car surges when cruzing and idles high in park

Asked by Aug 28, 2012 at 02:36 AM about the 1994 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when im goin down the road at about 60 the rps jump from 2500 to 3000 then to 1700 rpms and when i go from a dead stop it does the same thing but worse i have to let go of the gas somtimes so it wont die do to hard surging it has 195k miles on it

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time for a major tune-up

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