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My 2005 buick rendezvous runs great at an idle but when you

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my 2005 buick rendezvous runs great at an idle but when you start going it does fine at first then its like the throttle stops working. you have to let out of it and then ease back in it to get going.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: its like the throttle stops working. and if I put it to the floor it will rev up but it don't go any faster
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

is the engine light on?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no I changed a coil there is no check engine lights on, the awd light is on and the anti lock light is on.
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

have you scanned it for abs codes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no I don't have that scanner at home. can the brakes throwing a code on this car put it in limp mode??
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
when I'm going if I hold the rpm low and steady it will climb up to speed limits but if I push the gas to qwickly it falls on its face then I have to slow down and start again
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
at an idle it revs up fine
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

I can ,,, we need those codes to get a idea of what going on ...

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok ill have to wait to hook up to diff scanner
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

ok let me know