pump if yoir car has one.

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The reason that he chevy truck may continue to bog down, is due to the car needing to warm up before starting. There may also be an issue with the fuel pump.

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My mechanic just told me that mine is bad. My car just would not start, but i had some symptoms leading up to it not starting. WHen I pressed the gas it would bog down and not accelerate very fast. The RPM's would jump up to 3500 or so and rev like its hitting the rev limiter.If your car is doing that or any signs of loss of power its probably it...

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Why does your car knock when you accelerate?

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Why is my car smoking when you accelerate?

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