i have an accord, sometimes when i give it gas wont go then i floor it if finally goes what could it be

Brittany Standley
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Asked by Brittany Mar 03, 2013 at 03:43 AM about the Honda Accord

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it doesnt happen all the time but when i step on the gas it will cut out not die but cut out and not go anywhere then i have to floor it to fix it usually when im going up hill rarely when on a strait away has happened going down hill but rare as well. ive changed the fuel filter and and changing the plug/wires what else could it be

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Armaan Rajwani
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Your transmission is not downshifting when it needs to. Take your car to the mechanic and have them reset the transmission computer. Another possibility would be a bad oxygen sensor in your exhaust piping. This measures the oxygen content in the gasses exiting the engine, allowing the ECU to make correct adjustments to air/fuel ratios, fuel delivery, etc. A new sensor shouldn't cost you more than $150

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Omar Nunez
15

another problem could be the transmission filter... same thing happened to me... it goes blank when i hit the gas... no shift change... and that was my problem so far.. and maybe more to appear...

daxwestmaas
10

maybe a bad ecu... your ecu controls your low rpm's.

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Jonathan Ford
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have you checked your air filter?

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