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peugeot: hesitation..I push down on the accelerator..sluggish..hill

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Hi I have a Peugot 106 and for the last couple of weeks there has been progressively more hesitation when I push down on the accelerator. It is also very sluggish, particularly when moving off from stopping and up hill, although even when driving at greater speed, when I change gears it is very slow to react.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  roger replied 8 years ago.
Hello,It really sounds like you have symptoms of a weak fuel pump.If the pressure is low the injector spray pattern is erratic resulting in low power.Need to have the pressure checked at the fuel rail with a gauge to determine correct pressure of 40psi or better at an idle.Thanks for your question.roger
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