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The "lockup torque converter" could be engaging too soon. Take it to a transmission shop to have it diagnosed.

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Q: Why does an automatic transmission jerk while changing gears?
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Gears slipping, such as sudden high RPM's and loss of power while driving. Failing to change gears at a certain RPM in an automatic.

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How do you fill a automatic transmission for a 1996 Toyota taoma?

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On a F350 diesel truck how do i know if it is the transmission or something else when it won't pull in none of the gears.?

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