Thread: 124 tranny
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Old 07-23-2001, 07:07 PM
Ron Johnstone Ron Johnstone is offline
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If all you can get is 3200 RPM out of the engine in neutral, this is an engine problem not a transmission problem. Look for horses, not zebras when you hear hoofbeats. Since you had a bad carbon deposit problem on your plugs, you might look for either valves that are adjusted way out of spec., or possibly timing also way out. How many miles on the car? Has anyone adjusted the engine lately? Were the plugs the right ones or were they way off in the heat range? Any possibility of fouled fuel? Something is simply not right here! Go through the various possibilities in a logical manner and you will get an engine that runs correctly, then work on the transmission.
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