Dealer Had Truck 21 Days To Rebuild Transmission, Again Solenoid Assembly Replaced After That Replaced Wiring Harness. My personal opinion is that ford supplies very weak torque convertors on every automatic transmission they have sold since 1990. It's something you'll want to diagnose and fix as soon as possible before a small problem ruins your F-150 or F-250. Metal Flakes Were Found In The Transmission Fluid From In The Pan. Ford F-250: Why is My Transmission Slipping? Thanks for any possible advice or insight! Any ideas what might be causing it? A Pack Rat ate the wire leads off of mine.
Dealer Performed Diagnosis, Nothing Was Found. When Pulling Out I Have To Have A Large Area Of No Traffic, Have Had Several Incidents Where I Came Close To Being Hit In The Side When I Had A power Failure And Pulling Onto Roadway. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. There are times when one would need the extra gear and not want to risk damaging a transfer case by running in 4 wheel drive on pavement or asphalt. Dealer Also Replaced Icp, And Ap Switch To Repair Transmission Lock-up. It has one wire and the sensor screws into the top of the oil cooler housing. Apr 20, 2005 Loss Of Pulling power On My 2004 ford 350 Super Duty.
The website is not very descriptive. Just compare to the new one you have to replace it with. Related: How to Check Transmission Line Pressure Super Duty - Ford-Trucks. The 01 has a very small trans cooler. Is your Super Duty suddenly and stubbornly refusing to go into reverse? The output sensor is in front of the left side of the transmission and can be accessed from under the front of the car.
To check the fluid level properly, the transmission will need to be fully warmed up. If your standing at the drivers fender with the hood up by the hood strut look down to the left and you should see a 2 wire connector poking out of the air filter box. Clean transmission fluid will be a nice shade of red, like a glass of fruit punch. Steve You do not say how long it has been since the fluid and filter was changed in the transmission. This does not change the fluid in the pan nor clean that part of the transmission out. Jan 23, 2006 When Truck Originally Purchased Bubble On Tire, And Dealer Said They All Come That Way, Tire Went Flat While Parked About A Month Later, No Holes, We Were Told Tire Was No Good, Had To Be Replaced. You're going to need to be able to watch the transmission line pressure from the driver's seat with moving through gears.
You'll need a transmission line pressure gauge with a hose extension long enough to reach up to the cab. That seems to be the only way that could happen. Has anybody ever had a transmission over-heat and spill out the over-flow? When I got home,,the trans was leaking fluid through the pan gasket. Accident was reported to Police. Yes, having a shop do this won't be cheap, but it's better than accidentally damaging something permanently where you end up having to buy a new transmission all together. I always use 4 low. I never had a transmission problem.
The input sensor is harder to find. Ford has improved the part a couple times now, but they can still fail. A truck that won't get into gear isn't very useful. Codes for a bad solenoid can also be triggered by internal damage to the clutch packs. The Vehicle Was Involved In An Accident In Which The Consumer Sustained Injuries. It is about 3 times larger.
Likewise, anything under the range would indicate a leak somewhere. Old, dirty fluid can also cause the transmission to slip. So I decided to take apart the column to have a look. The worst part of it is the fact that the sensor will often break off in the pipe when trying to remove it. I had the same problem twice, each time after towing for several hours.
Had the tranny checked and found no problem but did find that the pump seal was overheating and expanding which of course allowed the fluid to leak out. If your fluid is brown or black and has a burnt smell too it, you'll want to have the fluid changed. When in doubt, a multimeter can help tell you if a wire is good or bad. You might also want to change out your radiator if this is the case. If that is the case, what triggers the coolant of the air conditioner to flow through the radiator? Our guide will help you figure out what exactly is failing so you don't have to throw money at what could, potentially, be an easy fix. I would take it to a reputable mechanic and have the transmission checked out. Vehicle Has Repeatedly Stalled, Noises From Rear End With No Dx.
A slipping transmission is never a good sign. Personally, I would have a professional put it on the rack and check it out before you take the chance of pulling on your next trip. It is easily serviced by draining the fluid, drop the pan and filter and locate the sensor and replace it. Just because the Duramax pulls better, gets better mileage, is faster and looks sharper doesn't make it a superior tow vehicle, it just doesn't. Anything over fine dust size definitely means there is damage somewhere.
I have not had any problems since, and the trans never gets above 120f so far , although it never ran above 190f with the old cooler. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. You'll notice it when you go to accelerate but you don't actually speed up. I Have Had The Problem Looked At By A ford Service Center 11 Times And They Can Not Repair The Problem And Refuse To Repurchase The Truck. Hi Folks, 2001 F350 50k miles.