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Old 09-10-2012, 04:29 PM   #11
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I would shop around, I have seen transmissions with fewer miles cheaper than that.....

But then again you're not really paying for the transmission you are paying for labor.
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Old 09-10-2012, 06:39 PM   #12
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Well i brought it into ammco today. The guy said he thought it could be the computer or a solenoid. He said he needed to get a wiring diagram before he new if it was or not. Any info based off that?
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Solenoids have always been a problem in these transmissions
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Well i brought it into ammco today. The guy said he thought it could be the computer or a solenoid. He said he needed to get a wiring diagram before he new if it was or not. Any info based off that?
I think that's what I'm hoping for at this point. Replacing a solenoid shouldn't be to expensive, especially compared to rebuilding the transmission right? Would a bad solenoid cause the banging/clunking from P-R and R-N-D?
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I think that's what I'm hoping for at this point. Replacing a solenoid shouldn't be to expensive, especially compared to rebuilding the transmission right? Would a bad solenoid cause the banging/clunking from P-R and R-N-D?
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Harsh shifting from Neutral/Park to drive/reverse is usually bad accumulators.

What are the problems you are having with the transmissions.
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Well its been "slamming" into reverse and in between N and R+D same thing. Eagle transmission also said that it over revs between 2nd and 3rd gears. Bit the bullet and dropped it off at Ford this morning, hopefully by late afternoon I'll have a diagnosis.
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The banging from N/P to drive or reverse could be bad accumulators or it could be an improperly installed motor mount.

The over revving, if it's a shift flare, could very well be caused by bad solenoids in the transmission.
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The banging from N/P to drive or reverse could be bad accumulators or it could be an improperly installed motor mount.

The over revving, if it's a shift flare, could very well be caused by bad solenoids in the transmission.
Thanks for the replies Miller.

I had two of the motor mounts replaced last week, but the problem is still there. Possibly due to them being installed incorrectly, but I'd hope they had that done correctly. Hopefully it ends up being solenoids, that seems to be the cheapest repair that I'll be faced with.

I'll be sure to update once I get the diagnosis from Ford.
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UPDATE: So, Aamco called me back this afternoon. He said that after looking at the diagrams and whatnot, he is confident it is not an internal problem. He suspects that it is either the computer or valve body. It will cost $275 to have Aamco test for which it is.
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