What causes loss of power at full throttle?

What causes loss of power at full throttle?

Problem is that its got snotty power from idle to 2500 rpms, if i put my foot into it anything over 2500 rpms it dogs down, no smoke out the exhaust,, I’m not sure whats going on, I am thinking fuel problem, but it runs ok, just has a slight lope in high idle not sure if thats normal but starts up good, Idles good.

What happens when a throttle body sensor goes bad?

In the case of the throttle body (and related sensor), when this happens it causes false information to be relayed to the car’s computer, resulting in faulty corrections to the air-fuel mixture. You may notice a switch into “limp-home” mode, where power to the car’s engine power is reduced and throttle operation is limited.

When to call a mechanic for bad throttle control?

This could cause a serious safety hazard, as the driver is not able control the speed or acceleration of the vehicle. When this occurs, you should pull your vehicle to a safe place off the road and contact a mechanic as soon as possible to inspect why throttle control is not consistent. 2. Engine does not run efficiently

Can a loose nut on a carburetor cause bad throttle?

The days of having to constantly adjust the throttle cable due to a loose nut on the carburetor are long gone. Today’s modern cars, trucks, and SUVs are all equipped with an electronic throttle control system that contains an accelerator pedal position (APP) sensor.

What happens when the throttle position sensor fails?

The throttle position sensor can fail in several ways, all of which result in poor fuel economy at best, and performance limitations that may create safety hazard for you and other motorists at worst. This sensor can fail gradually, or all at once. In most cases, the Check Engine Light is illuminated if a TPS failure is detected.

How is the throttle connected to the accelerator?

In the old days, there used to be a cable that was connected from the throttle to the accelerator. But now in the technological age, the car’s computer controls when the throttle opens and closes by the feedback it gets about the acceleration of the vehicle.