car stops when I take my foot off the gas pedal


Asked by xumu59 Jul 21, 2007 at 03:24 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Impala LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer


Does it sputter and die when you take your foot off the gas (like it's having the fuel restricted), or stop immediately (more electrical-like, as if you flicked a switch)? You don't mention anything you've tried to fix the problem, but the first thing I'd try would be changing the fuel filter, and then maybe adding a bottle of fuel injector cleaner to a tank of gas and see if that helps. Another thing that might be the problem could be your catalytic converter; they tend to clog up over time and the symptoms are generally loss of power (it'll generally run, but not over say 35 MPH, and then not very smoothly).

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Impala Questions

Chevrolet Impala Experts

#1 Danny Wang
Danny Wang
Reputation 1,140
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 810
#3 littlehorn
Reputation 770
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Kia Optima"
367 Great Deals out of 33,790 listings starting at $1,987
Used Chrysler Sebring"
126 Great Deals out of 4,646 listings starting at $1,600

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
3,097 listings starting at $19,997
2014 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
93 Great Deals out of 3,182 listings starting at $12,770
2013 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 53 listings starting at $12,492
2012 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
105 listings starting at $7,999
2011 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 124 listings starting at $5,900