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Feels like it hesitates...

Feels like it hesitates between 30-40 mph and then hear a humming like noise when driving and cant find the tranny dipstick

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

1996 lincoln mk viii

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Noope....just wondering if should take it in for it, but wondering anyway..

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Other than the hestiation when accelerating and slowing down at those speeds

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the fuel filters?

Had fuel fliters replaced last yr and as far as I know the tranny is original..got the car from private party

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Transmissions
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Hello and welcome to JA... The transmission dipstick is located on the passenger side rear of the engine..... How many miles do you have on your Lincoln?
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
it has 135,000
Transmission Mechanic: Dave Hopkins, Technician replied 10 months ago
Check the transmission fluid...tell me if it is low, and what the color is
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