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While I was driving my 1999 ford contour se, I RPM gage began running at 5,000 and the speedometer jumped to 80 mph while I was in park. I then heard a low buzzing noise coming through my radio. My car would not start, the start would click but it would not turn over. I charged the battery and the vehicle started. Is the problem within the battery, the alternator or is it a computer chip?

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I would bet the problem is somewhere in the wiring. It sounds to me like you have a short, most likely in your sensor wires for your tachometer and/or speedometer.

You should look under the hood and follow the wires from the tranny if you can. Another trick I've found helpful is to park the car in the garage and turn all the lights off and then try to start it. Look in the engine and see if you can spot any arcing.

This would also explain your battery problems.

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