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2002 Civic EX wont accelerate

My 2002 honda civic which has been working really well. Now its having a really really hard time accelerating. No matter what the temp outside is or of the car etc. I can't get above 60, its getting to 4000 RPMS to get up to 20 MPH. It's an automatic. The only other thing is a creaking noise when i turn the wheel, but that's been going on a while. I don't know if the two are related. Dropped it off today but i guess they probably wont even get to checking it out. 70,000 miles.

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It sounds like a problem with the transmission. The creaking could be a bad power steering pump or simply a dry/leaking rack & pinion.

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