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My Ford Taurus SES 2001 jerks or misses while climbing a hill . Is it something to do with the transmission fluid ?

It also trys to push itself when put in reverse right at the beginning . i mean it kind of rushes through and i have to press the brake real hard while reversing the car .

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SOURCE: when i put my car in reverse it won't move but will drive forward perfect and is full of transmission fluid

Assuming this is an automatic transmission, odds are you have lost a band in your transmission, this will require a rebuild,  you may also notice it will fail to shift into high gear as well?

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Of course, check the fluid first. Running, pull the stick out, wipe it and put it in, pull out and read it. If fluid smells burned, it probably is. (indicating an internal problem) If low, add till full and try to move vehicle. Check for evidence of leaks underneath & repair before driving. Even if it does move, it's likely that something has been damaged somewhat from driving with low fluid... At the least, have the fluid changed, to prevent burned fluid from causing more damage.

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SOURCE: 1999 Ford Taurus brake seems to be stuck. Brake

check the parking brakes and the brake light switch on top of the brake pedal to see if it is sticking or need to be replace for the brake light staying on

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: jerking into 2nd gear Ford Taurus

Take the car to a tranny shop,sounds like a torque converter problem. It'll get worse.

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Take your car to a mechanic or your local auto parts superstore and have them read/scan the codes for the reason for the check engine light. A good place to start.

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