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Re: Take a guess (archive)

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Posted by george covell on September 28, 2001 at 13:39:51:

In Reply to: Take a guess posted by Ray525 on September 28, 2001 at 13:29:21:

So the day I bought my car I decided to take it on a 500 mile round trip .. across Washington State and back. On the way there however the car started eliciting this "problem". Whenever removing my foot from the gas and pushing down on the clutch, the engine would rev up in RPM's .. going even to redline.

Yes I fully removed my foot from the gas (i'm not that dumb), and the car was still doing this. Luckily I could shift it fast enough not to go above redline, but it had me worried. Was it the clutch, was it an engine problem ? What ? What ?

I got it to Spokane and I thorougly looked the car over, and I found out what the problem was.

Anybody care to take a guess?

I'll post the answer if anybody is interested.


I will bet the floor mat was wedged against the gas pedal
george covell

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