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post #1 of 10 Old 12-28-2011, 04:32 PM Thread Starter
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truck shakes while towing gooseneck

hi i have a f240 cc sb with the spartan tunes I recently bought a 24 ft gooseneck trailer. i have noticed that when towing with a load on the trailer the car starts to shake not sure if its the motor or the trans has anyone had something similiar happen i have swicthed to the 150 to see if that makes any difference. any help or ideas would be apprecited thanks
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are you talking a front to back surge that happens once and a while or a constant vibration?

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It's not constant just when the truck is under load while going up grades or when I hitsleeds of around 73mph
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how heavy is the trailer?

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Thriller with Load Probably around 110000 lbs
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My Guess without knowing how many miles or how hard they were is a Torque converter sudder/slipping or clutches startign to slip under load.

Change the Trans fluid and filter to start, and take a look at the fluid coming out (burnt is not a good sign, nor is seeing particles in the fluid).

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it could also be axel wrap

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Thriller with Load Probably around 110000 lbs
You probably shouldn't be towing 110,000 lbs. You're truck is just telling you it's pissed..

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You probably shouldn't be towing 110,000 lbs. You're truck is just telling you it's pissed..
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Light vibrations or is the truck surging?
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