Why does my rpm goes high uphill

Asked by Oct 30, 2015 at 09:41 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Malibu Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Your car must be an automatic. The transmission will shift down for more power and the RPM's will go up. The torque converter will also cause the engine speed to go up which is normal.

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