after suddenly breaking to a stop on a highwayfrom around 50 mph to 0
the transmission was frozen on trying to get back into first gear and
After precariously inching back onto the hardshoulder
(a few stalls on the way) in whatever gear in was able to get into
(something like 4th) and continuing to inch along on the hard shoulder,
2 minutes later the gearbox slowly loosened up and it was
as good as new ?
This has happened twice
Driving out of the NYC Holland tunnel under the overpass.
Lots of bends and traffic.
Only takes one instance to get creamed trying to get to a hard shoulder
if there is one even. Just like only one tyre blowout on an Explorer
roll you into the next life.
The dealer could not reproduce the fault.
Neither could I when I picked up the vehicle.
The mechanic suggested that I "ride the clutch" less so as to
"keep the plate from getting hot and sticking".
I'll give that a try. Maybe they adjusted something.
If it happens again I'll wait for AAA to corroborate.
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