This transmission is almost identical to the C-4 except only for a few minor differences. . One of the symptoms of the transmission range sensor going bad though was the radio cutting out when shifting gears. Your auto has lived its life Search this Thread Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post cmcginn 4. I am thinking that this one of those cases. Pump Assembly · Screws out of torque specifications · Tighten screws to specifications. Internally, most of the thrust washers were replaced with torrington bearings, which made the transmission much stronger.
Or, if he's turning a corner, all of a sudden it will lose power and he'll end up creeping around the corner until it re-engages. The converter relief valve has been moved from the pump to assembly reactor support to the timing valve body, thereby causing the oil pump assemblies not to be interchangeable. When the weather was hot 85+ it didn't seem to have a problem. I would greatly appreciate any help you can offer me. With proper maintenance, these transmissions should last well over 100,000 miles. Did you use a hand held tuner to tune your motor? The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Ranger and how to check the transmission fluid level. I'm going to try and say this as Nicely as I can if you don't know the transmission needs to be removed to rebuild you proly shouldn't rebuild it uhhh it should be Check summit sent from my iPhone 5.
If it is, and it's not worn no more than. I just want to have a tiny clue before I take it somewhere. This will cause an internal leak that will result in a drop in the transmissions line pressure. Also, get references from the shop and call the people. This is more response than I've gotten anywhere else. This is the problem with me trying to explain all this stuff for him.
One of the best things you can do for your auto transmission is get the largest, aftermarket, stacked plate cooler you can fit behind your grille. It is similar in design to the 4R44E except that it has an increased maximum torque capacity of 550 lbs. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Ranger, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Anyone else care to venture a guess? The basics of forward movement is forward clutch applied and low one way clutch holding. In either case, the solenoid will need to be replaced with a new one. If you're coming to a stop light behind traffic, it seems kind of dangerous because the downshift could kick out of gear and cause an accident. Can someone tell us if we are looking at a rebuild of the transmission or if there are other things we can check or have checked first? It has about 98,000 miles on it.
He is very mechanically inclined installed our waterheater, fixed my oven, fixed our pool filter, etc. All of the solenoids can be easily checked with an ohm meter. I don't have money for a iPhone 5 it doesn't leak and there were no parts in the oil. Do you think this sensor could cause the loss of power issues too? Do not stone, file or sand valves. I would bet he could handle it. When it does re-engage, you can feel it sort of thunk or lurch a little. If pressures are low, check the following components: oil filter and seal assembly, main controls, pump assembly.
Others may have other ideas, but usually the problem is reverse from yours. I had the same problem with another truck several years ago. One possibilty for your problem is that the forward clutch is losing pressure as the trans warms up. If that doesn't fix it, then probably needs a overhaul. Only use synthetic fluid if it is required by Ford. The valve body from a C-4 can be directly bolted into a C-5 without modification.
Still confused why it works when it's warm and not when it's cold. Bent Bolt - I am looking in the diagnosis by symptom pages as well. I would bet he could handle it. Is it something we can buy? First and foremost, do not let a shop do a soft parts fix only clutches, servos, and bands. A low reading means that there is most likely a short in the internal wiring and no reading means the wire is broken.
At its strongest off-road race application , these transmissions are holding up to V6's making in excess of 300hp. I have a 97 ford ranger 4. It seems to be having trouble shifting into Drive when it's driven for the first time each day. Should probably make sure he's checked the filter too I would guess. This will remove the anodized finish and may result in further main control or transmission damage. If it fixes the engagement problem then a trans service is in order. The ability to produce five forward gears is by improved software control.