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When in reverse before it goes it jumps and also at 3 rpm's it jumps then goes

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What you're describing is hard shift-shock. Its a symptom of old transmission fluid, or a transmission fluid leak, causing an empty transmission. Don't drive your car til you check the transmission fluid level, and change it if it's dark-looking.

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

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    What I meant by advising you not to drive your car til you check/fill the tranny fluid is that the best way to burn up a transmission is to drive on it when its dry - its needs the lubrication of the transmission fluid.

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