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02 xlt slip/bump on accel

Discussion in 'Stock 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by tallfordguy, July 21, 2011.

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    1. tallfordguy

      tallfordguy New Member

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      New member here! Having an issue with my exploder and wondering if any of you have had this issue. 2002 Explorer w/124000 miles on acceleration from a stop or going up-hill, feel a slip or even bumping while accelerating. The tach does not jump nor do I have a MIL light. At first I thought trans problem but it "only" happens on accel or going up hills. Also, goes away if I push 4x4 high button when it does it. Did not notice this issue untill about 6,000 miles ago when I installed 4 new Firestone Destination AT's. Anyone have any input for this newbie?
       
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    3. fedyfedz

      fedyfedz Active Member

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      might be 4x4 control module, shows slight shuddering in 2nd or 3rd gear usually under load. Mine does this on occasion to.
       
    4. BigRondo

      BigRondo USMC 1371 Elite Explorer Moderator Emeritus

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      Maybe a tranny filter & fluid change? Worked for me when I had this issue!
       

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