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I have a 2005 Ford Taurus with 39000 miles. It is a 6 cylinder. The car runs fine in drive, but when I put it in reverse and step on the gas it jerks and cuts out like it isn't getting gas. I even pushed the gas pedal all the way to the floor and nothing it goes about 10 mph in reverse and that is it. I sure hope that it isn't the transmission at 39000 miles. Any suggestions appreciated. I called Ford and of coarse since it is just out of warrenty they don't want to help. They say take it to a ford dealership for diagnosis, but the dealerships want $100 just to look at it. What a rip off!

Monday, April 16th, 2007 AT 6:13 PM

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  • merlin2021
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Check the neutral saftey switch. Right on top of the tranny, it could be out of adjustment bad or water in the connector!

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 AT 3:06 AM

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