I was having the exact same symptoms when starting up a hill at low rpm. I was lucky that time because it was bad enough to give me a code. These reasons include poor engine performance, hydraulic problems, improper adjustments, mechanical malfunctions and computer malfunctions. The boat trailer jacknifed to the right of the vehicle. Seven Common Problems With The Ford 4R55E Transmission Posted by on Friday, March 15th, 2013 The 4R55E is a four speed automatic transmission made by the Ford Corporation and was used in vehicles made between 1995 and 2001.
There is no diagnostic indicator, so no codes to be read. The vehicle, trailer, and boat crashed into a fence, which caused the vehicle to stop. I was lucky that time because it was bad enough to give me a code. As soon as they were done the transmission has acted a little strange. There are many people who are looking at buying a new truck New to them! Mine is doing it too, but I think it's an engine misfire and not the tranny. Electronic tunes also modify the way the transmission shifts.
However, the engine was still running. I have 89000 miles on it now so I'm thinking about a complete tune up with all new coils, plugs and wires. And the people that did it are shadetree mechanics. Mechanical failures can range from a worn gear that causes slipping to a broken band that prevents the driver from shifting into reverse. More details are available in another article I wrote which include step by step instructions on at home. You should check out Tuning the 5.
Did you use a hand held tuner to tune your motor? The fuel pump driver module is located under the vehicle exposed to the elements. Most trucks will need multiple replacements in it's lifetime. Check the engine idle speed and general performance. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your F-150 and how to check the transmission fluid level. Some people ignore the felt misfire or think it is a transmission issue. My rear seal recently had a leak where the rear driveshaft sonnects ot the tranny , but I have replaced it and all is well there now, or seems so.
I highly recommend that you talk them into buying a re-manufactured transmission over one that was simply rebuilt. Learn why your transmission is out of sorts with. The vehicle continued to roll. If the fluid level is where it's supposed to be my guess would be incorrect filter or installation. The easiest way to test for a defective solenoid is to use a hand held ohm meter. Sometimes the rattle will go away within a few seconds, sometimes it will not go away until you rev the truck up.
Before it would do it almost every time on a hill. Took it to the shop because I was out of town and they changed the plug out, but the problem still existed but not as bad. Most of these issues are caused by low oil pressure do to pump failure or lack of following service intervals, but phasers and tensioners can fail from age as well. This article is written so that the easiest repairs are first, and the harder repairs are last. In either case, the solenoid will need to be replaced with a new one. They differ from a rebuilt transmission in the fact that they are as good as a new transmission at a greatly reduced price and often include modifications and upgrades that make them much more durable.
They are pretty easy to replace though. This led to extreme corrosion build up on the module. This system is fairly complicated so check out the full description an operation of the I also wrote a guide to replacement of all these components in another article. The two most likely to fail are the transmission pressure control solenoid and the torque converter solenoid. The two most likely to fail are the transmission pressure control solenoid and the torque converter solenoid. After changing the battery, I was not able to duplicate the bumping in the trans that night.
The most common symptoms, aside from a no start, is lack of power, the code P1233, and hard starting. With extended time the corrosion would eat a hole through the aluminum housing and expose the electronics to water and road grime. Customer has a car that started instantly hot or cold, idled like a new sewing machine, ran like a top no matter how hard the acceleration was, etc. It's too much of a coincidence that it started happening after the filter and fluid change. I changed out the coil for that plug and it solved the problem.
It will cause a light jerk or bucking that some say feels as if you may have transmission issues. If you have put a tune in it go back and look at the setting to see if one is out of whack. The transmission still shifts perfect and acts normal, but only when you start off on a big steep hill is when it does it, otherwise it's always normal. When I got home I asked a Ford mechanic and he said it was the coil. When adding transmission fluid to your F-150, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.