RPMS GO HIGH BUT VELOCITY WONT MATCH, SMELLS BURNT OR OVERHEATS EASY.

  • Tiny
  • Clizano
  • 1997 Mercury Cougar
  • 110,300 miles

I changed the hose because it blew up last night but tonight it showed me the low coolqnt twice after I had already filled it up twice. The rpma go up to 4000 but velocity is 50-55 mph and feels like a lot less.

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 AT 11:10 AM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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Sounds like a slipping clutch, is this auto or manual?

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Sunday, August 5th, 2012 AT 12:44 PM
  • Tiny
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Its automatic its the xr7 1997 v8

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Sunday, August 5th, 2012 AT 5:52 PM
  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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How does the trans oil look? Red, or dark and smells off or burnt?

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Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 3:02 AM

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