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I have a low speed shudder that is around 30-40 mph. I have had this occur in the past and changing the transmission fluid makes it go away. I have 160,000 miles on 2004 Endeavor that is just about 6 years old

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  • jonest1 Nov 05, 2009

    Only thing so far is to change transmission fluid. The other option is a high mileage ATF attitive that I got from Pep boys. I still have it but not as often.


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DO NOT USE ANY OTHER FLUID OTHER THAN MITSUBISHI FLUID!!!! Any other fluid other than Mitsubishi fluid will blow the torque converter these transmission are very picky. Have a COMPLETE fluid tranny flush with Mitsubishi ATF Fluid. If your truck is an AWD that had a recall on the drive shaft, if you have an AWD and did not experience this before you have just been lucky and now had your luck run out at 160K. I would however put my money on the use of non-Mitsubishi transmission fluid.

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Hi, i got the same problem any solution u found..???

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Feb 04, 2012 (3:31 am) I just purchased a 2004 Endeavor LS with 45,000 miles on it.....from a dealer. On my test drive at 40 MPH there was a slight "shutter". The best way to describe it is like when you run over the little reflectors in the middle of the road and you tell your passengers you are driving my braile.

Anyway, the dealer fixed it, reassured me that it was NOT the transmission. He told me that they called a Mitsubishi dealer (I purchased from a Chevrolet dealer) and the mechanic immediately told the Chevy's dealer mechanic what to check. They did...problem gone. Five days have come and gone and I have not had another problem. I did purchase an after market warranty....2 years/24k miles for a little added comfort. What I would really like to know is if anyone here has experienced this problem and if so, can you explain it to me in english? I have a low speed shudder that is around 30-40 - emo_smiley.gif

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Feb 04, 2012 (10:28 am) Replying to: miami65 (Feb 04, 2012 3:31 am)
I had an 04 XLS with a similar problem. I took mine into Les scwabb where they found that the nut of the bolt to the "nuckle" behind the drivers wheel was missing and the bolt was sliding out. I purchased a locking nut from a nuts and bolts store and fixed it myself. Drove it another year without a problem then sold it. Have your tires checked. Mine did this for a while before I took it in and it threw my alignment way off and wore the tires unevenly so I had to purchase all new tires for the car....

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