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1995 civic My civic bogged down after going up a hill. It cut off and will not start now. It trys to turn over, but does not catch. You can smell gas out the exhaust, so its not the fuel line or filter? any thoughts. automatic 161k miles

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There is a possibility that your timing belt has a couple of teeth missing now. When was the last time the timing belt was replaced? The reason for the fuel smell is the engine is trying to fire at the wrong time. It's trying to fire when the exhaust valve is actually opening. Replacing the belt isn't a bad job.

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Takes gas good while setting hit a hill or make a left turn dies or bogs like it aint getting enough gas


Not being funny but do you run it with near empty tank ?
Blockages in the fuel line can cause this sort of problem, does it cut out going down hill ? Either way, check your fuel flow and fuel pump. When a car is run to empty, junk and dirt is sucked up from the bottom of tank and can foul any of the injectors and lines.
Hope this helps...

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Car idles fine, but sputters, bogs and dies if gas pedal is pressed.


new spark plugs this decade. (a tune up?0
the filter is part of all 60k tuneups. letting it clog wrecks good pumps.
my wild guess, its lack of fuel flow, do to old filter.
or low fuel pressure.
car is identical to a Corolla. so is not unique or rare as some Geo cars are.
the cam belt not changes, invites valve kissing piston tops. BOOM
end of engine. (costs more to fix then worth of car)
the word is bogging, my engine bogs
if if bogs WOT (wide open throttle) and dont catch up < ITS NOT THE TPS. ever.
tps bad causes short bogs, called hesitations.
The map sensor , is what measure air flow and the ECU matches fuel to this air flow.
my guess, is it does that, but fuel pressure is like 15PSI, bad.

Apr 14, 2015 | 1995 Geo Prizm

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My 88 toyota camry wont accelerate when i step on the gas pedal


tests:

cruise at say 45mph ok?
if i accelerate , it bogs then catches up?
if i accelerate, it bogs and never catches up?
if i go WOT, wide open throttle it has full power up a hill after the bog?

these test , are the KEY tests.
this tells me what is wrong.
i hope the car is tuned up, if not , why no? the 60k mile done?

Jan 25, 2014 | 1988 Toyota Camry

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1995 honda Civic Ex / 99000 mi / Bluish gray smoke coming from exhaust pipe upon acceleration


bluish is oil burning,if your car is smiking worse going up a hill that is piston rings,if you notice it worse coasting down a hill that is valve seals,but have you tried replacing the PCV valve yet,this lets the engine breath like you and me

Nov 27, 2009 | 1995 Honda Civic

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I have a 1997 Cavalier thats a 2.2 and its running really rough.


sounds like it may have a bad ignition miss. check spark plugs, wires, and coil packs.

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Hard to start and smell gas


have 1994 4.3 cpi and the problem I had sounds same.
It was a leaky pressure line in pletium . easy fix $45.00 part $15.00 gasket.
the leak was caused from the fuel lines rubbing together in pletium.
take the vortec cover off ,then remove air regulator in middle and look inside . I turned on power to key and gas spray came from drivers side of pletium looking in hole.fuel line side. if gas spray on passanger side then gas regulator faulty. takes 5 min to check
After fixing truck runs runs great. no more gas smell in cab.
also you can smell oil for gas

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