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1998 Ford Escort Question: transmission



mjk92284, 2.0L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Yucca Valley, CA, September 12, 2011, 21:45

How do I adjust the transmission linkage cable on a 1998 ford escort zx2? The tanny seems sluggish and is a little slow to shift up or down

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, September 12, 2011, 22:25

    Perhaps get the oil hot and drain the oil/change the transmission filter first. I like an additive called Lubegaurd.
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