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Re: [Shop-talk] thunk going into reverse

To: "Tim" <>, "Shop Talk" <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] thunk going into reverse
From: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 14:10:31 -0400 a=frrkKiRt3j0A:10 a=P2oOn6vrs4wA:10 a=8nJEP1OIZ-IA:10 a=S2wpYzp2RsyRkoRNwqcm1Q==:17 a=hOpmn2quAAAA:8 a=zOoktvdPAAAA:8 a=Zv-Rtg-a8tSA0SMCaTEA:9 a=wPNLvfGTeEIA:10 a=hUswqBWy9Q8A:10 a=S2wpYzp2RsyRkoRNwqcm1Q==:117 reip=0.000, cl=1, cld=1, fgs=0
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I second the notion that motor/transmission mounts are what I'd check first.
If you open the hood and replicate the scenario you might be able to see the
engine jumping as its torque moves it off a broken mount.

Eric Russell
Mebane, NC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim" <>
To: "Shop Talk" <>
Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:13 AM
Subject: [Shop-talk] thunk going into reverse

>I have a 92 ford tempo

> 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.

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