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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-10-2002, 03:04 PM Thread Starter
 
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It seems like my car doesn't want to rev over 3k rpm. I have a 3.8 N/A V6 in a 90 Cougar with 3.27 gears. Does this mean it was babied and never had the legs stretched? I am afraid to try to push it blow something like a head gasket. Is it my transmission? I am afraid to floor it.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-02-2002, 02:48 AM
 
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Don't be afraid to floor it. It should easily get over 3000. I'm at 3500+ rpm regularily climbing the mountains in "D". Try it in different gears. Does this happen in all gears?
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-02-2002, 02:32 PM
 
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3,000 rpm aint nothin get on the gas.

If you floor it and it doesnt go over 3 grand i would have your d-tent cable checked
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-02-2002, 02:33 PM
 
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or a tune-up
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