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Old 09-18-2007, 08:41 PM
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Nonresponsive after shift

Okay so heres the deal:

Im driving along from a dead start, i release the clutch and go, no problem at all. i give her some gas and launch somewhere around 2000RPM,

No problems there, so im moving and i shift into second at about 3000RPM, i release the clutch and give gas.... wheres my gas! ahhh in my head im thinking oh great my throttle cable just snapped or something. but them WHAM! the engine starts reving pretty fast so im like oh ok im just an idiot and i shift into 3rd no problem.

Note: this only happens sometimes. at first i thought it was my trans, like second was going bad but it only happens sometimes.

i had some ideas as to what was happening and goes as follows:

1. Bad Injectors
2. Bad Fuel filter/fuel lines
3. Poor fuel pressure?
4. Timing or worn cams?

im really kind of clueless as to what the problem is, my throttle cable is fine and up to stat. Engine has 202,556 Original Miles on it.

any suggestions??
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Old 09-18-2007, 08:45 PM
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Slipping clutch perhaps?
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It happens sometimes b/c the clutch disk has to get warmed up...once warmed up/hot, it will slip if your clutch can't grab...
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the clutch master cylinder could be leakin onto the clutch, mine did that and then it crapped out completely.
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well see i thought it had to do with that but im unsure if this were to come into play with your solution,

the engine doesn't feel like its going and then after pressing down far enough on the gas is goes high rpm, if the clutch were slipping wouldn't my engine still be reving and then just the clutch slipping until warm?
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bump?
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like you said, diagnose your fuel system, i dont think that would be a problem with timing or the cams if it is running fine before and after, the clutch is not going to make it do what you described!
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easiest way to tell if your clutch is slipping:
put car in 5th @ like 35mph, now floor it.

if rpms go way up, then its time for a clutch job. those aren't fun
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