Question about 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Acceleration my car is having trouble going on to 3rd gear but its automatic and when it does go on to 3rd it jerks back what do i do to get it fixed

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If the car runs good before it goes in high gear or overdriveit may be trying to engage two gears at once. 96 is old enough that the transmisson may be worn out and the clutch packs are stuck together or even off the ends of their splines. The over drive wiring could be crossed or the computer system damaged as a bad jump start or other computer damaging problem. Let's say the trans is alright. the engine performance can be held back buy a stopped up exhaust.

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Could be the operating piston or a solonoid that operated the piston ,either way its a gearbox out job to repair ,if this vehicle is a 1996 then it may be cheaper to buy another car

Posted on May 13, 2010

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