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I have a 2000 ford mustang, v6. It turns on just fine, however it accelerates at a very slow pace. It also does not pass more than 70 miles per hour. There is also a scraping noise from 2nd to 3rd gear and 3rd to 4th gear. What can cause my vehicle to work this way?

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Change the air filter. For even better performance, give it a complete tune-up, including new plugs and wires, pcv valve, air filter, and change the oil. Good luck!

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Your going to have to get the ECM scanned, Auto Zone scan's for free and most garage now will scan for $10.00 to $15.00 since they all have the scanners now and need the business.
You could have a Vehicle Velocity Sensor (V V S)  going bad or the wire harness it self. The V.V.S tells the ECM how fast the drive shaft is rotating and calculate's what gear it should be in relative with the engine speed and throttle position, and transmission fluid pressure.
Regardless you need the Blazer scanned to pin point why your transmission is shifting the way it is. Could be as simple as time for transmission oil and filter change for $125.00 or a loose wire harness.
Check your transmission fluid and try not to run the blazer to hard, to replace the transmission start at $1,900.00 for a rebuilt.
Good luck and hope this helps. Keep me posted

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might be catilic converter,if it does that again feel to see if you have exhaust coming out of the tail pipe

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I hate to tell you but it sounds like your transmission was rebuilt incorrectly and need to be corrected or tossed and start anew, new transmissions for your truck are roughly $1,600. I'm sorry to hear about your problem.

Posted on Sep 26, 2013

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