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My car is jerky at lower RPMs when i try to accelerate (but used to be fine at these RPMs). If I am going accelerate around 2000 RPM then the car will really start to lug. It is fine once it gets up to around 2600 and above. It just seems like that is revving the engine a little too high. Should I check any fluids or spark plug wires or anything?

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  • Mark Ebner Sep 25, 2009

    Isn't there anything I check before replacing the catalytic converter? I don't want to jump to that problem only to realize it is something much cheaper.

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I have a 2001 Monte Carlo and at 44000 miles it acted like yours.My catalitic converter was cloged up.It was a bad batch of cats. and GM paid my bill after I had it replaced. I got a "High Flow" type.It works great. Im now at 177000 miles.
I hope this helps you.

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