Want an estimate for a remanufactured transmission? I am at the mercy of this dealer if I want to get my truck back. Thanks for any input if you by chance see this. The previous owner had pulled a monster trailer around, and it doesn't even have the towing package. The transmission slipped significantly during takeoff and would not stay in reverse. Not saying that is the particular problem with your vehicle, but it is common within the 2000 to 2004, maybe later explorers.
Funny thing is the car rides fine on long and short hauls. Never really had problems with it. Zip Code Item Quantity Low High Labor - Rebuild The Ford Explorer Transmission Remove transmission, disassemble transmission and clean all usable parts. Believe it or not, there may have been one more rebuild in there, but I cannot remember right now. Took to a tranny shop that used to be great. Low Transmission Fluid Level: Transmission fluid not only lubricates and helps cool the internal workings of the transmission, it also provides the pressure needed to shift gears.
What will it cost to replace your transmission with a remanufactured transmission? Well, here I am with 91,000 miles on it and the transmission has to be replaced due to slipping in and banging of the trans. In September just 5 months later at 121000 miles I am spending 2200 dollars on a new transmission!!!! Thanks in advance to any information you'd have to help. Finally replaced it about a year ago and it was a success. With this technique, there's no need to worry about transmission damage. I replaced transfer case at 90,000.
They told me nothing was being done by them too help. We're in our 60's now and he operates the shop. And this isn't the only problem. Driving was pretty much like normal for first two days but still not had a lurching problem when driving at normal speeds. Somehow, water had gotten into the wiring harness and began to corrode the wires that sent the transmission a signal to shift. I had to have towed to dealership.
Making appointment to take in for repairs for the third Time. The transmission may fail to engage in any gear. I had to pay 895 to solve it, but it is solved. We were in the fast lane at the time. Additionally, dirty fluid can clog the filter, which will cause even more shift problems as the fluid pressure needed to make shifts is insufficient.
Disconnect the control linkage for the shifter, speedo, and all electrical connections. I have waited many months to write this, to make sure something else wasn't wrong, but 26000 miles later, knocking on wood there have been no more issues with this. It's very hard and the pick up is so slow and sometimes is really hard to drive. There is metal in transmission pan. The 2003 Thunderbird switched to the 5R55S and featured the option of Ford's SelectShift, which allowed drivers to mimic shifting like a manual transmission without a clutch.
I bought this 2006 explorer new as well and had failure after failure, right after the 36,000 mile warranty was up. The only thing he does is bring it back to the tranny shop every 40K for a complete oil change and filter. The best way to protect yourself and your wallet when dealing with any transmission problem or repair is to educate yourself. Would I purchase another Explorer new or used? Eight times in one year putting the car in the shop to be fixed is crazy, and I don't have that kind of money. Learn how to check the condition of transmission fluid, what the different conditions mean and what, if anything, you need to do to keep your transmission running smooth. Way I'm doing it, is; I'm dropping the transmission, tearing it down, cleaning it out, and I'm going to inspect everything to see if anything needs replacing.
I did as he said when it occurred and he plugged up a scanner to the engine, read a code and turned off the engine. Many consumers report a transmission failure occurring with their Ford Explorer after only 50,000 or fewer miles of normal driving. When the speed sensor fails the speedometer stops working and shifts may become erratic. Call a Ford garage nearest me and they tell me that they couldn't get me in for 3 weeks to look at my car. If changing the fluid and filter or flushing the transmission does not resolve the problem s you are experiencing, a rebuild may be needed. If only we could afford to buy a new car. We will let you know if we do.
While buying a replacement remanufactured transmission has a fixed cost, the answer to the question of a rebuild cost is sometimes difficult to ascertain until the transmission is removed from the vehicle and inspected. For example, slipping is a common symptom of a transmission needing a rebuild because the clutches are worn out. When the vehicle was parked, the light would go off and not come back on after restarting and ran fine. Sarasota Ford diagnosed trouble to worn out Torque Converter. I am pissed to say the least!!!! Set the vehicle on jack stands or better yet a lift. Install new bands, new transmission filter, rebuilt torque converter, servo piston s , output sensor, seals and gaskets. And I have several of other complaints also but I won't even go there right now.