Then check the speed sensor and make sure those pins arnt damaged or corroded. Posted on Oct 18, 2009 Its cold start issues:---- Go through the list of help links mentioned below:---- Click the link :---- Cold start problem and vehicle shudder around 2500 to 3500 rpms ---------- Low idle when cold out side? Has led to nearly being rearended on several occasions. I would be checking the vehicle speed sensor if you ddint replace it already. Dealer admitted they heard a noise. Foot must be applied firmly on brake pedal at traffic lights for the duration of the stop for fear of vehicle lurching forward and hitting car in front. Owner has taken vehicle in for corrective action several times, however nothing has changed. However I hear now that some salvage yards won't sell one with a warranty because of the failure history.
The probem is that the primary gear in that chain of gears cannot be replaced uness the entire transmission is disassembed Alright, I've checked all the wiring and related connectors, nothing seems to be the problem there. As far as two sensors, here is what I found. You can get a used one out of the early model ford Explorers 92-94 with automatic transmissions. By the late 90's it became a complete failure to engage at all. How do I go about removing the wires from the plug? I'm racking my brain here, thanks. This caused the truck to jerk, lose control and the rear end to go out. Then, locked out other gears.
The transmission would obviosly be run low on fluid when the rear seal completely blows out of it seat. Also idles hard upon startup and 4x4 does not always engage - dealer also said can't repeat the problem. I am hoping that you will do whats right and help me get this matter resolved by informing my extended warrantee provider that this insident was unavoidable. And not the aerosol cans of flush you buy at the parts store. Man I've about hadit with this car. I have an extended warranty policy, however, they are not willing to cover the transmission because they feel the transmission was deliberately run with out fluid.
I checked the shift lever Transmission Range Sensor on the transaxle and moved it by hand while my wife sat in the drivers seat - same result. There is a whining noise when turning steering wheel. We rebuilt the transmission and a week later we are having the same problem. Transmission problem 1999 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic I have a 1999 taurus with 129,000 miles on it. So what he said is correct.
Not able to repair problem. I've owned it for 2 years and in those two years spent over 3000 dollars repairing it. This all happened unknowingly while driving down the highway at 75 mph. When I shift into reverse or drive, I can feel the engine shudder slightly like normal as it engages, but the car will not move. Primary solution is to flush the tranny.
After driving home one day, we get in to leave and the car will not move in any gear - as though it was in neutral. The right front brake hose had collapsed and overheated the right front, melting the abs wire, yet the abs light hasn't come on. Could a abs wheel sensor cause this? Any shop will tell you to try a fluid and filter change. Would either stop or slow down vehicle and shift into another gear. Also dont jam something inside the connector to get the pins.
I have an extended warranty policy, however, they are not willing to cover the transmission because they feel the transmission was deliberately run with out fluid. Also, if you have any other ideas or advice, it would all be greatly appreciated. I am hoping that you will do whats right and help me get this matter resolved by informing my extended warrantee provider that this insident was unavoidable. It can foam if it is to full, causing similar problems as being to low. This car if the transmission is original should have a torque converter drain. Now the truck start on it's own.
Nov 25, 2010 Do you have a check engine light on? Well it was missing and that was the problem. A filter you can change like your oil filter. I have had similar problems before. Both those gears are plastic, and they do break sometimes. The consumer could hear clicks under the dash while this was happening which resulted in the battery being drained. Drill bit is not good.
The overdrive light starts blinking I bet when you drive it on the interstate at highway speeds for about 5 or more miles. Dealer admitted they heard a noise. Consumer asked for a new rear end, and dealer denied the part. No noise - no grinding, whining, etc. And as always, if you need assistance in determining the correct parts for you, give us a call or send an e-mail to and we would be happy to help. No metal pieces are in it either - just regular light wear dust.