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SOURCE: 2003 cavalier

sounds like coil issue or wires- when were they last replaced?

Posted on Nov 07, 2008

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SOURCE: ran out of gas now sometimes it's hard to start,have to hold gas pedal to floor

change the fuel filter. when gas gets low in the tank like that it starts to pull up trash from the bottom of the tank

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SOURCE: hard starting 96 cavalier

TPS throutle position sensor or a vacum hose off or calapsed any eng lights on??

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SOURCE: 98 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Won't run without holding gas pedal down

same problem I overheated my jeep and ruined the Idle control sensor. put a new one in and it fixed the problem

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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SOURCE: sticky gas pedal

it is a dirty throttle plate. $280 is an absolute ripoff for a cleaning, it is about 10-15 minutes of work. They are probably quoting replacing the throttle body which about a $150 part.

Got to Autozone and get "CRC Throttle Body Cleaner". Remove aire inlet hose at throttle body with a screwdriver. Spray a *small* bit onto throttle plate, use clean rag or qtips to remove gum/varnish. Spray pivots and also clean around perimeter of the plate. Take it to an independent mechanic if you are unsure of the procedure.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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Hard to start, need to press gas pedal to start


try cleaning the throttle body out first...check engine light on?..possible coolant temp sensor...some problems have multiple causes and are hard to diagnose without actually seeing the vehicle...if you have to hold gas peddle to floor it usually means car is flooded (too much fuel) ...check fuel pressure to see if it bleeds off when not running...could be an indication of leaky injectors or fuel pressure regulator

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MY truck is fuel injected what would make it so i have to hold down gas pedal to finally get it to start then die


Sounds like you have some injector problems or the fuel pressure regulator. If the check engine light is not on, I would look for something allowing extra fuel into the engine.

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Losuing over drive lack of power hard starting must hold pedal to the floor


Does it start better after sitting overnight? Is it missing at all? Check engine light? Hard starting could be fuel pump, also lack of power could be lack of fuel. If it starts better after sitting overnight, could be block catalytic converter. That would also explain lack of power. If you have to hold gas pedal half way down trying to get speed would explain why it is not going into overdrive. Hope this gives you some direction.

Jan 04, 2012 | 1996 Chevrolet C1500

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My 1994 Acura Integra engine is flooded and it won't start n this only happens when it gets too cold so how do I get it to start


Try holding the gas pedal down to the floor. Do not pump it, just hold it down and crank the engine.
Don't burn out the starter, but don't release the gas pedal, between cranks. That should flush out the excess gas and hopefully the engine will catch in the process, when the mixture is just right.
No guarantees for this one..

Dec 26, 2010 | 1994 Acura Integra

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98 malibu,cranks no start,good fuel pressure,good spark,pulled valve cover and rockers are moving,starter seams to spin to freely like there is no compression


may be flooded. hold down gas pedal all the way and crank the engine, after a short time the engine will start to splutter and sound like it will fire. ease the gas pedal off slowly, while cranking, enough to get the engine started it may take a couple of goes. it may blow grey smoke when you get it going this will be raw fuel. holding the gas pedal down all the way, the engine will go into CLEAR FLOOD MODE and the injectors will not deliver any more fuel, until you ease off the pedal. check for dribbling injectors and the shop.

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I have a 1994 Honda Accord 4 door v6. I have rough idle when in drive and smooth idle when in neutral. Also rough take offs from a stop or slow speeds. If I pump the gas pedal a few time the rough take...


  • does the engine miss? bumps is a rythmic pattern?
  • an engine miss will appear to diminish at higher rpm due to centrifical force.
  • other possible problem broken or flat motor mount.
  • is the idle rough in reverse?
  • if not
  • open hood
  • start engine
  • Left foot on brake (hard)
  • start engine
  • watch engine as you select drive
  • still holding brake with left foot / throttle gas with right foot
  • does engine dramatically move?
  • if so replace motor mount on offending side
  • if not possible engine miss or transmission problems

Jul 10, 2010 | 1994 Honda Accord

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Will not start with out holding gas pedal down while starting


you have "NO TOUCH" starting, so you should not touch the gas pedal during starting.

If you hold hte gas pedal to the floor during cranking, it shuts off the fuel supply so you can clear a flooded engine.

Feb 24, 2010 | 2001 Ford Excursion

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Stuck gas pedal cause the car not to start


Yes, if the gas pedal is stuck fullt down the Throttle Sensor located in the throttle body will note the throttle position and shut down the fuel injectors. If in the future your fuel injected car becomes flooded, hold the gas pedal down and turn the engine over this will help free the engine of too much fuel.

I hope this may have assisted you,
Tom

Oct 21, 2009 | 2002 Mitsubishi Galant

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2002 odyssey injectors flooding


The owner's manual offers these tips on starting in cold weather. First, do not touch the gas pedal and crank the engine for no longer than 15 seconds. If no start, hold the gas pedal halfway down and crank for no longer than 15 seconds. If no start, hold gas pedal all the way down and crank for 15 seconds. If no start, hold gas pedal halfway down and crank for 15 seconds. During any one of the start attempts with the gas pedal part/all the way down, if the engine should start, slowly release the pedal so the engine will not race. Remember that fuel does not atomize as easily in cold weather and can be a problem.

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