Ok. So I just recently bought a 1997 Ford Thunderbird and for some reason every time I take a turn to hard it dies. The engine light isn't on.

Asked by Dec 07, 2014 at 05:16 AM about the 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Also when I first start it and in low
speeds it has trouble performing and
it shutters.

3 Answers


Might be the power steering pump or the pulleys that run off the serpentine belt.


Does it matter if you turn left or right

The shudder is either a fuel delivery issue, incorrect transmission fluid, or bad coil packs. I own a 97 mercury cougar xr7 and I have a shudder. My shudder was originally a fuel delivery problem . I took my car in a 200 mile trip. I came back with a god awful shudder and severe loss of power. That was all caused by my coil packs

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