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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Question: rpm vary in 3 and 4 gear with out applying any more gas



zwgtp97, North Little Rock, AR, December 28, 2012, 13:01

when cruising 50 mph or 60 if i give it some gas the rpm's go up and then slowly come back down before it starts to gain any mph is that transmission slipping or what

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    December 28, 2012, 14:26

    Normal for the rpm to go up when you accelerate this unlocks torque converter and the engine rpm goes up to maintain mph. for this is a lower gear.
    If it seems to be different than normal let a mechanic take it for a spin.

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