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2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 4dr Sedan

2005 Chevrolet Aveo
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
27 mpg city / 35 mpg hwy
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February 14, 2013, 3:35 pm

Simone P
 

Question: My car revs into the high rpms for first and second gear

My chevy aveo 2005 has issues gaining speed in first and second gear. The rpms are high, but very little is transferred into speed. No jumps or jerks, just seems to be sluggish."


February 16, 2013, 3:25 pm

Ron W
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Sounds like a transmission issue. Is the check engine light on? If so have the codes pulled as they will give you an idea of what system is having problems.

As to the transmission,

Lots of things can cause abnormal shifting. You'll have to have a transmission shop diagnose whether it's in the transmission itself, or if the transmission is reacting to a sensor giving it poor data.

Make sure you check your transmission fluid level, as low level can cause this type of problem.


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