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Problems controlling speed and stopping

I was driving on i95 when the car continued to speed up to 90 when I tried applying the brake it would only go down to 60 until I was able to get off 95 and switch to neutral this has happened twice and two garages were unable to find a definite reason for this one of them was a lincoln dealership now I'm afraid to drive it?

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  • Woody J Hiatt May 11, 2010

    Are you trying to get out of a speeding ticket?

    Do you use cruise control? When you switched to neutral did the engine
    run wide open? It is a weird problem for sure. Next time - get
    into the right lanes and use the ignition key to shut down the engine
    and pull over. Any check engine lights. Get the codes checked for



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