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2001 Chevrolet Malibu Question: what is causing slow acceleration and high pithed noise while accelerating?

 

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psmith4232, Euclid, OH, August 02, 2012, 04:08
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Happens all the time for last few weeks. Started at freeway speeds, now even at 25-30 mph.

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    milesauto from Miles Auto Service Inc., August 02, 2012, 05:12
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    Sounds like you may have restricted exhaust system....most likely a plugged catalytic converter. Take it to a shop that can test the exhaust system back pressure with a guage.

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