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could be that the sparkplugs are going bad or the spark plug cables which would cause missfire

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Q: Why would a car get sluggish while driving but recover when you let up on the accelerator?
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How might the motor cortex be active while driving a car?

it helps you press the brakes and accelerator.

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Take your foot off the accelerator and's stear slightly toward the direction of the skid. Do not apply the brakes.

What is the first thing should do if your car starts to skid while you are driving?

Take your foot off the accelerator and's stear slightly toward the direction of the skid. Do not apply the brakes.

What would make a gas peddle stick and accelerate while driving in a Mercury Tracer?

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This sounds like a bad catalytic converter or resonator in the exhaust system.

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Can the accelerator be used at anytime while backing up?

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If using the pedal, the heel will be on the floor at the base of the pedal. When driving, the foot has to be on the accelerator in order to move. When slowing or preparing to stop, the heel should be away from the pedal, poised to move to the brake. On cars with automatic transmissions, some drivers will leave their right foot above the accelerator while using the left foot to brake. There are both advantages and disadvantages to dual foot use, depending on the skill and experience of the driver. This is normally discouraged by driver education.

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Everybody gets lost while driving once in a while.

What causes a Jeep Liberty to cut off while driving?

Jeep Liberties diesel engines can stall or "cut off" when backing off the accelerator pedal. the most probable cause is the EGR valve sticking in the open position. It is a frustrating and common problem with the diesels.

Why does your 2000 Chevrolet S10 stall and shuts off while driving?

My 2000 Sonoma did the same thing. When the computer was plugged into it it showed no problems. Finally after several stalls the computer finally showed the accelerator position module was bad. I replaced that and no more in traffic stalls.

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If you have a blowout while driving you should?

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