Q: Q: Throttle

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my car was jerking one night, and the "change oil" light came on, so i got an oil change. after a while, the car jerking repeated once again, and the rpm's were in the red. now that i let the car sit, it's finally back at rest at 0, and at below 1 rpm while idling, i drove it around the block, hit 50 mph and the throttle seems to reset just fine. is my car safe to drive?

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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