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Would the car shake hard if the trans cap is not tightly on

I m told i need to add more trans fluid. a few days ago I added it with the car turned off. some spilled and burned off. Since that happened- days later my car shakes harder now than it did when i brought. It only has 98,000 miles on it. No one had said anything about needing a trans failure when i had it inspected.

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Did you spill some tranny fluid on a spark plug, or plug wireing,.

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sence you have had bad gas you will need to replace the inine fuel filter this should fix the starting problem but i would beleave you have a O2 sensor that needs to be replaced

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SOURCE: excess transmission fluid

The easiest way is to pull the line off and put a rubber hose over the connection. Crank the engine over. The best way is to drop the pan and put a new gasket on it and fill it with 4 quarts of fluid. Look at your dipstick, it will tell you whether the truck needs to be in neutral or park to check the fluid.

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IF GEAR SHIFT SHAKES THEN THE TRANSMISSION MOUNTS COULD BE BAD. HOPE THIS HELPS. GOOD LUCK

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Recheck your work., All of it. All nuts,bolts,cotter pins, evwverything, Good luck. I'm sure you will find something that got ocerlooked -Ned-

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SOURCE: Car shaking when pressing on the break & idle

u might need a tune up it sounds like it is miss firing try changing the spark plugs and wires
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