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Missing out My 97 cavalier just started acting out. It is not shifting when supposed to and it is idling at 1 even when no gas is applied. The car is starting to shake quite bad also. I checked the oil and all the fliuds seem to be ok but I don't know if this is a transmission problem or what. This morning my check engine light came on as well as the light that says ets off. What does this mean?? Please help!!

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I will recomend you to do a good tune up on it at least spark plugs and wires and go to autozone they will pull the codes for you for free to see why the light come on if you get any code for misfire that means you need a tune up soon. good luck

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