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Old 24 Sep 2012, 12:19 am
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Old 24 Sep 2012, 08:08 am
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...I had drive-ability problem at lower speeds when the throttle was feathered off-on-off. It wasn't smooth, slightly jerky...
My 2003 GT auto trans has done that since day one in first gear in stop-and-go traffic. I figured it had something to do with the torque converter locking up. The auto-stick makes it easy to keep it in 2nd gear; no jerking when I do that.

Since you have a 5-speed manual, the two issues might not be related, but if it is indeed a timing issue, maybe they are.
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