Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 1987 - 1996 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 and larger pickups - including the 1997 heavy-duty F250/F350+ trucks

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-11-2009, 07:26 PM
Hilux Hilux is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Coos Bay
Posts: 38
Hilux is starting off with a positive reputation.
1996 E4OD solenoid block in older E4OD transmission

Will a solenoid block from a 1996 E4OD transmission work on an older E4OD transmission ? the junk yard sold me an older pre 95 E4OD trans and the solenoid block connector is different on the 95 and 96 trucks so now I am wondering if I can just change out blocks .
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-11-2009, 07:34 PM
Race4Fun Race4Fun is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 27
Race4Fun is starting off with a positive reputation.
I have the same situation I got the plug off the older donor truck and spliced it into my wiring harness. The truck backed out of shop and then went a few feet & now won't move. See my post 95 to 93 E40D swap. I think you may need to put the newer block in. Can Anyone help this guy and possibly me to.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-11-2009, 08:02 PM
Hilux Hilux is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Coos Bay
Posts: 38
Hilux is starting off with a positive reputation.
I am about to say screw it and just put my 5 speed in it I have laying around from my 93 Ford project . all I should need then is a computer .
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-11-2009, 09:32 PM
95F350XL 95F350XL is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Belle Mead NJ
Posts: 2,026
95F350XL has a good reputation on FTE.95F350XL has a good reputation on FTE.95F350XL has a good reputation on FTE.
I put in a 90 E4OD into my 95 F350, and I used my selonid pack from the 95 trans. The 90's 1 was different, and had different plugs in it. Just swap whatever pack you need into the trans. Its all the same valve body and such. Mine been good for 2 years now. Put a shift kit in while your at it, makes the trans so much better then the slow, sloppy, shiftin trans come alive.

Also had to change the switch and linkage on the trans, was also different.
__________________
1991 F350 XLT Lariat 7.5L ZF 4x4 Headman Mids, True Dual 3" With Flowmaster Single Chamber, 16.5x10 AR Baja, 37x12.5 GY Wranger MT's
1999 F250SD 6.8L 4R100, Stainless Shortys, Stainless header back, Magnaflow Highflow cat, Magnaflow XL Muffler, 16.5x10 AR Baja, 37x12.5 GY MTR
88 Stang 347, 91 Grand Marquis, 03 Mazdaspeed Protege, 05 GSXR750
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-11-2009, 09:39 PM
LCAM-01XA LCAM-01XA is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 4,802
LCAM-01XA has a very good reputation on FTE.LCAM-01XA has a very good reputation on FTE.LCAM-01XA has a very good reputation on FTE.
Hilux, it is my understanding that the reason for the different connectors is so that you can't swap the solenoid packs easy, IIRC in the earlier setups the circuit protections are built into the solenoid pack, and the newer style the protections are in the ECM - if you put in a new-style pack with an old-style ECM you will have no circuit protections and you may fry something. I do believe tho the opening in the trans case is the same, in which case you should be able to just put in your new solenoid pack in the older-style trans, but there may be some check ***** above the separator plate that should not be there for the new-style pack to work... I'm thinking we need to get Mark Kowalsky to shed some light on this sunject.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-11-2009, 09:54 PM
95F350XL 95F350XL is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Belle Mead NJ
Posts: 2,026
95F350XL has a good reputation on FTE.95F350XL has a good reputation on FTE.95F350XL has a good reputation on FTE.
As I said in my post, I put a 95 pack into a 90 trans, and it works just fine, the ck ***** are in the same spot on the 90 and 95 trans. All the parts are the same, the case, main valve body, and the accumulator valve body.
__________________
1991 F350 XLT Lariat 7.5L ZF 4x4 Headman Mids, True Dual 3" With Flowmaster Single Chamber, 16.5x10 AR Baja, 37x12.5 GY Wranger MT's
1999 F250SD 6.8L 4R100, Stainless Shortys, Stainless header back, Magnaflow Highflow cat, Magnaflow XL Muffler, 16.5x10 AR Baja, 37x12.5 GY MTR
88 Stang 347, 91 Grand Marquis, 03 Mazdaspeed Protege, 05 GSXR750
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-12-2009, 03:11 PM
Hilux Hilux is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Coos Bay
Posts: 38
Hilux is starting off with a positive reputation.
I just ordered a refurbished solenoid block from NAPA it should be here in a day or two .
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 10-12-2009, 03:31 PM
linckeil linckeil is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 229
linckeil is starting off with a positive reputation.
the e4od has seen many upgrades since its introduction in 1989 right through the 1995 model year. for a good introduction, read this:

An Introduction to the E4OD Transmission - Baumann Electronic Controls, LLC
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 10-12-2009, 04:38 PM
doom899's Avatar
doom899 doom899 is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 78
doom899 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by 95F350XL View Post
I put in a 90 E4OD into my 95 F350, and I used my selonid pack from the 95 trans. The 90's 1 was different, and had different plugs in it. Just swap whatever pack you need into the trans. Its all the same valve body and such. Mine been good for 2 years now. Put a shift kit in while your at it, makes the trans so much better then the slow, sloppy, shiftin trans come alive.

Also had to change the switch and linkage on the trans, was also different.
How did you make the speedometer work from the mechanical 90 to the digital 96? I have a chance to get a 96 tranny for my 90 but the speedometer would have to go from digital to mechanical, unless the mechanical can be converted?
__________________
- 90 F150 XLT Lariat - Junk E4OD - 4.9L -
New sensors, new gas tanks, new fuel delivery modules, new fuel filter, new bed bolts, new Egr valve, refurbished injectors, and ridiculously clean intake manifold.
Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-2009, 04:38 PM
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks

Tags
1996, 2004, balls, block, ck, e4od, ford, place, pre, solinoid, transmission

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:09 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup