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Transmission vibrating and slipping

I have a 1993 town car the car vibrates really bad for about 6 seconds when shifting from first to second and slips the same way near the time it grabs second it starts to vibrate i was wanting to know the most common parts in these transmissions that would make them do this.

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For vibration check your transmission support then for slipping try to adjust your clutch higher than before...

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2 : Many actual transmission problems are more notable in reverse as the gearing is actually turned backwards and made more evident. So try it in reverse, see if anything abnormal is experienced.

3 : Find a parking lot and make sure you have some space. Turn the wheel all the way to one side, left or right. Lay into the throttle and listen carefully. A clicking sound will denote a bad pivot joint in an axle or a bad wheel bearing. Try this in both directions as well. As a lot of times only one side will make noise and only if you're turning in that direction.

4 : Another good way to check for transmission problems is by engine braking. Use first or second gear to keep the vehicle slow while traveling downhill. Not at high speed, but enough where you can feel the vehicle being held back. Any slipping or vibration can denote a problem with the transmission.

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