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05 escape CD4E sometimes has a slight flair between 2/3 shift

Had the fluid flushed at 60K second owner so I don't no if done before. It had an occasional flair but was worse after that. He said he thought it was the shift solenoid? No codes, and it has gotten better after running a while.But it is still there? He added a conditioner in a red bottle? Do you think it needs the shift solenoid? Could another product help like Lucus for the trannny help? thanks

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  • mertenn May 30, 2009

    This makes sense because it got worse at first, now it is about were it was to begin with. If your right it appears you should never flush a tranny! thanks

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I would not use anymore treatments however i would replace the shift solenoids because when you do a flush it brakes all the gummy build up louse in the trany and your shift solenoids work kinda like injectors so with that being said it has stopped them up somewhat causing them to not work right. hope this has helped you and good luck!!

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