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Old 08-14-2012, 08:47 AM   #32
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Originally Posted by dyn085 View Post
I've noticed the hiccup as well, almost as though the clutch is slightly releasing for a fraction of a second. I've never tried to iron out a specific speed and don't really remember noticing it pre-tsb. I don't usually hear it due to my music volume, but I feel it through the car. Maybe only a jump of a couple hundred rpm (max) on my car.

I just shrug it off. Not the right answer, I know.
Something similar was happening on my Explorer. Turned out the torque converter needed to be replaced (at only 57k miles!). Obviously that's irrelevent here, except that I was also tempted there to just ignore the rythmic rpm blips at steady 35-45mph speed (only about a 50 rpm bump, hardly noticeable). Glad I didn't - the torque converted could've exploded and I would've had much bigger problems....
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