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Car keeps slowing down, then when you push on the

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Car keeps slowing down, then when you push on the accelorator it leaps forward and goes fast? it mostly happens on hills? took it in and they thought it was a fuel filter but it wasn't another place thinks the muffler could be plugged? they cant figure it out. It is a 1992 Honda Accord
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I can help you with this. I am an ASE master tech.

You could have a throttle cable that is out of adjustment. Is the check engine light on?

You could also have a throttle position sensor problem, but this would usually set a code. If the exhaust was plugged, it would have no power all the time. You could remove an oxygen sensor and see if it still does it.

Please let me know if you have any more questions and hopefully this helped you out.

Thanks, Dan

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No check engine light is on there is a light on that sat SR5
Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

SRS is an airbag system problem. Probably not be related.

Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

Dan again, hoping you are satisfied with my service.

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