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Cadillac Allante Forum Discussion, Odometer reads when car is stopped in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; When I come to a full stop on my 87 the Speedometer reads 25-35 mph. The engine races and the ...
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    Dom D'Allante is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 87 Allante
    Join Date
    Apr 2005

    Speedometer reads when car is stopped

    When I come to a full stop on my 87 the Speedometer reads 25-35 mph. The engine races and the transmission acts weird. Then when I hit the gas it stalls. The car drives fine as long as I don't stop. I remember reading about this problem before but can't remember the cause. Can anyone help? Thanks!

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    jteolis is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Automobile(s): CTS
    Join Date
    Aug 2004

    Re: Odometer reads when car is stopped

    My 87 had this exact same problem. I was told to replace the alternator, I did , but it didn't fix it. Call Dick Hussey. He was telling me to replace the pigtail plug to the alternator.

    Anyway I got tired of it and traded in the car and bought a new CTS.

    How long have you had the car??? I have a brand new alternator for your car. Also a bunch of other stuff, hardtop, etc.

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