When accelerating rapidly my 2000 Taurus will shift into passing gear, then out, then in again, causing the car to hesitate and jerk.

Asked by Jun 09, 2015 at 11:26 PM about the Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car has 190,000 on it.  No problem when accelerating normally, only when
accelerating rapidly such as when passing another vehicle or getting on the interstate.  
The mechanic I took the car to cannot figure out what the problem is, but says it's not the
transmission.

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May be bad over drive sensor,or linkage not set right on tranny,and make sure fluid level is correct.

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The fluid level is okay. I'll give my mechanic your comments. Thanks.

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