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I Just bought a 2009 Escape XLT 6cyl. Having jerking trans

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I Just bought a 2009 Escape XLT 6cyl. Having jerking trans problem 0-5kmh Intermittent and not repeatable. Though it is annoying Is it a terminal problem .
Submitted: 1 year ago via CarComplaints.com.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  FSM09 replied 1 year ago.
Hello and thanks for choosing just answer. I would disconnect the battery for 20 minutes and reconnect. See if your concern goes away. If it does then it is a programming error. There have been many updates to correct transmission concerns on this vehicle. I don't think it's anything bad. It sounds like the transmission just learned some bad habits. To have the PCM updated I would go through a dealer. I would ask them to reset the transmission shift strategy when they do the reprogram as well. This should fix your concern.
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Expert:  FSM09 replied 1 year ago.
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