SOMEONE PLZ ANSWER MY QUESTION. LOL

  • Tiny
  • darokn
  • 1997 Ford Taurus
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 150,000 miles

Hey, everyone! I have another question concerning my '97 Ford Taurus. What would cause the transmission to grind when accelerating after a complete stop?

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Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 AT 6:37 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Planetary gear failure. It is internal from your description. Just to make sure, have your axle shafts checked for noise before considering a transmission removal and overhaul.

Roy

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Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 AT 6:50 PM
  • Tiny
  • darokn
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Would it be cheaper just to buy a re-built or even new transmission?

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Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 AT 6:54 PM
  • Tiny
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Ford reman would be about 2400 just for the trans looking at 8-10 hours labor.
A used one is a crap shoot. These trans do not have a good track record. You might get a good one or you may not. No warranty except 30 days.

Roy

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Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 AT 7:27 PM
  • Tiny
  • darokn
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Could it be anything other than the transmission?

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Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 AT 11:38 PM
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Have the axles checked as I stated in the original posting.

Roy

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Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 AT 11:46 PM
  • Tiny
  • darokn
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Thx, Roy!

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Thursday, August 18th, 2011 AT 9:02 PM

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