Slow acceleration and high rpms

Asked by Jan 28, 2017 at 01:52 PM about the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2010 chevy malibu automatic with 154000 miles.
I've been noticing that my accelerates slow with
rpms around 2500-3000, it happens when trying to
go uphill or gaining speed from a stop. I can hear
my engine rev like it's trying to get going but the car
moves slow.

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Sounds like the transmission is slipping. Best to have a reputable transmission shop take a look at it. Although with 154,000 miles on it the car may not be worth fixing. HTH. -Jim

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