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My car is sluggish wont go over 15 to 20 mph but will go in reverse

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my car is sluggish won't go over 15 to 20 mph but will go in reverse, took to transmission expert not in transmission. won't go over 3000 rpms at standstill
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 7 years ago.
so when it revs up it will bog down like the fuel is being chocked off?and will just bog down?
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Expert:  Gary replied 7 years ago.
do you know if it has any codes in the computer?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.



Expert:  Gary replied 7 years ago.
ok lets see if the cat converter is plugged.can you open the hood and take out this O2 sensor start it up and see if it will rev up for you over 3000 rpm?it will be a little loud but don't worry if the cat is plugged we are relieving the exhaust out threw the O2 hole and it it revs up fine then we know the cat is plugged up.let me knowgraphic
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
took it out found out it was the cadalitic converter cut it open cleaned it welded it shut works like a top now thank you
Expert:  Gary replied 7 years ago.
any glad my answer was acceptable