transmissiom shifts back and forth back and forth from o.d to drive

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Asked by Aug 03, 2014 at 07:11 PM about the 1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when driving long distance on freeway tranny down shifts then up shifts to o.d then down shifts to drive from o. to drive

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34,165

How is the transmission fluid looking? When was the last time you tuned it up? There's lots of variables to consider.

65,565

Agree

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I checked the transmission fluid and it looked good.. I just bought the car it was parked for two years I have not gave it a tune up..

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65,565

May not hurt to service it,change filter,and trainsmission fluid as bohomark, said.it has been setting a while all so.

241,535

Common issue with the AOD transmission when the O/D band is worn and burnt. Keep the O/D locked out so you avoid the shifting. Save your money till you can replace and or rebuild the trans.

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34,165

If it sat for that long its best to change everything. All fluids, filters, plugs, wires and flush the radiator. They are super fun cars to drive. But why was it parked?

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Bought it off an older lady who had no use for it...she just had it parked on non op...

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