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Old 04 Apr 2012, 01:00 pm
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Default 2005 PT goes to idle on the highway?

My daughter has a 2005 PT that has about 95K on it. She said the other day she was driving down the highway at 55 and it just went to idle rpm, would not accelerate. She pulled over to the side of the road and said it just idle would not rev up. Turned it off and back on right away and all was well. She said it did it 3 times that day and then again yesterday. Not everytime she drives it. I'm planning on taking it in to get scanned today, but wanted to know if anyone else had the same problem and what the solution was.

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Bobg
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Old 04 Apr 2012, 01:38 pm
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Default Re: 2005 PT goes to idle on the highway?

You might want to the the air filter off and check all the wiring to the battery. Look for any signs of green mold on the connections.

It might come down to a computer problem but also could be a complete/intermittent shut down of the electrical system due to battery cables not making good contact.
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