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2003 Ford F-150, revs high when drving then jerks and gains speed

When stopped at a light or slowing down on a turn i press on gas and it just revs then about 5secs it kicks in but jerks hard

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Sounds like your transmission.

I'd take it to a reputable shop right away.

It could be a number of things, but probably a stuck valve body.

You can expect a rebuild to cost around $700-1000.

Also, it's a good idea to get a transmission cooler if your truck doesn't have one. You show can tell you, and they can probably install one for about $100. That's close to what it would cost you to buy one, then you still have to put it in.

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