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2008 Dodge Avenger R/T 4dr Sedan FWD *Ltd Avail*

2008 Dodge Avenger
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sdn, Mid-size
16 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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January 31, 2013, 6:35 am

Travis K
 

Question: Delay/lag when hitting gas pedal

When I hit the gas, the RPMS start to go up, the. Drop for a second, then start to go back up again until it changes gears. This is more noticeable when pulling out as the car will start to go, then stop accelerating for a second, then continue to accelerate correctly.


February 10, 2013, 3:53 pm

Tyler O
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Sounds like the transmission might be slipping a little. Check the engine and transmission computer for fault codes to be sure.

Did you check the transmission fluid level and condition?


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