2005 malibu starts fine but when in gear it bogs down and doesnt get power until after i get it to 30 mph then it runs fine what can be causing this/

Asked by Aug 01, 2015 at 09:16 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car doesnt have power when it gets going but does when it passes 30mph

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Check air filter and clean throttle body replace fuel filter if have not done so in a while add fuel injector cleaner to gas tank and use the middle grade or high test gas to help clean out the gum and carbon build up.

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Thanks I will try that. Already replaced fuel filter

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