Even my pathetic 1980 Chevy Citation's auto tranny was still going happy at 90,000+ miles. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. It's a factory defect problem and I ended up shimming the pinion in the rear end myself. The Explorer started displaying problems with its solenoids in the 5R55W at only a few thousand miles. Now Steven, I don't mean to counter or minimize your problems. U Joint was noisy as well. Because the transmission is electronic, the line pressure can be increased electronically.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the Ford Explorer Manual Transmission Problems Pdf gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Transmission problems, repairs or replacements can be demanding, inconvenient, and typically cost. Your Ford Focus transmission is first lifted from the ground to gain access to all parts and for proper unbolting. I have noticed that the truck definately seems to be late shifting out of first. So how do you find out what problems are occurring? Transmission problems, repairs or replacements can be challenging, troublesome, and costly.
Ultimately will have to change out the bearing or swap out end. Gear selector lever was replaced. The 2002-2005 Explorer has a very well-established record of at under 100k miles. To help differentiate a potential drivetrain problem from other common sources of noise and vibration, is is important to note the speed and driving conditions at which the problem occurs. That was all city driving. Vehicle was purchased on 19960301. That is the most likely reason the seal went bad in the first place.
Then in the cup holders in the front, remove the 4 phillips on the black portion of the armrest. I have a 2004 Ford Explorer. Hatch window weathers seal curling. I'll tell everyone I know to stay clear of Ford. Unfortunately, it is often very difficult to accurately pinpoint drivetrain problems with only a road test.
If you feel you have received this message in error, please view our customer care or access your here. Had to replace the transmission with factory rebuilt unit. Vehicle was purchased on 19931105. Our transmission is currently going out on the vehicle. Since it was out of warranty.
Additional defect not noted was the 5 speed manual transmission having to be rebuilt at 22,868 miles. Napa has a good selection of these needle adapters. When driving the car home the od light started flashing. The seal around the ball was flopping around and for good reason because is was bone dry in there. The guy at the transmission shop knew what happened right away.
Harsh Gear Shifting Harsh gear shifting is also another transmission problem found in the 2002 Ford Explorer and the 5R55W transmission. If any perceptible trunnion-to-bearing movement is felt, the joint should be replaced. Cabin was filling with smoke as fluid dripped on the hot cat below the transfer case!!!!! When step on gas Rpm goes up but no response from vehicle. I wanted to type up a thread of symptoms, problems, and other things that might help people figure out the current problems in their vehicles. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. I have not yet decided what I am going to do. Despite my numerous letters to Ford, and their executives, no one will answer the question.
After Installing New Tires And Double Checking Balance, Etc. These Transmission models come in both 2 and 4-wheel drive Explorers. Rarely under any load in reverse due to downhill driveway, so not really noticeable until I had to back up with a small load. This was 1 year ago and I am still having the same problem, the vehicle has been having more problems as the year went on and I continue to take it back to the dealer but they still cant seem to fix it. Ford needs to recognize the fact that they messed up somewhere along the way with this vehicle.