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Hard idle, check engie light flashes at 35 mph, starts shaking at 40 mph

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  • joljas
    joljas Feb 22, 2012

    Noticed that it shifts into a higher gear right before it starts shaking.

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SOURCE: Between 20 and 40 MPH

if you can feel wobble through steer wheel ? suggest you have steering gear/joints etc checked ? also chack tyres for pressure/ wear? abnormal tread pattern would suggest tracking or steering fault ? if all above is ok ? than do a visual and physical check on engine mountins and drive shafts if you could come back with any more info history prior to this fault occuring? or any things you find on above checks ? please come back with update or if you req advice hope this is of some help

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SOURCE: 97 concorde with 3.5 engine @ 40 to 45 mph it starts bucking .

Mine did this too, and after having it scanned at a garage, it turned out to be the speed sensor on the transmission. disconnecting the battery for a few hours might work, also. Drive car immediately after reconnecting battery, so the computer can re-learn the shifting pattern. Be sure to drive normally and let it shift through all gears, then go onto a highway and get it up over 60 MPH and punching it down now and then into passing gear. This may help, if none of the sensors are bad. If you try this and light goes out and it shifts ok for awile, then symtoms return, then you definately have a bad sensor on the tranny. There are several of them.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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