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1990 Mercury Sable Question: Why is the car sluggish shifting through the first 3 gears.

 

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ana1042, Mesa, AZ, February 25, 2012, 16:34
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If I try to excellerate too fast I hear a short squeal. Once I get to third gear the car is fine.

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    dale45 from Fairway Auto Repair, February 27, 2012, 07:46
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    The squeel may be a belt slipping.

    I would need to drive the vehicle to determine what sluggish shifting means.

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