Common problems and solutions for Ford Explorer Ford Explorer 4. Bring the valve body straight down and make sure to not set it on anything dirty. This will make it much easier. Remove the bolts and nuts from the catalytic converter outlet and muffler inlet. Your Explorer should be running when you check your transmission fluid level, otherwise the transmission fluid level on the transmission fluid dipstick will not be accurate. Any help would be appreciated. Answered on Feb 12, 2018 My mechanic disconnected the security section because my key I use to start the car had the security spot on the key was loose and would not work in the ignition It was going to cost a lot for a new set of keys so he took the security section out for a lot less.
Luckily I was able to ease it over to a repair shop where I found out that it would be 2300 dollars to fix. The solution is to fit revised gearshift cables. You should get a new bolt with the filter so you should be able to discard this bolt. Mark the relationship of a converter stud to the flexplate. Remove the left and right crossmember bolts and nuts. You may remove these both and lay them off to the side and there should be a place in the template for the bolt. I'm told the overdrive, which I've never used caused the whole thing to fail.
Separate the transmission from the engine and carefully lower the transmission from the vehicle. This was a long term problem which should have been acted on back at the 50,000 mile mark. If this value is less than -0. The casue could be a damaged front or rear timing chain unit depending on if the noise is coming form the front or rear of the engine. That was one of numerous problems that I had with the thing even before the warranty expired. Check the automatic transmission control electronics, the brake band adjustment and install a new powertrain control module if necessary. Disconnect the transmission cooler lines and install protective caps on the lines.
When installing the new valve you can slick it up with petroleum jelly. Remove these foreign bodies from the area of the heater housing and install additional rubber grommets at the pivot shaft bearings of the windshield wiper arms. Next reinstall the manual detent return spring and make sure ur valve is installed correctly: Now you should be ready to plug the wires back in on the solenoids. Remove two bolts retaining the fan shroud to the radiator. Now crawl under the truck and look up inside the transmission.
My wife started complaining about the transmission at the 50,000 mile checkup. Solution: May be a result of excessive play in the splined joint on the rear output flange of the transfer box. I'm in my early fifties. Several times after backing up it would not go into gear and would just rev up and go nowhere. Ford Explorer 2001 Problem: Oil leaks from front differential vent hose.
Once that is done, you should be able to sorry for the long post to? Go ahead and put the new separator plate on and install the 3 bolts. Soon after there was a knocking noise every time I accelerated and as I was in idle. That is until the other day when I backed out of the driveway to go to work and there was the noise, anyone who has ever had a transmission go out knows the noise. I have also used a combination wrench through the wheel wells with the wheels off. Remove the front wheels by raising the vehicle. I made the mistake of buying a Ford, too! Let the truck warm up and cycle the gears before you drive! Rotate the torque converter and remove four flexplate-to-converter nuts. Remove the transmission fluid level indicator.
My next vehicle will be a foreign import or a Saturn. The solution is to fit a revised front differential housing cover that has updated vent hose routing. Position a transmission jack, raise it to the transmission, and secure it with a safety chain. Then install the new retainer. Remove the crossmember and slightly lower the transmission. It's either replace the engine or junk it which is crazy at 100K miles on a very well maintained truck.
On the drive home it got a bit louder, than 20 minutes later it sounded like we threw a piston. In the past I have used a 3 foot extension with a U-joint. Fuel tank definitely has fuel some friendly neighbor didn't borrow yours? Before commencing investigations, the oil level should be checked, the oil pressure should be checked 1 bar at 2000 rpm and the engine should be started from cold to check for rattling. Ford Explorer Problem: When a shift position is engaged, e. Remove four bolts retaining the driveshaft centering flange at the transfer case flange.