2001 CHEVY MALIBU WHINING NOISE DURING ACCELERATION

  • Tiny
  • JoshChris
  • 2001 Chevrolet Malibu

Noises problem
2001 Chevy Malibu 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

Hey,
Hoping someone here can answer this. For about 5 months my Malibu has been having difficulty accelerating - I have to accelerate a lot (resulting in a high RPM) before it gets up to speed on highways (I was told it was a spark plug/spark plug wiring problem, but replacing all of them didn't fix it). Anyway, yesterday, I was trying to get up to speed and I pressed on the accelerator real hard and it made a high-pitched whining noise. The noise goes away when I let off the accelerator and increases the harder I press on the accelerator. Any ideas?

Monday, October 13th, 2008 AT 2:41 PM

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  • Docfixit
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You have a transmission problem get to repair shop now to avoid more damage. AAMCO will diagnose and give estimate.

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Monday, October 13th, 2008 AT 2:53 PM
  • Tiny
  • JoshChris
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Ouch. Is there anything else that it might be? Just so I know my options?

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Monday, October 13th, 2008 AT 3:08 PM
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Nope I maybe wrong but it won't cost to have this looked at.

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Monday, October 13th, 2008 AT 3:12 PM

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