Why after highway driving, car jerks when shifting between 1st and 2nd gears (upshifts and downshifts)?

Asked by Nov 07, 2012 at 11:46 AM about the 1998 Ford Windstar 3 Dr GL Passenger Van

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1998 Ford Windstar 3.8. After highway driving, car jerks when shifting between 1st and 2nd
gears (upshifts and downshifts). Problem continues even after having changed the transmission twice...
What else could it be?

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Thransmission shift Solenoid?

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Try turning the cruise control off before exiting the highway. If problem persists it can only be the torc converter.

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If Solenoid is new.

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