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On my '95 850 turbo-- If I am on an inclined roadway the steering "wants" to turn the car down the incline. This situation is more pronounced if the car is at a near stop (like while slowing down at a red light)<P>Also- While at cruising speed, if I remove my foot from the gas pedal and then reapply my foot to the pedal, the tranny immediately downshifts to 3rd and then bumps back into OD (4th). No matter how lightly I apply throttle pressure the car downshifts and then upshifts. Any ideas?
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by kakalak:<BR><B><BR>Also- While at cruising speed, if I remove my foot from the gas pedal and then reapply my foot to the pedal, the tranny immediately downshifts to 3rd and then bumps back into OD (4th). No matter how lightly I apply throttle pressure the car downshifts and then upshifts. Any ideas?</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>What your actually feeling is most likely the torque converter engaging, not an actual gear change. This is common during highway cruising depending on the condition of the transmission itself. When take your foot off of the throttle, the torque converter can momentarily disengage and then when the throttle is re-applied, you can feel it through the driveline. This is my theory. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>-Drew<BR>
 

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When this occurs, the RPM jumps to about 2500 and then drops to about 2100. Does this follow along with the torque converter theory?
 
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