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Old 08-08-2010
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'02 Ranger with the shakes...

Hey all... sorry, I'm sure someone else has posted this, but I don't have time to run through all the forums.

I have a 2002 Ford Ranger Edge (4.0 V6 Automatic transmission) with a problem. It feels like the transmission or the drive train is acting up between 35 to 55-60mph. The reason I say transmission is it feels like it has the biggest issues right around the speeds where it shifts gears.

When I hit those speeds, it "stutters" (for lack of a better phrase), and the whole truck shakes really violently.

Any thoughts as to what that might be?

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Im not completely sure what the problem would be but the first thing i would do is check your universal joints, and maybe your tires could be severely out of balance as well...good luck
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check your trans fluid, see if its full and clean. you might have burned up clutches causing it to shutter.
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My truck will do something kinda like that when it shifts, but it's not violent.

I kinda thought it was normal, maybe I should investigate as well
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