my 1998 ford taurus broke down im not sure what is wrong

Asked by Sep 01, 2012 at 08:51 PM about the 1998 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it started out puttering and dying, then progressed to when the rpms get to around 3000-5000 the ABS light turns on and a few minutes after that, the RPM guage drops to 0 (at this point the engine still revs up and moves the car) and the needle in the speedometer doesnt move then after another 1-3 minutes after that it feels like the RPMs drop and it feels like the engine pulls when i press on the gas. any ideas on whats wrong?

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Hard to say. You might have multiple issues at one time. When was the last time it was in the garage for an inspection? YOu can have a vacuum leak to ignition issues, fuel or transmission. Have a local mechanic diagnose it for you.

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