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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: 9 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 9 months ago.

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

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

Roy

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
it will rev up
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 9 months ago.

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

Roy

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
cel is on slow response to gas pedal when fully depressed00
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 9 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 9 months ago.
reading multipal misfires
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 9 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