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My 02 lesabre is jerking and reving too high

I just bought an 02 lesabre 2 weeks ago, and it's jerking into gear when i release the gas and when i accelerate, the rpms are going higher than normal and it has a loud revving noise, but its not keeping up,is this the tranny? or something to do with the the fuel intake? pls help thx So, my 2001 kia is doing the same thing. I bought it over 2 years ago and have has it looked at by 20 or so mechanics who have all found nothing wrong with it. So as of right now it's sitting in my driveway as of a year ago because it's unsellable.Any advice? Have you found the problem?

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  • april8baby Oct 28, 2008

    my car just went in for that there saying its my ignition coil is bad aliong with the cable

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Sounds like transmission problems... take it to aamco for their free diagnostics.

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