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Idles fine but won't take the gas when i accelerate.

Changed filter .Seems to be lots of fuel pressure.

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  • Kenny C
    Kenny C Feb 01, 2009

    Hello:It is hard to start when not running for a few hours and it idles rough for a few minutes then idles fine but wont take the gas unless you accelerate very gradually.This started a few weeks ago.It worked fine and then it would work terrible,now it seems to be getting worse.Seems to be alot of fuel pressure.Changed filter and plugs.Checked Auto shut off and pump relay.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    When was last tune-up/service done? Won't speed up to highway speeds?



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Well there's a few things that come to mind but the best, & cheapest way of doing it would be to take it to an autozone for a free scan for codes, and take some of the guessing out of it. I would at least take the sparkplugs out & have a look at them & clean and/or replace them for now.

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