I was noticing my car not driving as fast as it used to. It has been slow. Current mileage is at 76984 && my scheduled oil change was supposed to have been at 71633. Today on the freeway the car felt

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Asked by Dec 11, 2014 at 08:22 AM about the 2011 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was noticing my car not driving as fast as
it used to. It has been slow. Current mileage
is at 76984 && my scheduled oil change
was supposed to have been at 71633.
Today on the freeway people kept passing
me up. The car felt like it was going fast but
all of a sudden the car felt drained the
speed was decreasing and I was pushing
the gas but the car felt as if it was dying. It
stayed at 40 mph. Any advice what
happened?

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So you have about 10k miles on the current oil? So not good... The oil might be turning in sludge inside your engine.

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