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It starts to sputter at 40 mph and it also has trouble going

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into 2nd gear JA: Will the...
it starts to sputter at 40 mph and it also has trouble going into 2nd gear
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: 2007 Chrysler 300 2.7
JA: Are you fixing your 300 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: ive had the motor looked at its fine I'm going to a transmission place tomorrow
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: it also acts up when I reverse
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Transmissions
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5/10/2017
Transmission Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are several possible causes for a driveability or transmission shift issue, and there may be more than one problem going on at the same time. It sounds as if you could be experiencing an engine performance concern but that wouldn't be related to a problem going into reverse.

Has the check engine light come on?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No it hasnt
Transmission Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Can you describe what happens with reverse?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
once I reverse its back to normal it has trouble going into second gear also
Transmission Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
There is no problem with reverse engagement?
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No not at all
Transmission Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Is it actually hitting a rev limiter on acceleration?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Its the transmission shudder took it to a shop
Transmission Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

It isn't running rough as described in the first post?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It actually runs great
Transmission Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Is the trans slipping or chattering at the 1-2 and 3-4 shifts? If so then you have a 2/4 clutch issue.

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