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Old 04-09-2004, 05:51 PM
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Angry windstar trans/motor problem

I searched the knowledge base but got nothing so here goes.
I have a 98 Ford Windstar 3.8 w/elect od. Initially it had some kind of mis fire on 1 and 4. (scanner)I replaced the coil,plugs and wires. This seemed to help for a day or so. Now I was driving down the road about 45-50 and bam..it down shifts from od to 2nd gear!! WTH is going on. So I get back up to speed again and pow it does it again. It's just like I shifted it manually down to 2nd except faster. Then as I am at a lower speed it starts hunting between 2nd and od. needless to say it's got to be tough on the trans. I had the trans just break right in rush hour traffic about 2 years ago. 2500 bucks for that one. At least I was able to back traffic up for a mile or so. LOL. Anyway on the way home at about 30 mph it is constantly shifting up and down.
anybody have any ideas???
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