Prolonged driving can cause excessive damage to an already weakened transmission. I would not let them do the work, but thats always a matter of opinion. You will need to remove the transmission 1-2 accumulator and inspect for any damage or worn out pieces, and replace it if any are found. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The worrisome part is that the web is filled with thousands upon thousands of similar complaints about this engine which is also in expeditions and crown victorias and probably other Ford vehicles. The failure mileage was unavailable and the current mileage was 87,000.
He said that it can make the truck feel like the tranny is jerking it around when this happens. . Can you please update what has happen to your truck. At the moment this only happens when in overdrive. This happens in manual transmission vehicles when the clutch wears out and loses grip intermittently. However, the engine was still running.
No cabin lights, no indication of problem. Each time I stepped on the brake with both feet to try to keep the vehicle from moving but it continued to lunge ahead anyway. I am taking it into the garage after Thanksgiving and want to know what I am looking at for repair cost. It is located on the side of the tranny where the shift linkage attaches. The current mileage is 1,540 and failure mileage was 1,536. Hopefully you can persuade the Ford motor company to do the right thing and stand behind their products and institute a recall for this part.
Use this simple test to pinpoint the cause of your transmission's misery. Transmission Warning light may flash. You will need to completely rebuild your transmission if you find big pieces of metal. I even had skid marks trying to stop it when this happened in reverse. I have contacted salvage companies who have stated that their price on this part is what it is because they can sell these parts all day indicating that this is a common problem. Soft shifting, hard shifting, odd shift points, etc.
He exited the vehicle and noticed that it was beginning to move. Would there not be a check engine light come on with a misfire? I would have like to have been notified by Ford to avoid my stranded experience in -45 degree weather. I contacted Ford and they were unwilling to help with this obvious safety issue. Then about 4 people said ohh no it will ruin the trans. They just ran a dealer certified cleaner through the tranny to clean up any gunk.
I was going to drop the pan and change the filter the other day. Sometimes it seems to shift hard in and out like it cant decide, sometimes just the hard downshift. Ford will not recognize the defect in the vehicle. The consumer stated the mechanic informed him unless you move the vehicle forward until you hear a click then the vehicle will remain in neutral. The chart below can give you a better location of where to start with the pinpoint test.
The failure mileage was 59,000. Related: How to Line Pressure Test Your Transmission - Ford-Trucks. This article applies to the F-150 and F-250 Super Duty 2004 - 2014. Mechanic looked at vehicle and found 9 fuse for fuel pump blown. He exited the vehicle and noticed that it was beginning to move.
I have read online of several others having the same problems with the 2007 f150 tranmissions. I didn't have the filter flushed. The black plastic portion of the filter gets old and brittle. This article applies to the Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty. The contact pulled onto the side of the road.
Engine might stall in D at low speeds or never engage. A truck that won't get into gear isn't very useful. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. Furthermore, it only happens when overdrive is engadged and I press the gas just a little more, but not enough to make it down shift into 4th gear. The boat trailer jacknifed to the right of the vehicle.