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  1. Mark Kovalsky
    05-22-2016 06:36 AM - permalink
    Mark Kovalsky
    At the least you'll need to replace the converter AND tear the trans down and clean everything. While it is all apart, rebuild it with old parts? Especially since it could be that the trans has failed, not the converter. The only way to know if the trans or the converter is the problem is to take the trans completely apart.
  2. Austin Williams
    05-21-2016 11:17 PM - permalink
    Austin Williams
    Also tow haul still flashing
  3. Austin Williams
    05-21-2016 11:17 PM - permalink
    Austin Williams
    Hey Mark I have a 2005 F250 6.0 with the 5R100 Tow haul light started flashing and truck shifting bad and had delay going into drive or reverse and noticed trans is getting too hot like wothin 5 miles easily 180 degrees. Trans fluid was darker than should be and had kind of friciton material in it. We flushed it and changed fluid. Hooked up to scanner got some codes for tcc and e solenoid replaced them and temp sensor. Now truck shifts great but still throwing code P01744 and overheating should Inreplace torque convertor or just get new tranny
  4. schoo
    05-06-2016 07:47 PM - permalink
    schoo
    Thanks mark
  5. schoo
    05-06-2016 05:41 PM - permalink
    schoo
    I'm finding what you mean by pushing in the same way the column on the van it had linkage shifter, the 92 Tbird cable has a little different range in the pattern
    Another ? Did ford make longer cables for the shifter the one I got was from a 92 Tbird only 24" or so
  6. schoo
    05-06-2016 04:12 PM - permalink
    schoo
    Hi mark my name is roy I have a ? About a shifter for an aod from a 89 e250 it was a column shifter, I'm putting it in my 49 F 1 /302 if I change to a cable/floor shifter do I need to change the arm coming out of the tranny or can I bolt/clip to the existing tranny arm
  7. JKerouac
    05-05-2016 02:56 PM - permalink
    JKerouac
    Thanks very much for your time and consideration, Mark.
  8. JKerouac
    05-05-2016 04:14 AM - permalink
    JKerouac
    Hello Mark,

    I'm trying to help a friend who's had a lot of bad luck and, due to this fact, is very short on money. He recently inherited a '97 F250 Extended Cab 4x4 with the 7.3L Diesel and the E40D. The truck in question sat for a year before my friend got it due to an electrical issue -- that problem has since been repaired. The present complaint is a slow shift from 3rd to 4th. When he drives the truck slowly, the transmission shifts smoothly, apparently, but when the truck isn't babied, he hears an audible humming and experiences a delay in the 3rd to 4th shift. I'd greatly appreciate your thoughts on this issue, and would also like to ask you if changing the transmission fluid (ATF) and the transmission filter could possibly have any kind of negative effects.

    Thanks very much for your consideration...
  9. jwt27ta6
    04-28-2016 06:37 PM - permalink
    jwt27ta6
    Yeh, that is my thoughts too...the tunes. I can't really REMOVE the tunes cause I replaced my split-shots with single-shot injectors...so have to have some tunes for the engine to run right. But, I will try some of the original tunes I got. So, you don't think this is a valve body issue? or clogged filter? or TC? 1 other symptom is it seems to slip for a second btwn 1-2nd...usually more so when warmed up......again PHP says that isn't their issue, but a tranny issue. They said they even removed the "delay" setting.
  10. jwt27ta6
    04-28-2016 04:59 PM - permalink
    jwt27ta6
    Mr Mark, Hello, sir. What would cause not shifting to the next gear at WOT or anywhere near it? 2002 Excursion 7.3L, 37" tires, Jasper rebuilt sometime ago 4R100 with John Woody Valve Body, running PHP Tunes. PHP swears it isn't there tunes & that it is already programmed with 1-3mph sooner shifting. There is no slipping even when towing, no codes, runs great & powerful at all other times....just won't shift to next gear near or at WOT (even when get to 3200+ RPM's)....yes, I know, that is basically redlining it, which is why I want to fix it. Any help would be much appreciated, sir. Jeff

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  • About Mark Kovalsky
    Biography
    Former Ford automatic transmission engineer.
    Location
    SE Florida
    Interests
    Flying, Antique cars and fire trucks.
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    FL
    Country
    USA
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    Econline or E-Series
    Year
    2002
    Current Mileage
    125,000 - 149,999
    Miles per year
    0 - 999
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    Mark
    Former Ford Automatic Transmission Engineer 1988 - 2007

    “The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

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