If you are not offered a goodwill repair or discount on the transmission repair, we recommend having the repair done by an independent transmission repair shop or a local mechanic, because the repair cost is usually significantly less than at the dealership. I have never heard of a transmission going out at 55,000 before. July 03, 2010 The Contact Owns A 2003 ford ranger. From what I've been reading, it seems as though others have had similar problems with 2003 Explorers and I wanted to document the problem we had. It could have left us stranded on the road. I've only had it for a month. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
However make sure you get a comparable warranty on the rebuilt transmission. When It Did I Pushed On The Brake As Hard As I Could And The Rear Wheel Spun. Then the Explorer had difficulty accelerating. This Is Where I Stand Currently And Am Trying To Get The Truck Back In The Shop, Once Again, To Have This Issue Fixed So That I Do Not Actually Get In An Accident. The transmission has been acting up since I hit 5000 miles. So the mechanic told me that the clamps on the transmission line needed to be tighten up. The rear drum brake pads were defective, parts and compound were missing, trim under the steering column was missing, the transmission was slipping in first, second and third gear, and the ignition was damaged.
For those that have either had a complete failure of the transmission or its simply time for an upgrade, we also offer complete transmission packages in various levels depending on the horsepower and use of the truck. This is a safety issue and a consumer rip-off!. He did that but it is still leaking. The trans now goes into reverse good but when I go to drive it has a long 1-5 second delay. The Dealer Said This Was Normal For 4wd Trucks And There Was Nothing Wrong With It.
The vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop where the transmission was rebuilt. Recently bought a 2003 4. I did have the transmission scanned by a repair shop and the returned codes were p0732 and p0735 indicating slippage in the respective gears. Check engine light now on. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. The vehicle was not repaired. The car has less then 10K on it, and I really don't want another one.
The dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. The vehicle was not repaired. Coolers come in all shapes and sizes and most are of a universal design, making them relatively easy to install. Solenoids are fairly inexpensive as far as replacement parts go and are also fairly easy to replace. Two days later I have trouble shifting from park.
The transmission place said it was electrical and my pressure dropped and I don't have a 3rd gear. What I was wondering is if you could help or point me to someone who can confirm a diagnosis prior to me ordering various parts. Aug 02, 2007 When Stopped At A Traffic Light With The Brake Applied And The Engine Idling In Drive an Automatic Transmission The Engine Revved Up Significantly. Hopefully, it won't be in the middle of traffic or worse yet, when driving with my grandkids somewhere. I did get the extended warranty 100k miles so I wouldn't have to worry about the cost. One guy had his transmission replaced when it had something like 6 miles on it.
And as always, if you need assistance in determining the correct parts for you, give us a call or send an e-mail to and we would be happy to help. The transmission problems are less noticeable on the model with a V6 engine. Been to the dealer too many times with no satisfaction. I will never buy a Ford again! My local dealership has replaced over 6 including mine. I called Ford, and of course they said no one had ever complained of this problem. I bought a 2000 ford explorer limited edition 30.
It had exactly 725 miles. Mine also makes a chirping noise when it shifts gears, which the dealership tried telling me was in the exhaust. Heck honestly if someone has a clue give me a call or shoot me a text at 7068791518 names brandon. Common Problems for The Ford 5R55E Transmission: Do You Know What They Are? The Problem Is Usually From 0-25 Mph. I just started having transmission concerns myself. This should not be happening with an eight year old vehicle.