1998 chevy cavalier loose of power rpms slowly up and down along w/ temp gauge moving in sinq only happen for ten min at a time then back to norm mech said not water pump or thermo

Asked by Nov 17, 2014 at 12:42 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car will go crazy every day or so for about ten minutes then start worlkin fine again . temp gauge goes up and down as rpms go up and down at same time .mechanic said waterpump and thermostat ok . thinks may be ecu ??? Help me please this has been goin on for a week .

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Check your transmission fluid level. It also could be a plugged catalytic converter.

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