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Ford Focus 2001 ZX3 Reving while driving and "!" comes on

While driving at hwy speeds the car will rev to 5 by itself and then the yellow "!" idiot light comes on -no rhyme or reason but with icey roads is a potential problem - my shop can't pin it down

when you brake the car the car will adjust but the "!" light comes on then off

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If it is an automatic. then you most likley have a 2-4 servo piston that is worn in the transmission. It's not a big job but it does require pan & valvebody to be removed. I would not attempt this repair yourself.

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I am assuming that this is a manual tranny if you have an idiot light. Sounds like you have a clutch that is slipping on you. Put the car on a level surface apply the e brake ,start the car. now put the car in first gaer , don't give it gas and slowly let out the clutch. If the car doen't want to stall out right away as you further let out the clutch or you hear a sliding sount you probably have a slipping clutch. Hope this helps you

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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