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Old 01-22-2011, 08:49 PM
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4r100 check ***** in valve body

99' f-350 7.3 diesel .......Ok yesterday I pulled up to the store -- left truck running in park.. came back out put it in drive .. nothing .. like its in neutral... but it did have low gear so drove it home slowly in low... fluid level good. Never had any problems before .. then all at once ??? pulled the pan today dropped the valve body .. found one of the 3 feed bolts a tad loose ( finger loose) .. tightened it back up ... now heres the problem . after dropping the accumulater plate i only had 7 ---5/16" Checkballs on the floor in the fluid puddle and all the info i can find on the web shows 8 .. but I cant find info on the 99' model .. anybody got the info on how many I should have ?? and location. I have found some pics showing 8 .. If i'm suppose to have 8 then I'm screwed.. if 7 which one do I leave out ? any one of you tranny guys have a spare 5/16" ball you could send me if I need an 8th one ? thanks ... gonna have to walk to work if I cant get this fixed quick...
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Old 01-22-2011, 11:43 PM
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5/16" seems kinda large. In any case I have a few extra checkballs from a recent rebuild but they are 7/32". If you can use one I'd be happy to send it to you.
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Old 01-23-2011, 08:06 AM
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they definately are 5/16" ... they measure .312 .. the holes that they cover are very large also . the smallest ***** this tranny uses is 1/4" . I'm afraid the 7/32 ball would fall thru the hole . but thanks for the offer...
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Old 01-23-2011, 09:44 AM
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Here ya go this should be what you need.




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Old 01-23-2011, 01:13 PM
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thanks alot man thats great - now it looks like I gotta find me a .312 ball check ..... no ford dealers for 40 miles in any direction..gonna have to see what I can do after work tommorrow to try and get to one....
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Old 01-23-2011, 04:30 PM
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Thanks everyone for the responses and photos.. I'll be reassembling today .. crossing my fingers
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:26 AM
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update . Tightened forward clutch feed screw - put valve body back in ..and went from no drive at all to drives like a new one...
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forward s rew

My pickup did the same thing... just So i don't screw up where is that screw at
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