All they did was call the dealership and relay the same information we had already given them. There are a multitude of complaints on this issue. The random failure of vehicle parts is unavoidable due to differing reasons, however, this transmission made since 2001 has been failing in most 2001 Fords. I believe that the performance of drive train components, such as transmissions, are of a safety concern. When You Pull The Drive Shaft To Install A New One, Check Your U Joints.
Do you mean harsh engagement? This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty. Had trucked towed by aaa to closest dealer-crsytal Ford. After several attempts, the vehicle shifted hard into 2nd gear and proceeded forward. This occurred under normal road conditions. The service bulletin instructs dealers that in the event of a failure, to replace the mechanical diode with the sprag design.
Suitable for both limited and non-limited slip rear axles. Now we have a truck that has been at a dealership for almost 90 days and they have yet to find the cause of fire. On August 20, 2006 I was traveling northbound highway 49 in auburn, California, from bell road. The nature of the failure was permanent gradually worsened. We have a 2008 Ford F250 with a 6-speed manual 6.
I took the truck to cottman transmission in placerville calif on 8-30-06, as according to future Ford, where I purchased the truck, the vehicle was out of warranty. Probably best suited for a much more in-depth and professional conversation, but here is the basic. Fill until fluid flows out of the top plug and that is the proper level The plugs vary…. In fact the representative was somewhat nasty in my opinion. Ford refused to accept any responsibility for the faulty design, part, or repairs. Obviously you will need a front axle; be… Pull wheel off, take caliper off, take rotor off, take rear diff cover off, pull pinion lock bolt and pinion shaft out move axle around and remove c clip, pull axle out, remove seal, check bearing, smart thing would be to replace seals and bearings on both sides, remove bearings with slide hammer rent it from local parts store.
We know of others that are experiencing similar problems and we feel Ford needs to pay attention to this mecahnical failure, due to faulty production of these trucks with their transmissions. While You Have It Out May Need To Replace One. I called other transmission shops to confirm the representatively comments regarding the 2001 Fords. The dealer advised that this is a common problem with 2001 model 4r100 transmissions and mentioned a technical service bulletin had been issued. Manufacturer was contacted, and stated that he needed to contact a dealer to see what was wrong with the vehicle. Transmission fluid escaped the filler tube and went on the ehaust manifold which caused a flash fire.
This part breaks at no fault of owner yet manufacturer does not take responsability for part. . Am currently filing application for dispute settlement board. For 2011, Ford has eliminated manual transmissions altogether for the F250+ series. They should have left reverse unsynched or made an alternate shift gate for it.
When the engine kicked back on there was a major jolt to the engine and to the passengers. The lighter oil is to help the trans stay cool due to it being aluminum case, same thing for alum. The situation is that in July 2000 through March 2001 Ford changed the design of the one-way clutch from the sprag design in service since 1989 according to the dealer to the new mechanical diode. The vehicle is a 2001 Ford F-250 with the 4r100 transmission. He also stated that rebuilding 2001 Ford f250 transmissions was a common procedure for them. The vehicle was serviced at least 3 times for this problem and was never solved. We have incurred a drastic financial loss due to this and fear being put back in this vehichle knowing that it could happen again, becaus the initial cause of fire has not been found.
While driving between 60 to 65 mph on the highway vehicle stalled, and consumer was not able to control the speed. We were fortunate to get ourselves and our small children out of the truck in time. You will need 4wd steering gearbox and pitman arm, draglink, connecting rod and all tie-rod ends. The clearances in this tranny are very very tight, thick oil will not get everywhere it's suppose to. While driving at approximately 30 miles per hour, I experienced a sudden and immediate lost of power. I would like this transmision part investigated. But I just noticed that you said manual.