2001 Chevy Malibu My car wont start and wont go over 30 mph

Tiny
BURKY
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  • 2001 CHEVROLET MALIBU
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 74,000 MILES
I was driving the car and it would not let me drive any faster than 30 mph then when I reved it a couple times the mph didnt move at all then when I got to the bottom of my driveway (uphill) it couldnt make it and it died at the bottom I dont know what to do.
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Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 AT 2:39 PM

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Tiny
RHALL77
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Is it setting a check engine light, could be a possible cat converter.
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Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 AT 2:53 PM
Tiny
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The check engine light is on yes and also the battery light is on when I have the car on but not starting and it does turn over but not start also my engine oil light is dead should I replace that when I turn car on to see all lights it does not show up anymore
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Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 AT 7:13 PM
Tiny
RHALL77
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I would take it somewhere and have the vehicle scanned to find out what the trouble codes are. It could also be a MAF sensor. You can try to disconnect that and see if you have power. It is located by the air cleaner box
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Wednesday, May 21st, 2008 AT 7:16 AM

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