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07-06-2015 08:10 AM
amc49 At 183,000 miles the odds are that anything wrong there will be from wear rather than electrical..............several places for that to happen at high miles on these.
07-05-2015 10:28 PM
colemanba1979
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Originally Posted by sailor View Post
Go ahead & throw a set of "coil pigtails" on that duratec, not likely to solve anything unless mice chewed them off but what do we know?

Oops - gave you an answer you didn't want....
Love this guy!!! Maybe you should read through the posts about ripped o-rings inside the connectors....Sorry if I'm trying to get it running right for the next person...
06-18-2015 04:36 AM
amc49 Lol.

Someone has obviously never checked the success rate of even the best trans shops around, they themselves have maybe only a 50% success rate and why they commonly replace the entire trans now, they cannot find out what is wrong with them and very common.
06-18-2015 12:56 AM
sailor Go ahead & throw a set of "coil pigtails" on that duratec, not likely to solve anything unless mice chewed them off but what do we know?

Oops - gave you an answer you didn't want....
06-18-2015 12:07 AM
colemanba1979
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Originally Posted by Marde View Post
Congrats ErinP. Replaced Solenoid A and B right? Good job.



ATX trans issues are one problem that I fully support "throwing solenoids at it". Mostly because of the looming prices you might pay a professional shop to properly diag and fix a trans problem... and other factors too. However, your earlier post does not lead me to believe you have a trans problem that solenoid replacement might fix.

Have you created your own thread yet... where you have detailed your car symptoms and history? If not, you might get better help with your own thread.
Well, I threw down and replaced them all and still no fix. Also, bought some coil pigtails I'll throw at it next week when the weather picks up. Yeah, solenoids didn't do the trick, but when I sell it, it'll almost be a brand newish car!
I haven't created my own thread on it because half the people couldn't work under a good shade tree, another quarter are professional focus genius wannabes that all say... read through the posts, and the other quarter say something they heard once from a guy they know about a story their best friends uncle told them about a ford escort that they worked on once.

But, at least the thread on transmission fluid changes was informative. Thanks!
06-02-2015 09:57 AM
JONNY750 Thanks I did placed it neutral saw the timing marks and replace it with the marks aligned
06-02-2015 05:22 AM
amc49 It has to be adjusted properly too.
06-01-2015 09:16 PM
JONNY750 Does not always shift hard out of first
06-01-2015 09:00 PM
JONNY750
trans problems

2001 zx3 shifts hard out of 1st. any ideas
had po705 code replaced range module still the same
Thanks for time
04-26-2015 12:10 AM
Ex-Calif Drove it again tonight. Definitely 2-3. Only happens under lighter acceleration. Moderate acceleration or heavy acceleration it shifts clean - Intuition would say a pressure problem. Higher rpm = higher pressure?

Sold my '67 Chevelle for $1500 in 1981. Shoulda put it in a barn...

Also put a 400 small block in a Datsun pickup but that's another story for another forum - LOL...
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