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Old 06-05-2010, 17:01   #1 (permalink)
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confused park to reverse is rough

great web site. found this while goggle(ing-?) for belt/tensioner sqeal advice, R&R belt and tensioner no more squeaking.
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my current issue is my 05 Taurus seams hard to shift from park to reverse (or straight down to drive), once in drive it has no issues or problems shifting.

I press sown on the brake pedal, release the parking brake and pull the shift out then pull down to what ever position (colum style). directly after selecting gear, i get a clunk and the front brakes groan, but then its ok.

i tried a search but I'm not sure i have my terminology correct, not much knowledge on auto trany.

ideas or proper links would be helpful and appreciated
thanks
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Re: park to reverse is rough

Do you mean that it make a clunk when put in any gear? Does it do the same if you have it in neutral for a short time and shift to drive or reverse? What about the idle. is it idling high.
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Re: park to reverse is rough

Are you parking on a hill ?
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