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Old 10-25-2011, 03:41 AM
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Hey, Okay, I've got a 1997 F-250 Diesel, 4X4. Its got 286,000 on motor and 64k on transmission. I've been having problems with it fully shifting into overdrive, the rpms rise considerably at highway speeds. Warmup time and temperature don't seem to be a factor. Because it will shift fine one day and not the next. I would like for one of you to say something, like its a sensor problem, and not inside the tranny. All help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance ROB. Oh yeah, fluid is good.
Old 10-25-2011, 04:20 AM
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There is alot of info on here about E4OD transmission issues and fixes. Try doing an advanced search in the 87-96 section.

Pull the codes and see what comes up also.

E4ODs sure can be a PITA at times.
Old 10-25-2011, 08:24 AM
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Just for giggles see if it will make the shift by pulling the lever toward yourself like your taking it out of park. Tell tail sign its the wires in the column. 286K on that lever the wires are bound to be the issue. But it could be anything also.

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