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Old 04-16-2011, 09:42 AM   #65
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Originally Posted by jmcrides03 View Post
i cant remember but did you use the same trans or did the zetec come with one attached?
focusmurdock do you have a check engine light ? if so getting those codes can help diagnose your problem
Their both the same. Your right. I ended up using the one that came attached. Sold old one. It was working when I sold it. Then once I installed motor, that trans was bad (no reverse, 3-4 gear). Then the guy who bought mine says shortly after that one died. Not sure how well these trans are! Cr@p. So, I just opted for a brand new trans with a 24/24k mile warranty. Couldn't beat the deal. $1250 installed out the door! Shifts really good now. A lot firmer than old trans.

I also had a check engine light. But, not at first.
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