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Engine locked in passing gear, how to fix that/

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engine locked in passing gear, how to fix that/
Submitted: 2 years ago via
Category: Cadillac
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
vehicle stuck in passing gear and kept accelerating, had to puy in neutral. motor kept racing form zero to 5000 rpm. finally stopped by itself. very dangerous. some electricle issues too. lost display and trunk motor kicks in sometimes.
Expert:  Jerry Newton replied 2 years ago.
I can't make a phone call from where I am right now, but I would like to get more information about this. The display on the dash has gone dark, and the trunk pulldown... does what, exactly?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
More concerned with the car sticking in passing gear. Just mentioned electrical if related. Electrical is intermittent.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Now the engine keeps revving when starting the car.
Expert:  Jerry Newton replied 2 years ago.
I'm not sure what you mean by stuck in passing gear. The transmission has four forward gears, and you should notice the 1-2,2-3, and 3-4 shifts as you accelerate. What is your transmission not doing correctly? How high is the idle when you start the car? I'm not sure if we have two separate problems or if these are related issues.

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