Complaint Number: 10253720 Incident Date: January 3, 2009 Date Added to File: January 4, 2009 Description of the Complaint: I noticed a slight hesitation in the transmission shifting from 1st to 2nd gear once in a while yesterday. And also not want to get into the next gear properly. I have never towed anything with it and it hasn't been driven hard. Ford dealers tell me nothing extraordinary. After pulling over and turning the ignition off, we noticed smoke coming from the hood.
Use only fluid that meets Ford specifications. Utility and four-wheel drive vehicles are not designed for cornering at speeds as high as passenger cars any more than low-slung sports cars are designed to perform satisfactorily under off-road conditions. Allow the safety belt to retract to remove any slack in the belt. It was as if all fluid was lost at once but garage claims that it was pressure leak? Dealer and manufacturer have been notified. Another ford dealer had to tell me this was a refurbished transmission and to call them on it, which they admitted to on friday june 6th, 2003. The two-door model comes in a sport trim and seats four.
I of course had minor repair problems like brakes and taillights and things of that nature but nothing over a couple hundred bucks. Enter your personal 5 digit code. I'm done with American cars which aren't actually even made here! The emergency services arrived, extinguished the fire and collected witness statements. That was one of numerous problems that I had with the thing even before the warranty expired. When the first six strong stations are filled, the station stored in memory preset control 1 will start playing. No one was hurt in the incident and the frame was towed via aaa to a nearby automotive shop.
Not to mention rear interior door handles and locks that no longer work! I knows it's either the solenoids or the bores, anyone suggest best way to figure out which? I believe it to be a 5r55E. Mileage has dropped from 21 to 16 mpg which outrageous. Install the lamp assembly on liftgate with two screws. Park on a level surface, activate hazard flashers and set the parking brake. However, the air conditioning will only function if the outside temperature is about 6°C 43°F or higher. The car then would not move. Rewind The rewind control works in tape mode.
Get back out on the road by finding a new, used, or rebuilt Ford Explorer transmission on eBay from reliable sellers. Reviving old thread since there is so much conflicting info. If the side air bag has deployed, the air bag will not function again. The vehicle does have 59,000 miles on it. The previous was a 1998 Ford Ranger pickup.
Remember to figure in the tongue load of your loaded vehicle when figuring the total weight. Ford production and aftermarket Motorcraft oil filters are designed for added engine protection and long life. Consumer had been to the dealership on two separate occasions, but problem still occurring. We used a fire extinguisher to extinguish the flames on the ground, and attempted to open the hood. They will be in an accident or cause one. The four-door models hold five, with a three-place rear bench providing the additional position. The dealer replaced the gears in the transmission.
I have received no assistance whatso ever from them. Recently, I saw a couple trying to leave a store parking lot in their Ford Exploder and one of the rear wheels kept locking up on them. Department of Transportation requires Ford to give you the following information about tire grades exactly as the government has written it. Place the gearshift in N Neutral automatic transmission or depress the clutch manual transmission. Press the button during rewind or fast forward to stop the rewind or fast forward function. Hold the control to move through the frequencies quickly. Luckily I was about 1mile away from home.
I am very mad I think Ford is making a lot of junk this tranny for one. Turn off the ignition whenever you leave your vehicle. Transmission has failed in an intersection twice, and on a major highway at 60 mph. Prior to the fire, the engine would not start. Ts Complaint Number: 766105 Incident Date: July 17, 2002 Date Added to File: August 26, 2002 Description of the Complaint: Trandsmission failed, replaced by dealer, failed again, now currently at dealership with another failure. Looking forward to learning more about my Explorer. Protect yourself from engine heat.
Install the child safety seat in a seating position which is capable of providing a tether anchorage. The vehicle takes up to 2-5 seconds upon changing gears to reverse. New versions of both the Explorer and Mountaineer are expected during the 2001 model year, and the new ones will not share the same styling. See your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. Luckily I purchased an extended warranty at the time of purchase that covered the drivetrain until the vehicle reached 95,000 miles.
They refused to help and did absolutely nothing to make me satisfied. Please contact your dealer for further information. Slips consistently when shifting between second and third gear, rpms have to raise well above the necessary level to actuate the shifting mechanism, whether it may be valves or the bands. I think American car companies are a bunch of lazy, over-paid, crooks who don't deserve to be bailed out. The indicator light will flash green twice. Typical operating range will allow you to be up to 10 meters 33 feet away from your vehicle.