2004 T-Bird tansmission clunk with gear change

Asked by Jun 05, 2017 at 03:38 PM about the 2004 Ford Thunderbird Base Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car in good shape and otherwise runs well.  However, intermittently the transmission will shift gears  with rough and noisy clunk.  This happen on acceleration and also in reverse.

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Check universal joints in driveshaft,or broken trans mount. It could be pump pressure,wich would need a rebuild.Check trans dipstick & smell oil for burnt smell,that would require a rebuild also.

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