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Dave Nova, Buick Technician
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Does not eespond to throttle, very slow acceleration when

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does not eespond to throttle
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Customer: very slow acceleration when depressing gas pedal
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: new plugs wires fuel filter
JA: Is there anything else the Buick Mechanic should be aware of about your Buick?
Customer: 2000 3800
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 10 months ago.

good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist

does it just idle??? will it rev up at all???

Roy

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it will rev up
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 10 months ago.

ok, your question is vague. what is the exact issue??? is the check engine light on???

Roy

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
cel is on slow response to gas pedal when fully depressed00
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 10 months ago.

ok, thanks. you need to get me the code so we can narrow down the area of failure. you can get it read for free at a parts store.

Roy

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
reading multipal misfires
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 10 months ago.

by that is the code 300??? I need the number as I stated???if it is, I would suspect a fuel pump having low pressure.it fits your symptoms. do you have any tools for testing fuel pressure??

Roy