Mechanics

HI I OWN A . IT IS TIPTRONIC. THE PROBLEM IS THAT IT SURGES QUITE BADLY WHILST DRIVING, I CANNOT EVEN ACCELERATE PROPERLY. I TOOK IT TO A GARAGE AND PAID HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS. ON THE QUOTE IT SAYS THEY DID THIS.. 'TUNEUP, REMOVE AND C

1996 Mitsubishi Mirage • 145,000 miles

This is my first car, it ran fine when I first got it.
Have owned it for about 3 months.
I dont tend to drive it in manual
It surges mostly whilst accelerating or going up a hill, not really when cruising along a straight.
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Rianakate
December 14, 2011.



Have you checked for vacuum leaks?

Hey, yes apparantly that was checked. Everyone I have asked is stumped on what it could be

Tiny
Rianakate
Dec 14, 2011.
I have to be honest, it sounds like a vacuum leak. Was it checked by a certified tech?

Okay I will look into that, I noticed today my car makes a whistling, squeeling sort of noise? Would that be related to the main problem?

Tiny
Rianakate
Dec 15, 2011.
It could be. Do me a favor. Check the belt. Make sure nothing is getting on it like coolant, oil. Something may be causing it to slip.