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Bucking then dying

My transmission light came on about a week ago and i've had it in three different shops, one being chrysler, and no one can figure out the problem... the first time it happened i was goin about 60 m/h and it bucked on me, and i've noticed if i'm under a quarter of a tank it bucks then dies, but if i have more gas then that it dies without the bucking.. just wandering before i changed it could it be the fuel fuel pump or have something to do with the flow of the fuel?....

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Check fuel pressure at fuel rail. If you have not changed the fuel filter in a long time do it (likely needs service anyhow) Before changing pump, check the in-tank pump filter. Trans light and bucking may be unrelated. Either trans is reacting to an engine problem or converter lock up has a problem. Jumping to conclusions may be unproductive. concentrate on shutting down, then go from there.
I can't believe the number of dealers (who are supposed to have all the info) and still can't fix a damn thing! And we wonder why the big 3 are in financial trouble?????

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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