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1996 chevy cavalier

I have a 1996 chevy cavalier 2.2 4c I take care of my car did alot of work. problem started check light with both O2 sensors. check light then came on with bad cat. My gas pedal feels heavy when the cat went bad fixed that stuf . still had the same problem the ppl had it to had the o2 sensor from the cat on wrong. thought the gas pedal problem was from that stuf being bad in the mixed of all that the thermistaewent bad replaced that still does the same thing.

I have replaced throtale cable was to good cleaned throtale plates and around the brake spraded stuf.
gas filter - oil filter - changed oil - air filter is good - fuilds good - no nosies - no steam - no smoke - no stalling - starts find - runs find -

other then harder to press the gas

the speed reads fine not shour if i am going the speed it saids on the high way ppl seem to be passing me...

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