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post #4 of (permalink) Old 04-19-2019, 12:32 PM
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: York
Chapter: Eastern Canada
Year: 1997
Model: Ford Taurus Wagon
Engine: 3.0L 12v Vulcan V6
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Originally Posted by kbrown View Post
Thanks. vss is new in both, and filter recently changed. Thinking possibly trans fluid pump wearing, in that it appears to need rpms to shift. (??)
I have a similar problem. A harsh shift up from 1 to 2. BAM.

If I feather the throttle I can ease it over the 1-to-2 hump then roar through 2nd to 3rd.

Does the Taurus have a control cable that links the throttle body to the transmission? Check out this interesting video:

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