car kicking back at me. Revving above 3k rpms when drving 65-80 mph

Asked by Nov 14, 2016 at 01:45 PM about the 2010 Ford Focus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Driving along the highway, as soon as the car gets to 2k -3k RPMS the car will kick and the rmps go all the way up 4k and more, any help with this problem would be greatly appreciated

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That sounds like the transmission down shifting. If so that is normal when you are accelerating.

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