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Ford Contour My daughter was in her 1999 Ford Contour with the vehicle in park the RPM's spiked as well as the speedometer. It only lasted a few seconds, after this happened she indicated that there was a buzzing noise coming through her radio (she changed stations to make sure that it was not just that one station). She proceeded to her destination and returned home, upon returning home she said that the RPM's and speedometer spiked again. She turned the vehicle off, but when she went to start the vehicle it would not turn over. I came home and tried to start her vehicle, the starter clicked but the car would not fire. I attached the battery to a charger and charged the battery and started the car. Can you tell me if the problem is with the computer, the battery, the alternator or the starter?

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Sounds like a battery issue possibly alternator problem take the car to auto parts store and have them check both the battery and alternator if this helps would appreciate a vote

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