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The amount of acceleration you feel depends on the amount of power the engine can deliver, and the speed you're driving at. Power Internal combustion engines are more efficient at some speeds than others. To illustrate, here's a random power and torque curve: Torque (which is the property you feel when you accelerate) peaks around 3000 rpm, and then ...


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First the bicycle example: resistance is acceleration essentially. If you feel it, you accelerate. You can spin your pedal only so fast, so after some time, you can no longer increase the speed of your pedals, and thus the speed of the bike, that's the time when your efficiency dropped, and you need to shift. Now the cars: Similar concept applies to car ...


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The fact that you stalled the car uphill and that it is acting that have most likely nothing in common. Gear knob vibration is quite normal on older cars. Also, when car is on low RPM under load, vibrations tend to be more prominent in manual transmission cars. Start with driving the car on the flat surface to see if it's accelerating as expected. If the ...


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My theory is that the engine would be forced to rotate the other way around, wouldn't it? Then, because of that, the engine would stop, and therefore it will "generate" a lot of force to the transmission and cause the car to reduce speed (all of this, if nothing breaks, of course) Put simply, in most cases, the motor will stall and the tires will lock. ...


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I have this problem occasionally on my old Subaru Forester as well. My research indicates that it's essentially just down to wear in the transmission or connected parts. In particular for my car a backed-off nut on the rear of the transmission's input shaft is often implicated. I'm not familiar with the specific makeup of yours, but easy-ish stuff to check ...


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Here it is... The plug is on the squarish black pan with visible gasket around the edges, close to driver side wheel and takes a Torx/star bit (size SD50). You can't miss it.


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The drain plug will be part of the housing of the transmission. This is the closest image I could find: Note this is not exactly for your car, it's for an '07 Fusion 6 speed auto transmission. So it's not exactly correct, but I'm hoping that the '06 and '07 are close enough that this gets you into the right area. The pic and any other info you might ...


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I will answer the question in simple terms. Acceleration: CVT Does not have a gears and are usually single speed, so if you want to abruptly accelerate the CVT will not be as efficient as a manual transmission, the most common problem of CVT is the rubber-band effect where you push the accelerator and after a pause and acceleration increases suddenly. Ergo, ...


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The difference comes down to the driver. While automatic racing gearboxes can beat a driver when it comes to performance, for the type of vehicle you describe, a manual can perform significantly higher than an automatic if the driver knows how to use it. But then if you really wanted high acceleration you would choose a different car. Maintenance is much ...


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It's hard to diagnose without more information, but it could be that your throttle plate was stuck open. This might explain: the engine revving even after the engine coming to a stop (fuel injection management compensates for more air by adding more fuel) the feeling that the engine is running rough (misfiring in the event of a lean condition, while the ...


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If there is no feeling of moving at all, not even that little lurch forward when things are working correctly, it sounds like your transmission is having a serious issue. Nothing says it's dead, too early for that yet. When you look at the transmission fluid, what color is it? Does it smell burnt? It should be a nice bright red, and not have the burnt ...


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How was the fluid level, do you have the proper amount of fluid in it? If so, then it sounds like it could be the torque converter, but I'd have a mechanic or transmission shop take a look and get their recommendation. Could be all you need is a drain and a refill with the proper fluid. Shaking at a red light could be worn or dirty plugs, the transmission, ...


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This works for me great. Easy to follow. Part One https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I49uU65HMmM Part Two https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzHiuWpYb0M


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From here: http://certified-transmission.blogspot.com/2011/12/understanding-aw-55-50-neutral-control.html It is very similar to others manufacturers. The AW 55-50 transmission has a feature that Volvo calls “Neutral Control”. What it “Neutral Control” and what is its function? To tell you the truth, I wasn’t really sure, but below is what I was ...


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The latest bmw's, and many cars using the ZF 8 speed gearbox (Jaguar XF, XE, most recent BMW's, and a number more) have an auto neutral feature. Automatic idle shift system at vehicle standstill and engaged service break (stand-by control) http://www.zf.com/corporate/en_de/products/product_range/cars/cars_8_speed_automatic_transmission.shtml So, not ...


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I've driven a few automatic Opel Vectra's (2003 model) and they all had something of what you describe. The transmissions were somehow smartly adaptive to my recent driving style (sporty or cruising). I also noticed that, when stopping briefly, they would respond immediately to the gas - but when stopping for more than maybe 20 seconds (and keeping pressure ...


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To my understanding, no. I've never seen this behavior before in any auto I've ever driven or read about. I think it would be a safety issue if it did. If you needed to move suddenly (for whatever reason), pulled your foot off the brake pedal expecting the car to move, and it does nothing but rev the engine at you. This could be extremely dangerous on an ...



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