Haven’t put the check book away yet; maybe smart to keep it out for a
Late last week, after a 30 mile freeway run into town at 630AM (
Babysitting express), i pulled into Daughter’s neighbor’s driveway to do
a U turn. Put it into reverse. RPM’s fell immediately, down to 500 or
so (from 800 or so of idle) and engine rughed up and almost stalled. A
little bit of throttle, it pick up okay, i backed out, and parked on the
Around town over the weekend, nothing noticed.
Pulling out of the driveway on a cold, overnight engine, both yesterday
morning and this morning, it acted normally. But both yesterday and
this morning, the same issue repeated itself as I did the “U” turn in
the driveway to park.
No other gear seems any different that it has over the last 6-8 months.
Any suspicions out there? Tonight I’m going to check fluid level
after the 30 mile home in very warm weather. I thought R & D-one were
sort of ‘together’, but 1st works like a champ.
I Last did a fluid and filter change at 135k, now at 169k. Is it time
for a service?
1987 Series III VdP - “Road Runner”
169k Miles - Daily Driver
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