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Re: [Shop-talk] thunk going into reverse

To: Tim <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] thunk going into reverse
From: David Scheidt <>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 17:54:13 +0200
Cc: Shop Talk <>
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On May 30, 2013, at 17:13, Tim <> wrote:

> I have a 92 ford tempo that both my daughters drove while in high 
> school. It has now been mostly sitting for the past two years with some 
> usage last summer and random weekends druing this time frame. It has 
> less than 75,000 miles on it (original old lady car from GA when we got 
> it six years ago with only 52K at that time. It had the original plug 
> wires stamped with 1992 on them and probably the original coolant based 
> on the chunky choclate milk consistancy.)
> Anyway, I moved it yesterday and was reminded of the thunk I get after 
> putting it in reverse (NOT during shift lever movement) and stepping on 
> the gas. If my foot is left on the brake pedal, it does not thunk until 
> after I remove my foot from the brake and press on the gas.
> It does not seem to do this when shift into drive.
> Is this CV axle or tranny?

Motor mount, tranny mount is my first guess. 

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