Looks like a problem for Ford Explorer. What I was wondering is if you could help or point me to someone who can confirm a diagnosis prior to me ordering various parts. It's only been in the past week or two that I've been noticing things. If you get no reading that means the solenoid has failed due to a break in the internal coil wiring. Plus since I was driving the car at the time of the incident not parked, the warranty is no longer valid. Shifts much smoother now, surprised me actually that it can be this smooth.
. Will a new transmission have to be re programmed to work in my vehicle or is it plug and play type? Within a week of getting the vehicle, we began noticing some violent shifting in the transmission that became an audible slam along with a jolt that made the back end of the car feel like it was going to fall off. I am at the mercy of this dealer if I want to get my truck back. Took mine in for service while still under warranty dealership said technician could find nothing wrong. These are listed in numerical order for easy searching. This seems to be a defect in the Ford Explorers made in 2005, so why have the vehicles not been recalled and why should I have to be responsible for the repair cost? Here is how we suggest you proceed. The driver and passenger sustained whiplash.
In addition, the over drive and transmission warning indicators illuminated on the instrument panel. The failure mileage was 233,577. My experience with these 5 speed transmissions on the V6 is that they need the specified fluid change interval in order to work at peak performance. P0729-P0736 These codes all report problems with the gear ratio. These are the most common transmission trouble codes. The fluid was more brownish red then anything and dirty, but there was no metal shavings and it didn't smell burnt. Serious safety issue, as you may press on gas thinking you're in reverse, and then accelerate!! Having a proper diagnostic by qualified techs will eliminate the guess work and save you major expenses in the repair, rebuilding, or replacement of these transmissions.
If your Check Engine Light has come on, there are a number of conditions that could be causing it. Some are available with built in fans allowing you to install them wherever you want. Anyway, they said that if it comes back, my tranny will need to be replaced. Ford transmission code U is used to denote the automatic 4R70W transmission used in F-150 and F-250 vehicles. Dropping into neutral while braking for the stop also relieve the pressure. Should i check the silinoids , it isnt throwing any codes. The vehicle was not repaired.
I get a bump sound when slowing down on low speeds 20 mph or so. P0720: Output speed sensor circuit malfunction The speed sensors tell you how fast your output or input shaft is moving. Things like not going into reverse right away or engaging drive and occasional hard shifts between gears. But either way sounds as if you need to consult with a shop that can run tests with computer on transmission issues first. I recently purchased a 2000 ford explorer with a 6 cylinder and 4wd. I've seen the Powertrain Wrench several times, but it is intermittent. Each code is used as a shorthand version denoting transmission type.
If I would even put my foot on the gas after I shifted and didn't wait for the feeling of the shift it would jump maybe 2 feet backwards! This is my first time posting to this forum as I'm a newbie. P0700: Transmission control system malfunction Again, this is an informational code. I have a delay shift into forward and reverse. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. Common Ford transmission codes include U, M and T, which indicate the type of transmission installed in the vehicle. In the event that your transmission has had a major failure, I recommend you look at replacing it with over one that has simply been rebuilt.
Remember, these are manufacturer specific codes only. The vehicle was taken to another independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the solenoid pack and the oxygen sensors needed to be replaced. Transmission started acting erratically and I felt that I lost 5th and 2nd gears. This has been happening for about 1 year. Couldn't hurt to drop the pan and change the filter as well.
As for the line up issue, a transmission's bellhousing's overall shape doesn't usually match that of the engine as a transmission model can fit multiple engine models and an engine model is often compatible with multiple transmissions. When I took it on a test drive the temperature on the dash was on C and I didn't notice anything odd, but after taking it for a quick test drive I guess the transmission wasn't to full operating temperature and this is why I didn't likely notice what I'm about to explain until after it got up to operating temperature. Solenoids are fairly inexpensive as far as replacement parts go and are also fairly easy to replace. Please use the form on our Contact Page to get in touch with us. I definitely feel like I should not have to pay for a new transmission since I reported this problem while vehicle was still under warranty. Automatic four-speed and five-speed transmissions in the Ford Ranger are referenced using the codes T and D respectively. I had to pay 895 to solve it, but it is solved.
The contact did not have any repairs performed on the vehicle. While driving approximately 30 mph, the transmission began to slip gears in a jerking motion. A solenoid regulates the torque converter clutch, and if you see this P code it could mean that the solenoid is corroded or otherwise damaged. Is their any help with this?. Decided to do the full Fluid, filter change at a new Aamco.
There was also a hesitation and the engine revved continuously. I called Ford customer service and opened a case as transmission complaints are frequent. The manual overdrive five-speed transmission often used in F-150, F-250 and Ford Ranger vehicles is denoted using the single letter M. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer for a diagnostic test. I am a 50 yr old disabled woman who can't afford to fix a problem the manufacturer should be dealing with. If you find one missing let us know and we we'll add it immediately! These codes are found on the manufacturer's information sticker located on the door jamb inside each vehicle. The contact then depressed the brake pedal and everything seized before stalling.