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Engine revs but car doesn't accelerate

When driving on highway, in 4th or 5th gear, when you give it gas to accelerate, sometimes the engine revs but the car doesn't accelerate. it is also guzzling fuel.

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Rasping noise coming from front when accelerating in 5th gear or when engine under load. Noise goes away on lifting off gas or constant speed on level ground. Engine does not rev up when noise is there. No probs with gear changes or synchromesh.

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Since you did not say what type of transmission you have i will suspect the clutch is slipping if it's a manual.
If it's an automatic, it could be several things. Low fluid level...clogged filter, fluid needs to be changed..transmission serviced...weak pump, bands/clutch packs worn...etc
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Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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Sounds like the transmission is slipping, or a clutch if it is a standard shift.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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