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1994 Mercury Sable Question: slips a little at take off,but does ok at about 30-40 +



Visitor, 3.8L V6, Hutchinson, KS, April 30, 2010, 13:46

had tran rebuilt 1 1/2 yrs ago,reverse works fine it seems to be just 1st gear,do i need a readjustment maybe,or could a flush help me. when i turn corners,it gets slightly jerky,like its tring to catch up with the speed i was going,but if i dont take my cor too fast does much better.???

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, April 30, 2010, 13:48

    Sounds like a transmission problem, changing the fluid, removing the transmission oil pan to change the filter and inspect for debris is always a good try first to see if it helps. Of course check that the fluid level is correct.

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