I NEED HELP

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by theponyfactor, Jun 23, 2007.

  1. theponyfactor

    theponyfactor Active Member

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    Dont know if I posted about this here, but I've posted everywhere else and nothing has worked...

    As you may know I have a 1995 v6 mustang. I recently started noticing that the car shakes/shudders mainly at 35-40 MPH when it shifts. It ONLY does it when you accelerate pretty slow, also going up hill makes it worse. If I floor it, it shifts and feels just fine. So my first thought was a U-Joint, so I took it in for that, had one of them replaced, he said the other one was fine. STILL does it. Next we figured maybe it was something with ignition because of how inconsistent it is and since it poppin the check engine light on, I figured it could be the plugs/wires. So I just replaced those and it's still doing this!

    So now I am kind of out of ideas. I've talked to the local guy that I take the car to and also a Ford dealer this morning and they both said plugs/wires...

    If you have any ideas please throw them at me, I'm getting really sick of this. :help2:
     
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    quickstang_1994 Well-Known Member

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    check compression for leaking head gasket
     
  3. theponyfactor

    theponyfactor Active Member

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    well i had the head gasket replaced like 2 years ago because it was leaking.
     
  4. TxCobrA98

    TxCobrA98 Legend

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    my car has been shaking terribly at certain RPM's... alot of guys on here as well as a few others have told me that it is most definitely my motor mounts...
     
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    Check the harmonic balancer on the crank.
     
  6. scarface

    scarface Guest

    my windstar has the 3.8 auto and it does the same thing... The problem is the tranny shuddering on mine.
     
  7. Dalamar

    Dalamar Legend Retired Staff SN95 Supporter

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    I'm thinking tranny also. also could be the plug's/wires causing misfiring.

    welcome to the 12 year old car club. :)
     
  8. theponyfactor

    theponyfactor Active Member

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    ugh...so i guess if thats the case, now what. do i keep driving it? i mean it only has 50,000 miles on it
     
  9. scarface

    scarface Guest

    My vans been doing it for 45k miles now...hasnt gotten any worse.