2000 Honda civic HX the car wants to turn off and the speedometer goes up and down whats wrong with the car?

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its the mitsubishi lancer evolution x

its got:

1,998 cc/ 4 cylinder

354bhp at 6,500 rpm

top speed=155 mph/259kmh

0-60 in 4.1 secs

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