Re: 2005 GT's in Washington DC area?
On Sun, 26 Jun 2005 17:19:30 GMT, "John C." <email@example.com> wrote:
>"John H" <PocoLoco415@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> I would like to find someone in the DC area with a new GT, manual
>> to compare to mine. I still get a 'thunk' sound (like drivetrain lash)
>when I go
>> from decelerating to accelerating. I can hear it especially in 3rd gear
>> around 15-20 mph.
>Do you detect it at all in the higher gears?
>My '00 GT had a strange *clunk* in the drivetrain. After a couple visits to
>the dealership they discovered the motor/trans was not properly bolted in.
>The noise was more pronounced in 3rd, 4th and 5th. In 5th, the throttle
>up/down at around 70mph would induce the sound/sensation quite reliably.
It's most noticeable in 3rd at slow speeds. If the rpm is higher, the engine
noise covers the sound. I don't hear it at all in 5th, a little in 4th.
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