JERKING

  • Tiny
  • yworkman1210
  • 2006 Mercury Milan
  • 175,000 miles

Car has been jerking and we have had all three motor mounts replaced what could it be?

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 7:29 PM

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  • Tiny
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Did you have the plugs and coils checked? It could be secondary breakdown on the ignition.

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 7:40 PM
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We did not have the spark plugs or the coils checked. We took it to a transmission shop yesterday and they pulled a code PCM code P0606 and he said it prbably needs to be reflashed at the dealership. I will give you a little more details- the car jerks from 1st into 2nd gear after its been driven for about 15-20 mins and after jerking for so long it wont change gear it will get stuck in 1st gear and I will have to pull over and restart the car

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 7:51 PM
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606 is a pcm failure. I would have this replaced.

As far as the trans, it sounds like you have internal issues with hydraulics, it is basics in the trans, not controls.

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 7:58 PM
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Ok. We are going to take it to the Ford dealership and have this taken care of. Roundabout, how much would a PCM replacement cost? Im a woman lol, and what is internal issues with the hydraulics? And would the basics in the trans be an expensive repair? Do you think it would possibly require a transmission rebulid or replacement?

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 8:04 PM
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Pcm around 1000.

Trans may need to be rebuilt. Look at about 2200-2500

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 8:06 PM
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OK thanks!

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 8:08 PM
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One last question would a reflash or reprogramming of the PCM help at all. The mechanic that we spoke with yesterday thought a reprogramming might help. Or does it sounds like the whole PCM has failed according to the code?

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 8:16 PM
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Curious if you figured out the problem because I think I'm having the same issue? I have a manual 5 speed not sure what yours is. Thanks!

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012 AT 2:11 AM
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Hi! Yeah, we found out what the problem was. Unfortunately, it turned out to be our transmission going bad:( We are just gonna get another car bc we were told that our clutches are messed up as well. We were looking at paying $4000+ to get it fixed.

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012 AT 4:43 AM
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By the way, what type symptoms is your car presenting? We were told soooooo many different things until we finally took it to the dealership. We have a V6 automatic. We were told by a transmission mechanic that typically the Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans dont have good transmissions in them. Hope you are a little bit more luckier than we were!

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012 AT 4:47 AM

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