f250 auto slams into gear - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums



f250 auto slams into gear

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-30-2001, 01:48 PM
shiffer shiffer is offline
New User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 2
shiffer is starting off with a positive reputation.
f250 auto slams into gear

does anyone know if this is a electrical problem or a transmition problem? speedomiter does not work/ trans slams/ until it warms up, then it works fine. F250 4x4 auto(heavy 250). THANKS,DAN
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-03-2002, 09:02 PM
Mark Kovalsky's Avatar
Mark Kovalsky Mark Kovalsky is online now
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: SE Florida
Posts: 15,785
Mark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputation
f250 auto slams into gear

It's probably the vehicle speed sensor. It's located on top of the rear differential.

When the sensor isn't working right the speedometer doesn't work and the computer doesn't know how fast the truck is going, either. It needs to know this to know when and how to shift the transmission.

A new sensor is well under $20. I recommend changing it. It's an easy 5 minute job. There is one electrical connector and one bolt.

Mark
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-04-2002, 01:56 AM
ludis ludis is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 508
ludis is starting off with a positive reputation.
f250 auto slams into gear

Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Zf5 transmission problems Sabgut Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 21 06-01-2017 02:52 AM
Do you need to slam your doors to close? jep 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 22 02-18-2017 08:34 PM
E4OD PROBLEMS NEED ADVICE. 94OBS351W 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 6 06-10-2016 09:18 AM
6-speed transmission not shifting properly tuscany 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 49 03-21-2014 08:41 PM
2001 f250 v10 tranny problem Spearman25 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 11 05-18-2013 07:41 AM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums >

Tags
automatic, f150, ford, gear, slams, 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 Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:18 PM.