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Pops out of 1st gear

I have 1999 Ford Taurus with 78000 miles. This is a intermittent problem that only happens when the trans is at normal operating temp (hot). Start to take off from a traffic light will get to 3 to 5 mph & it feels like it kicks out of gear for a nano second & then slams into gear. It may do it once & then not for a couple of days or again at the next light. Now Saturday it popped out of gear the the engine revved & didn't go into gear until I let off the gas. The fluid has been changed & it is not burnt. Any ideas?

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  • Stephen Shorma Feb 18, 2009

    Two different answers makes me wonder if either are correct. Thanks for trying.



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Sounds like the primary clutch has burnt out, new transmission i,m afrad

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It sounds like the syncronizers are going out on the transmission

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