Asked by Apr 11, 2017 at 01:54 PM about the 2004 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car takes a min to shift into first
gear it goes in reverse fine and go's into
drive but goes up to like 4rpm before it

5 Answers


go to auto zone buy Lucas Transmission conditioner add it to your transmission fluid. go by the directions on the back of the bottle. It wont hurt your Transmission run the vehicle about 30 minutes it should stop the problem if it doesn't you can add one more bottle. they coast like 15 dollars a bottle it will do the trick. Greg

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you see this bottle its called Lucas Transmission slips and small leaks. all you have to do is add it and run the vehicle for about 30 minutes put the stuff in were you transmission stick goes to check you fluid . It will fix the problem now if you wait to late forget it. I have fixed about 10 women's cars this way. after you add the Lucas fluid it it keeps doing it then add another quart. it does work but you wait to long to were it wont shift forget it. I'm trying to help you out with a cheap fix I know what I'm talking about Auto sells it . take a picture of the bottle were you get the right bottle ' Greg Odom


this stuff really works . don't wait to long. problem could use the filter and fluid change too if you have the money to do it. I know it will work for you' I did mine to a 2000 ford Tarsus hasn't slip sense


If it is for a ford make sure the Sales man know what it is for


If it is a diesel motor let the salesman know

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