WHEN I PRESS THE GAS PEDAL THE CAR MISSES IF I ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1994 Toyota Tercel
  • 220,000 miles

When I press the gas pedal the car misses if I press it hard it shuts off the car. When do it very slow it picks up. Please help me.

Saturday, March 16th, 2013 AT 9:44 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Randico
  • Member

You have a hesitation, 2 thing that can cause this a ignition related, or a MAP sensor. If its the Map sensor the vacuum line may have work its way off the sensor this is located on the firewall with a vacuum line directly leading to the intake. Then there is the ignition component, a ignition coil is inside the distributor these have a tendency to crack, causing the hesitation, there is also the ignition cap, ignition rotor, and sparkplug wires, which goes into the sparkplug well of the cylinder head.

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Saturday, March 16th, 2013 AT 10:01 PM

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