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Low power cant pull itself in 5th

I was driving my 96 sunfire today it has the 2.4 and when i came to a stop sign it was running rough now when i start going it will rev up but has trouble going takes a long time to speed up the clutch engages and disengages it will go down the road but there is no throttle responce i can floor it and nothing if im ideling and rev it up it will rev up but real rough any help will be appreciated

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Sounds like the throtte cable is out of a gide grove. check the cable for out of postion and breakage. let me know what ya find out and if it helps.

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