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Gearbox. Whilst i was driving my car started to rev alot as if the gear had sliped out, problem is my car is automatic, i took out of gear nd put back in then it drove for bout 50 metres then same thing happend. can u sugest anything?

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Welcome to fixya

you will need someone to look at it

sounds like your trans is slipping and if it is not a good thing

you might one day go out to start it and it could slip in to rev or drive and your not expecting it so i would hav it look at right away

hopw this helps you out have a great day :)

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