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WHEN I SPEED UP TO 55 MPH MY CAR HESITATE LIKE IT IS TRYING TO FIND THE RIGHT GEAR, IN TOWN NO PROBLEM

1998 Ford Contour • 4 cylinder 2WD Automatic • 145,000 miles

When I speed up to 55 mph my car hesitate like it trying to find the right gear. In town no problem with it.
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Scraig22361
September 23, 2012.




Is the Malfunction Indicator Light showing?
When was the fuel filter last replaced?
Did you check the transmission fluid level?
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KHLow2008
Sep 23, 2012.
No there is no light showing. The fluid is fine, I have not changed the fuel filter.

Tiny
Scraig22361
Sep 23, 2012.
Poor engine performance can affect gear changes and there are many other possible causes as well.

Start with a fuel filter change to see if it helps.

KHLow2008
Sep 23, 2012.
Ok, do you think its the transmission

Tiny
Scraig22361
Sep 23, 2012.
It is possible but usually it would trigger trouble codes.

KHLow2008
Sep 23, 2012.

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