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Major transmission problem. That's what the flashing Check Engine light means.
If the Check Engine light is on all the time, it means there is a "fault code" stored in the computer. Take it to an auto parts store (like Auto Zone) and ask them to read the codes to see what it says. They should do it for free. If they won't, go to another auto parts store.
This sounds to me as though you have a mixed up computer chip in the onboard computer controling the shifting. First though, check the RPM sensor on the tranmission. If it is sending a wrong signal, that would cause the shifting problem. If you have a digital dash and have an RPM display, with the car in Neutral, watch the RMPs while slowly reving the engine. If it seems not correct then replace the sensor. Hope that helps
The most likely cause is that the rubber in one or more of the engine mounts has perished and split.
Check them by first parking the car on a level surface with the handbrake firmly applied and the gear shift left in neutral.
Then when the engine has cooled, lift the bonnet and check for excessive play by rocking the engine back and forth, this should reveal any loose engine mounts.
I don't know how much oil you had to put in but it sounds like you have maybe more than opne issue and both sound major. One is engine reving and speed not picking up sounds like trans problem. Two the engine shaking and making noise and being run low on oil leans toward possible engine damage. If your mechanicly inclined check all fluids and when checking trans fluid smell it. If it smells burnt the trans has been damaged. Check oil pressure and make sure coolant is full.You may have to take it into the shop.
You sure its the transmission? Wheezing sound is usually the catylitic converter becoming plugged. Also...at 3-5K rpm you are not idling, you are reving the engine...(in that case, trans may be slipping or flairing between shifts, unless the unit is staying in one gear and just delaying shift till you reach that rpm. actual shift point should be close to 2,000rpm) I'd check the cat first.
.how to set the timing on a 2000 ford sescort zx2 and why does it idle rought it a dual kam 2/0 timing belt broke and the engine was fixed in a shop but i dont think they know just how to set the timing right when im going up hill and the car shifts back the engine reves up to about 3000 rpms the engine sounds lick it is pinging real loud sounds like it not set right