Re: 91'740 wagon new info on shudder problem
> Did you add an extra zero, Jim?
> "James B." <(baileytest)@cableone.net> wrote in message
>>Thanks to all who have posted about the shudder problem in my newly
>>'91 740 wagon.
>>I have noticed that the shudder occurs in Drive and Reverse at 5000 RPM
>>I have the brake depressed. If I have it in Drive and it is above 5000-no
>>problem. In park at about 7500-no problem. When the shudder occurs if I
>>shift it into Neutral then the shudder stops. Of course when it is shifted
>>into neutral the RPM goes to over 5000.
>>I did have the transmission power flushed last Friday. Put cleaner in
>>and conditioner in after. But...the transmission fluid was an O'Reilly
>>brand..store brand generic. Would it have made any difference if I had put
>>in Pennzoil or Valvoline or a name brand tranny fluid?
>>Any comments shall be appreciated.
>>I'm taking the car to the import shop in the morning.
Sounds like you know him, but if you don't, have you considered the
possibility that he's a qualified pilot trained to keep the throttles in
the 'zone'? In which case it's the 'dropping to 5000 when in neutral'
that's the real problem here :-)
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