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Car looses power when i come to a stop & have to accelarte quickl

I have a 91 civic dx hatch, D15B2 engine, 5 speeds trans., 162,000 miles. the car has been sitting for 3 years. i took it to a shop and had the plugs, wire, timing chain, valve cover gasket, and all the belts replaced. the old gas in the car was drained and fuel injector cleaner and new fuel was put back in. when i am at speed and come to a complete stop, and have to accelerate quickly the car starts to loose power and sputters like it's out of fuel and shakes a little too, but from a dead stop it accelerates fine. can somebody please help me???

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  • dlb0603 Jan 31, 2009

    yes he did. and put fuel injector cleaner. i drove it to the shop with old gas in it. would that old gas harm the rest of the car??? i had to drive it about 15 miles to get it to the shop.

  • dlb0603 Jan 31, 2009

    it feels like the throtle is sticking, how could i tell if it is really something wrong with the throttle? if i keep tapping the pedal it will eventually go.

  • dlb0603 Feb 01, 2009

    thanks for the info. i will let you know how it works out tommorow. it is late here now. i really appreciate your time.

  • dlb0603 Feb 01, 2009

    The throttle linkage was fine. Had my brother look at the tps. He put it on a meter and it was fine. I put a bottle of fuel system cleaner in it and topped off the tank. I let it idle for 20 mins. and drove it around the block. It is acting ok now. I find it hard to believe that little bottle could fix it like that. What do u think? I gotta lot of errands to run tommorow. That will be the real test. I will let you know.

  • dlb0603 Feb 02, 2009

    car runs fine now. i have been gone all day. thanks for your help!

  • David Johnson
    David Johnson May 11, 2010

    have you replaced the fuel filter?

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Did they Replace the Fuel Filter???? It sounds like the Fuel Filter has a Minor Clog and needs to be Replaced. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

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  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 31, 2009

    It could Harm a Lot of Things in the Fuel System. The Valves, Fuel Injectors, Fuel System, The Head, ETC........ It is gonna be a Trial and Error Repair from this Point. Just be Patient and The Problem will show. It will more than Likely be Right in front of Him when he Finds the Problem. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Feb 01, 2009

    If you can get to the Throttle Linkage on the Motor, It is Adjustable and you could use just a LITTLE WD-40 to Loosen up the Mechanism a. Could solve the Problem. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

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    Travis Humphries Feb 01, 2009

    No Problem! Always Happy to Help!

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Feb 02, 2009

    Cool, I should be Around!

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Feb 02, 2009

    Awesome! No Problem! Happy to Help!

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