Just once a day usually, just after the first time I start it, my transmission jerks into reverse quite hard. After that, any other time I put the car into reverse, it acts just fine. Any idea what's causing that. Do I need to have it diagnosed by a mechanic?
Transmission Problem - Jerks Into Reverse on 2000 Buick LeSabre
by beemur2002 in Westland, MI on September 06, 2009
ANSWER by Russ on September 10, 2009
About all you can do your self is check the fluid level. If the level is OK and the fluid looks OK on your 2000 Buick LeSabre the next step would be to scan the Power Train Control module for codes, the transmission pressure control solenoid should also be checked for proper operation.
ANSWER by Visitor on March 09, 2010
Could be a bad Transmission mount.
ANSWER by Visitor on April 20, 2010
if it makes a clunk it may be your u joints easy fix.
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