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My '01 Mustang V6 revs high when in neutral/when changing gears.

The car revs to around 4,000 RPMS whenever put into neutral or when changing gears from 1st to 2nd, 2nd to 3rd, etc. If I put the car into neutral and brake to stop, the car revs until coming to a complete stop. I have changed the Throttle Position Sensor, checked throttle linkage, etc. but the problem persists.

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  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    Yep, Even when i start mine it revs to 3,000rmps. Dealer said it was the clutch, but i dont think so.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    already check the air idle control and throttle body

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    My car is 1997 fairmont I have just bought it and it ran fine until recently. It has started to rev really high like it is in neutral. I have checked the fluid, but have been told it may be a vacum hose

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I put my car into 1st gear and start driving off it pops out of 1st gear to neutral, I can shift from 2nd to 3rd gear with no problem its just the 1 gear that keeps popping back to the neutral position. What can I do to resolve this problem? Please advise.



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Sounds more like the IAC, Idle air control valve.. they can be cleaned with carb and choke cleaner gently...

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