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When i push the gas all the way down it will rev up to about 4,ooo rpm but the speedometer will only be at 60 mph, what could be causing this problem?

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Hi,
if its an auto transmission check the fluid, you check the fluid by leaving it running- idling in park, set brake. remove dipstick, wipe off replace check again. the level should be in between the two lines on the dipstick. if it doesent show up at all on the dipstick then you can safely add one quart of fluid, then add it 1/2 cup at a time untill its between the lines, checking on dipstick in between fills. consult your owners manual fro the type of fluid. if its a stick shift you may need more fluid in the clutch slave reservoir. its usually next to the brake fluid in the engine compartment. they usually take brake fluid but check your manual. if its full you may need a a new clutch. I suggest taking it to a transmission shop for an estimate if the fluid in the slave cylinder is full.
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