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1990 Volvo 740 Question: clunking sound going into second gear

 

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tjmv, Vineyard Haven, MA, September 06, 2010, 13:41
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what is this light clunking sound going from ist to second
It's more pronounced if Accelerating. thanks Ted

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, September 06, 2010, 21:59
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    Clunks can be from the transmission, transmission mount or an engine mount. Hard to say without experiencing the problem. You may also have a shift issue making it shift later than normal and causing a hard shift.
    I suggest having a technician go for a ride and see what they say based on what the experience on the test drive.

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    Visitor, September 07, 2010, 04:43

    thanks for advice. On the web I see alot of volvo owners
    complaining about this issue. Most seem to live with it.
    One entry said it was a worn bearing

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