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When I put my 95 windstar into drive or reverse I get a wheel hop and thump sound. Drives fine other than that. do you think its ball joint, motor or trans mount?

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Well without hearing it, i would think its a cv-shaft that has too much play banging around there...at the same time, it also sounds like it could something internal in the trans spinning too far before engaging....mounts usually makes noise under load..just after you put it in gear, and step on the accelerator pedal, you will then hear a clunk..not as soon as you put it in gear, unless extremely bad.

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

Testimonial: "thanks for your help. and yes its only under load after in gear drive or reverse and just after applying accelerator. drives fine at higher sppeeds"

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