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

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#1

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?


#2

No, sounds like a transmission problem


#3

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


#4

Yup transmission problem. Had 2014 do the same thing
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