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Intermititly rpm gauge go crazy speed odomitor stops engine lags

Happens only after long drive use such as on trip 80 miles of driving. Or on just lots of driving in 1 day. Has only occur since the warmer months have started. Once cooled down will be fine, all systems returns to normal. Has only happen 3 times in the last 3 months. The rpm gauge will shoot up and down and speed odomitor just stops working all together. Engine still runs just seems to struggle to excelorate, power loss is very evident.

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  • ldymania Jun 26, 2009

    Took to Amoco and they said it has to be electrical. Told me that I should wait until the problem occurs more often. If I took it to the dealer now I would just end up paying hundreds of dollars while they found nothing trying to figure it out.

  • ldymania Jun 26, 2009

    Took to Amoco and they said it has to be electrical. Told me that I should wait until the problem occurs more often. If I took it to the dealer now I would just end up paying hundreds of dollars while they found nothing trying to figure it out.

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I think you transmission is slipping you should get it checked out or u can do a tranmission kit change the filter and oil

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