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2004 freestar no reverse /hard staring idle rough and cuts off and back fire

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As far as the transmission issue is concerned, it sounds like you may have a clogged filter, and are in need of a fluid, and filter change, but that is best case scenario, worst case is you need some serious transmission work performed. The rough idle, could be due to bad plugs, a faulty MAF-mass air flow-sensor, or TPS-throttle position sensor. I would have a diagnostic ran on the van and see what codes come up.

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