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I have a 2006 Kia spectra . At about 70 mph the rpm gage will jump 2 or 3000 rpms every 4 or 5 seconds. I can feel a slight jump when it does. It almost feels like the trans. slips but I'm not sure. It has done it at around 55 mph but mostly around 70 when the trans is hot. I took it to the dealer but he said they could not find anything wrong. I had the fluid changed but it did not help. It has done it for 2 or 3 years now. Any ideas? Thanks

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More than likely it IS your trans (servos that provide pressure to shift or a clogged filter try a flush before you change fuid AND filter) however it could be in the elec.system (wire short or bad plugs) change plugs and wires this may cure your problem and if not you don't loose anything but gain a tune-up. also could be fuel injectors or filter use a good fuel injector cleaner addative for 3 or 4 tankfulls and see if this helps.

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