is it normal for a 2007 ford focus to not rev up pass 4000 in neutral, standing still?

Asked by Mar 16, 2016 at 08:10 PM about the 2007 Ford Focus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

duratec 2.0 wont rev up pass 4000 in neutral, standing still.

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Could be a catalytic converter starting to get plugged.

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I would say so, rev limiter is grabbing the engine controls and limiting engine function, are you trying to blow it up? RPM's that high with no load will increase engine wear and shorten engine life dramatically, so stop doing it.

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