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CAR REVING TO 4 RPM BEFORE MOVING LIKE NORMAL

MY CHEVY CAVALIER IT WILL MOVE REAL SLOW UNTIL IT GETS TO 4 RPM THEN IT SHIFTS INTO GEAR. SOMETIMES DOES NOT WANT TO START, WE JUST GOT IT BACK FROM A MECHANIC WHO SAYS HE IS NOT SURE WHAT THE PROBLEM IS. HE HAS CHECKED THE FUEL INJECTORS, PUT IN NEW SPARK PLUGS AND WIRES, CHECKED THE TRANSMISSION ( THAT'S WHAT i THOUGHT IT WAS AT 1ST), HE THINKS IT MAY BE THE TIMING. COULD THIS BE WHAT IT IS? IF YOU KNOW WHAT IT MIGHT BE PLEASE LET ME KNOW. THANK YOU DOLLY

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  • cloud_barbar Jul 24, 2008

    I have a 1997 Chevy Cavalier, it makes a real loud rattleing type noise, thought it was an exhaust leak but the mechanic says its fine, the car really seems to take off slowly in drive and then shifts to second and its fine. It has a rebuilt transmission and the guy who rebuilt the transmission said it was fine on that end as well. Doesn't seem to get as good of gas mileage either

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Transmission problem it sounds like

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

  • rickdmer Jan 06, 2011

    I am having this exact problem. It seems that when the car warms up it works better. Did you ever figure this out?

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