From what I understand my transmission could go out at any minute, costing thousands to repair. Upshifts can be made by shifting to 2 Second or to Overdrive. See your dealer or qualified service technician for system maintenance. All of the solenoids can be easily checked with an ohm meter. Im lost and would like to know what it could be. This was referred to mechanic by manufacturer. Complaint Number: 10096272 Incident Date: October 12, 2004 Date Added to File: October 23, 2004 Description of the Complaint: I have a 1999 ford explorer and the reverse went out in it.
Memory seat feature if equipped The remote entry system can also control the memory seat feature. Turn the handle counterclockwise until tire is lowered to the ground, the tire can be slid rearward and the cable is slightly slack. Upon researching this problem I have found that I am only one of thousands or more that have this same issue between the years of 1995 - 2004. Had it to dealership after first bought it and dealership reprogrammed the computer and then at about 38000 miles it started doing it again. Please do not make it necessary to continue. No prior slippage, no jerking, no engine lights, nothing.
If this occurs, add engine coolant to the reservoir. The pressure in an overfilled tank may cause leakage and lead to fuel spray and fire. The dealer flushed the transmission and said to drive it for a couple of days. Did you use a hand held tuner to tune your motor? After following the owners manual guidelines in transporting trailers on Ford vehicles. After connector repairs, replacing 3 wire harnesses and pcm, problem has apparently been fixed--for now.
Safety belt extension assemblies can be obtained from your dealer at no cost. Power steering fluid reservoir 8. It seems to be getting stuck and revving hard. Children and air bags For additional important safety information, read all information on safety restraints in this guide. Block the wheels to prevent the vehicle from moving unexpectedly.
I just took the truck in and had a number of things checked and replaced. I pretty much use the car only after work now since I started taking public transportation for the last 2 years. While constantly attempting to shift the vehicle into drive, it failed to properly shift into gear. The driver was able to maintain control of the vehicle and drove it to the dealer for inspection. Open the liftgate to expose the lamp assemblies.
This lighting feature is operable when the headlamps are illuminated. You could damage the catalytic converter. When it changed over there would be a real bad jerk. I contacted a recently retired ford mechanic who works out of his garage now. The 1 Ford Explorer enthusiast resource on the Internet since 1996. The relearning process will automatically complete as you drive the vehicle.
Drying can be improved by moving your vehicle slowly while applying light pressure on the brake pedal. The rear axle is filled with a synthetic lubricant and does not normally require a lubricant change for the life of the vehicle. If you cannot move the gearshift out of P Park with the brake pedal depressed: 1. The contact did not notice any differences beforehand. The main reason this is a problem is because when the vehicle is stalled, the power steering is off.
Under normal conditions, the Traction-Lok axle functions like a standard rear axle. Your support is greatly appreciated. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 2. Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery, or unpaved. For your safety and to maximize vehicle performance, be sure to use the proper equipment while towing. Press and hold a memory preset control until the sound returns, indicating the station is held in memory on the control you selected.
Our 1999 Ford Explorer repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 1999 Explorer, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide. Washing your vehicle Wash your vehicle regularly with cold or lukewarm water. It has progressively gotten worse and is now all the time. There seems to be a problem with every component involved with the transmission on this Explorer. Refer to the following to raise and lower the head restraints. Upon leaving driveway wednesday morning, reverse was gone, but forward gears fine--no noise, no leaks.
Automotive fluids are not interchangeable;. It is similar in design to the 4R44E except that it has an increased maximum torque capacity of 550 lbs. Complaint Number: 10346962 Incident Date: July 15, 2010 Date Added to File: August 3, 2010 Description of the Complaint: Transmission failure reverse gear at 115k miles in july 2010. When my exeplorer was hit head on ,the police asked if I turned off my airbags. Contact your local Ford dealership for assistance in proper trailer tow wiring installation.