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December 9, 2011, 11:56 am

Durwood K

Question: Bad vibration when going up hill

When I am going up hill I get a bad vibration when the transmission is changing gears.It seems to happen when the transmission is leveling out and stops when you press the gas.If I can tell when it is ready to change I can press the gas and it doesn't happen. If I am lucky I can make it all the way up without a problem. Thanks for any information you can provide.

December 13, 2011, 3:36 pm

Ron W
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Check your fuel filter. sounds like it may be fuel starving on acceleration. Another possibility is the U joints are having and issue. It really depends on what type of vibration it is, so you really should have someone test drive with you.

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