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#1 (permalink) Old 09-24-2004, 12:28 AM
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Now I was accelerating the other day and noticed that the RPM's when pretty high on my automatic, around 6500rpm. I don't remember what the orignal vs new limits are if it had been chipped, but how can I tell? I got the car used.

I'm sorry if this is a newbie post thingy. I tried the search... couldnt' find anything saying exactly what it would be if it had been chipped.

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Is this being considered a n00b question? Like I said, I am sorry for asking it, and I did do a search, after more than 40 views... no one responds?

Maybe I should post in a different section....

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Did you have it floored to the kickdown if its an auto?
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Did you have it floored to the kickdown if its an auto?
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Yep, the needle trailed into the red zone (dashed area) and then shifted to the next gear.

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Kick down is a mode where you depress the gas past a friction point at which it downshifts and gos up to 7000..Also was it in Auto, Sport, Tip?
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I know what kickdown is, I use it all the time. I have the '99 model, I don't believe they had the steptronic then, my car is purely a base model.

So what I gather from what you said, hitting 7000 in a non-steptronic auto is suppose to happen when stock?

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Yes..
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