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1991 Mercury Cougar Question: xmission bands

 

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Toylocker, 3.8L V6, Grand Prairie, TX, August 13, 2009, 20:26
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OD slips after 2500 rpm. can the bands be adjusted & how? Thanks

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    August 14, 2009, 11:17
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    CATEGORY RATING COMMENTS
    Steering & Suspension Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair cost
    Brake Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Brake Pressure Switch and the Brake Accumulator.
    Heating & Air Conditioning This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured.
    Starting & Charging An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Ignition Switch.
    Accessories An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Instrument Cluster Gauges Ground.
    Engine A Common problem on this vehicle is failure of one or both Head Gaskets . Failure of theHead Gaskets applies to 3.8 Liter EFI Engine Only. Occasional problems on this vehicle is failure of the Pressure Feedback EGR (PFE) Sensor and the Idle Air Control Motor.
    Transmission & Driveline Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair cost

    This a report done by Consumer Report.
    In my experience with this make & model, blowen head gaskets & transmission repair is the most common problem. Take it to a Trans friendly tech.

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