My 94 Taurus just started doing this: (This is my 4th Taurus and my first
Speedometer doesn't work for about 7 or 8 minutes into the ride to work.
Then it starts, but it oscillates a bit when it does work.
If you use the brakes when the car is first going along you *might*
you could call brakes grabbing or transmission grabbing as it downshifts - I
can't tell which it feels like. But with the speedometer thing it is making
me wonder about some transmission problem. I've tried quite diligently to
produce the problem without using the brakes, but can't.
If I go to work and make a conscience effort to not brake (within reason) I
have no symptoms other then the speedometer trouble.
Any thoughts as how to troubleshoot this or if someone has had the same