Having problems with your 2001 Plymouth Neon ?
Car acts like throttle is stuck engine reving high
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Car acts like throttle is stuck engine reving high
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If the car has hydraulic(oil) lifters on the camshaft that operate the engine valve sytem and the clicking noise is in this area ,,,\015\012then a oil chang will boost the tired oil from the lifters and flush the old oil out ,,making the car ru ... 2000 Dodge Intrepid
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