My car spits and sputters and you have the gas peddle down but you cant gain speed has a hard time shifting because you cant get speed also i took my foot off the gas to apply brake then went to give gas it didnt even get a chance to apply gas took off at a high speed like it was floored
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Re: 2000 vw bug having problems
Sounds like possible block in catalyst or broken up and blocked catalyst or oxygen sensor fault causing fuel/air mixture confusion if you take first o2 sensor out of exhaust manifold/pipe and see if performance back then this will confirm blockage although will be slightly noisy while testing cos sensor removed.
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I am no Honda expert, but a similar problem happened to my ex sister in-laws Ford Taurus. The speed odometer would jump around and it had trouble shifting (automatic transmission). After driving it I changed out the speed odometer sensor on the transmission and it's been fine ever since. I changed out the sensor because if the cars computer cannot tell how fast the car is traveling then fail safes in place go into effect and the computer will do it's best to keep the cars rpm's down based on the speed indicator and not let it shift or shift properly either. If it's getting false speeds then it will shut down the motor when the speed gets to high and allow it to run as the speeds fall (jumping speed odometer needle). It effects the transmission shift points also. It will either shift erratically or not shift out of say 2nd gear, so that the cars engine can't get damaged based on what signal the speed sensor is sending the computer.
check fule filter,check rubber hose if equiped, at tank,may be hard to tell by sight, I have had cars that would run fine when driven slowly but when floored promptly died. I finally found it , and that is what it was,the little rubber hose that connects the steel gas line to tank,for whatever reason , was collapsing when car was floored cutting gas flow off robbing engine of fule if you can easily pinch the rubber hose that could be the problem. I haven't seen that one for a while(nostalgic) I hope this helps!