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1988 plymouth "k" car

A free to me, dependable little run about, always had a bit of trouble shifting into drive when cold, or just for the first few times....still now ! it surges inbetween nothing [netrual,?] and some forward gear, not sure which, just going slower and slower till i parked it, now what, it has tranny fluid....could it be ? tranny filter ? or some very inexpensive little part thats malfunctioning in the vacuum system ? and not a new tranny what'ca think ?

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    Cheryl Wyatt Aug 17, 2008

    thanks heaps, but no thanks, i'll put it outta its mercy first, after all it was free and had a long good life with the navy thanks cheryl8839

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Those trannys are the most troublesome that I know I owned a repair facility 14 years and across the street was a tranny shop they were forever doin those trannys but once properly rebuil and maintained las a good long time but as far a a quick fix none I know of ya gotta go into the thing so while your there have it rebuilt and be done the engines are really dependable

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