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Got a question for anyone out there... When I backup my E first thing in the morning, the car really hauls ass, and not in a good way, I can barely keep it slow enough to go straight out the driveway!! Just wondering if this is a simple transmission issue, or if I should start shopping for a new one.:confused: Thanks in advance for any and all advice. Oh, my E has just over 90K in it.
 

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This is normal as the engine is at a high RPM. if you wait for about a minuet it will come down a bit and it will not fly out the driveway as fast. Even mine with a manual trans will go about 25 in 3rd with no throttle. The high RPM is to get the engine up to temp faster.
 

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Thanks Slimerdogs, it's nice to know someone else has had this experience. I know it's somewhat normal to experience higher RPM's at first start, it just seems to be getting worse. Oh well, lots of miles on my E. Gonna keep it till it dies, then I'll bring it back to life, and drive it more.:cool:
 
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