Q: My vehicle runs or idles rough. I was told that is normal, is it? And what are the signs of the transmission going out?

asked by on November 09, 2016

The car has a repetitive ticking (clanking) when started and runs rough while stopped but in gear (drive). While driving sometimes it gives a slight jerk (I'm wondering if that is the transmission)?

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