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Sometimes when I am at low RPM and around 5-15 MPH the transmission (I think) is clunking. Usually in a stop and go situation in traffic or driving around my community.

I checked the fluid level. It was a bit low, but I added some and it still makes the noise. I also thought it might of had something to do with the hot weather, but it does it in the morning too when its cool.

I'm not sure when the last time its been serviced, but the fluid is still pretty pink. I will be doing that soon just to be safe.

I did some searches and read that loose u-joints and or transmission mounts could cause this. It runs pretty well at higher speeds (knock on wood). Shifts are smooth and strong.

Anyone care to comment on this?

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I would check, or have the U joints checked...That sounds like the problem to me. You don't want one to give way while you are driving....No fun, and gets expensive to repair damage...
 

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Mounts are the original rubber bushings and shot I'm sure.

How should I go about checking the u-joints?
 

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put it in neutral, get under the car in a SAFE manner, and try to rotate the driveshaft....as you reverse the direction you turn it, see if the yokes move differently than the driveshaft (and any clunks occur)
 
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