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I have a 2005 Ford Mustang V6 with automatic transmission and almost 40K on it. Lately, I've started to notice that when I shift into reverse, the car shakes rough. It only occurs when I go into reverse. Its also random, sometimes its smooth, sometimes its really rough and sometimes its not that bad but you can still notice it.
I've found that pressing down on the break very hard seems to surpress it, but not all the time like its waiting for me to let up on the break before shifting into reverse even after I put the gear into reverse.
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No, I don't have to force it into reverse it just feels like it messes the gear sometimes for a second after I physically do it and then it shifts hard.
And no, I haven't found out why yet. I just always push the break pedal down hard when I shift into reverse out of habit now and it shifts smoothly for the most part. Sometimes it still shifts hard, but not nearly as hard as when I don't have my foot pressed down on the break peddle.
I am having the exact same issue. It only happens sometimes and seems to be in the same locations every time. None of these locations are on a slope, it is level ground and when I go from park to Reverse, the car delays and then bucks really hard before moving. I have to make sure the break is held down otherwise it seems as if the car might go flying backwards. I don't know if a solution has been found for this but please let me know if you have any suggestions on what it could possibly be.
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