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My 06 Ford Taurus idles rough sometimes and when I am going down the road it acts like the transmission slips into neutral. The RPMs and motor rev up and then it jerks and catches up

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Then like "kicks in" and runs almost normal until I hit a hill or speed changes. Seem to be burning more gas.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    slips or jerks when going around a curve or in a bind

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You may need a transmission flush, if one of the valves sticks in the transmission it may not make a quick decision to shift when in between gears. Worst case ...this may be a precursor to worse problems, like a transmission rebuild.

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My 2002 Taurus only has 61,000 miles on it but recently has started excelerating on its own at times and will drive down the road without my foot on the pedal. (no the cruise is not engaged). I shift into...


Hi

I am assuming the car is automatic?

If so then it could be 2 things.

1 the slave cylinder for the gearbox needs bleeding through or may be leaking in air through tiny pin holes. Worth trying this first as it is much cheaper.

2 and the most likely cause is the torque converter, this converts the power from the engine to the gearbox. when they start to go wrong the car will creep forward, it is not accelerating really it is because the converter is using the idle revs and converting then to power to soon. very rarely can these be fixed and the average cost for a ford is around $250 to $400

Hope that helps, p.s your mechanic should have known this!!!

Regards

Dan

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My 1992 ford exploer will not hold a steady idle. I replaced the throutle positioning sensor.when i start it, it revs to 2 rpms then cuts of and sometimes it runs but the rpms go up and down for about 1 to...


  1. baring a major vaccumm leak
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  3. it is a 2 wire soleniod with an air shuttle which allows air to bypass the throttle plate.
  4. when acting up at idle tap the idle valve repeatedly with a small hammer.
  5. does idle change?
  6. if so replace valve

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