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Does not eespond to throttle

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Very slow acceleration when depressing gas pedal

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Great! What have you tried so far?

New plugs wires fuel filter

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2000 3800

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Buick Mechanic: Roy Belding, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
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does it just idle??? will it rev up at all???

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
it will rev up
Buick Mechanic: Roy Belding, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

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

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
cel is on slow response to gas pedal when fully depressed00
Buick Mechanic: Roy Belding, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years 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

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
reading multipal misfires
Buick Mechanic: Roy Belding, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years 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

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