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96 taurus will not drive. pls HELP

Family visiting from out of state

1996 Ford Taurus 3.0 liter

car yesterday would not speed-up it would drive and then the rpms would go high when i hit the gass and act as if it was in neutral

today it seems worse it barely moved.

What do you guys think this could be??????? my family has to work on monday we need to get this fixed please help!!!!!!!!!!

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1st thing to do is check the automatic trans fluid level, if it is full (check hot only!) then the trans clutches have fried and the trans will have to be replaced or torn down and repaired.

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