i have a 2002 t bird. when i drive between 40-50 mph the engine seems to want to skip and jump a bit. when i get to 50 it smooths out. what is casuing this

Asked by May 10, 2015 at 05:29 PM about the 2002 Ford Thunderbird Base Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

as i drive a long at 40-50 mph the t bird will jump and act like it is not getting gas and skips. when i get up to 50 mph it smooths out

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Might be the torque convertor in the transmission or a burnt overdrive band, try driving with the OD light on, or locked out and see if it goes away?

465

Check the coil pac & plugs & PLUG WIRES.

I had the same problem replaced the spark plugs problem went away

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