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2004 Saturn Vue Question: washboarding

 

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Geneho, 3.5L V6, Portsmouth, RI, September 16, 2009, 23:51
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Has a washboard feel ,seems to be around second and third gear . It'sautomatic and fluid is fine. Feels more like engine cutting out a little . .
Noticed around 45 it wants to rev up and down a little even with steady foot on pedel . Help

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    September 17, 2009, 19:54
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    I think that your trans is slipping or shuddering. At 45 mph, the torque converter clutch is kicking in and out and this is a problem. I would see a good transmission shop.

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