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2013 Ford Focus - is it normal to rev like this when I hit the gas?

When I put my foot on the gas pedal, my cars engine revs like it really wants to go as the speed increases slowly before the rpms tame themselves. Is this normal?

No, sounds like a transmission problem

Or a bad clutch… that is, if you have a clutch, you didn’t tell us.

Yup transmission problem. Had 2014 do the same thing
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