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At higher speeds, when I push on the accelerator to accelerate the car will not increase in speed yet the rpm's while rev very high. Today it happened when I was climbing a hill and I noticed a very strong burning smell after that

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If you have a manual transmission , its likely the clutch
is toasted , if automatic , smell and look at the color
of the fluid , burnt smell , dirty red?
Likely a clutch band/s , burned up.

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