can you explain tranny shuddering, and how to stop it

Tim Mellen

Asked by Aug 26, 2014 at 10:44 PM about the 1994 Ford Taurus GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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It,s ether low of fluid,or it is going bad.


Yep Taurus tranny's are known to go bad on a regular basis, you can try dropping the pan, and look for metal shavings in the tranny pan, if there are shavings in the pan then it's on it's way out, if no shavings then you could have solenoid failure or a internal seal problem, replace the filter and pan gasket then add 1 quart of "TransX" then refill with fluid, them drive it around, try to mix it up with a little stop and go right on up to freeway speeds, then let it set overnight, if it is going to help it will by then, but you have only stopped symptom, it will eventually fail.

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Tim Mellen

Hey I'll try that in the morning. Thanks Tennisshoes U2 T S T.

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