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My rpm is jumping very high when I am only going about 30-40 mph. When it does this the car has alot of trouble accelerating and it sounds as if it is going to explode! What is the problem???

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If you have to press the gas pedal low enough or hard the transmission is slipping. Give it a tune-up, take a look at my recommendations on this page in this link.

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