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ok....hopeifully its just my imagination, but upon hard acceleration my 06 2.2 5sp seems to be starveing for something??? when i start to let off the gas its like a bost in power....it dont make sense. i dont know if its in the spark, air, or gas...the car has 55,000 miles with the stock airbox but i replace from the airbox to the tb with intake pipe. the plugs are stock...for now. any ideas on this? i also noticed a slight miss upon easy acceleration also....thanx in advanced
 

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i have the same EXACT problem! im going to take it to the dealer. When i let off the gas the rpms go up quickly then drop. i dont get it. Also when i shift gear into like 4th, the rpms will drop to 2k and wont go up, i will press more on the gas and the car will accelerate more, but the rpms dont move.

Also when i have cruise control on, ill be cruising at lets say 65, if i push on the gas to accelerate, therpms will drop from like 2500 to like 1800 and the engine will make a real deep tone. IDN WTF is up with that.

i get my oil changed every 3k miles, and got a new air filter. Maybe it needs a tune up or fuel injectors need to be cleaned, idn.

How many miles are on your car, im a 2.2 auto with 33k. Maybe theirs some special service that needs to be done at 30k miles?
 

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my cars throttle response is shot, i used to tap the gas and the car would go, not any more.and sometimes when i push the gas to accelerate it like jumps and doest go then jumps, maybe like it didnt downshift or something, idn its ****in weird and pisses me off.
 

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i just dropped my car off at the dealership yesterday.(cv boot) and the service manager asked me if id had my 30,000 mile check. i asked what it entailed, and all i remember is something about injectors, and tranny. (im 5 spd) i just blew him off cause i figured he was just trying to sell me something, and my car still runs great. but maybe something to it?
 

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mine is a 5sp....i hit the gas the rpms do go up but not like it should...like i said its like its starveing for something...being held back...i run injector cleaner in it every so often. and change the oil round 4000 miles with synthetic....the only thing i could think of is plugs...i know there suposed to be good for 100,000 miles...but they could go bad...or even the gap on em could be off....hmmmmm something to check this weekend
 

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somebody told me that is u let off the gas and let it slow down in gear and u feel a jitter(like the car is pulsating) that the clutch is goin bad?????is that true?????
 

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this is what i found on clutch testing. im no mechanic soooo......

"Easy test for slipping clutch......

Get out on the highway, cruising in 5th gear maybe 2200 rpm or so.
When safe to do so, walk on it. Right to the mat. If the revs spike up real sudden then your clutch is slipping."

if your rpms go down idk to be honest with you.
it would be costly, but look at it like "good time to upgrade" if its the case.
i know that wouldnt help really, but id like to upgrade mine. but sure as hell cant afford it!:sad:
 

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no....mine dont do that....ican be for say out on the highway doin bout 50 (yeah right...lol) floor it the rpms go up(not all of a sudden)...what brought this to my attention is i beside my friend the other day he was in a s10 with a v6...i think it was 4.3....it was a short race i hit the line first but i noticed when i had it flored and saw him in my mirror i started to let off the gas and it seemed like the car wanted to take off...it was almost like i hit a nos button...ok not that much power , lol....so i guess basically its like half petal more power...floring it...less power...i hope i didnt confuse anybody....lol
 

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i was just readin a post bout that scanner....that sounds much like what mine is doin......maybe ill have to get one...im goina have the car for a long time so one of them might come in handy.....thanx for the input
 

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i was just readin a post bout that scanner....that sounds much like what mine is doin......maybe ill have to get one...im goina have the car for a long time so one of them might come in handy.....thanx for the input
np. im looking at getting one myself. could be VERY handy. later.
 
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