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Greetings.
Alrighty... Where to start with DarkPaw (what I named my Mustang)... It's a 1992 2.3 L Mustang LX with a 4 cylinder engine and an automatic transmission.

On the last trip to DeKalb that I took, which is 2 hours away from my house, I drove DarkPaw on country roads because it goes up to 45 mph normally, but after that, the RPM will start increasing and the MPH will start decreasing until I pull off and stop the car. After I pull off, I have to turn off the car, let it sit for 30-60 seconds, then turn it back on and it will go maybe 1/4 of a mile before I have to repeat the procedure. DarkPaw also will leak transmission fluid if the car starts overheating. I know a hose under the car needs to be replaced, so that isn't much of an issue, but the other things are.

I also note that I drove DarkPaw to school and work today and he seemingly worked perfectly. It was also at the hottest, 75 degrees today.

Do any of you know what might be the problem?
 
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Take a look at the transmission fluid and see if it is gritty and/or dark colored. If so, you may have some clutches burned out in the transmission. Also I beleive your transmission has the 1, D and O shift pattern. If so, do you normally drive around in D or O shift position? If it happens in the O position (for overdrive) try shifting it back to the D position and see if that makes any difference. If it does then your overdrive may be gone. Heat is a killer on automatic transmissions and so is low tranny fluid levels. These are two things you need to keep a close eye on with automatic transmissions.
 
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