While torque does not peak on the 6. The engine died while going down hill to a stop at times, the vehicle stuck in 4X4 low, driver door molding was coming a loose, head light was inoperative at times and the switch was replaced, the rear door did not line properly and leaked air therefore both rear door upper seals were adjusted. Vehicle was purchased on 20040722. Yesterday my alternator failed, the batteries went dead and the truck died. To check the fluid level properly, the transmission will need to be fully warmed up.
Fluid too high doesn't normally cause slipping, however you'll still need to drain some out as it can lead to other problems. It was a misrepresentation of what they wanted to fit an infant child into. Never have used biofuel in anything. When I tried to remove from 4x4 it would not release. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. I found transmission fluid on my garage floor, took the truck to the dealer for repair. The truck at this time did not restart.
The key to avoiding problems with the 6. What you'll want to do is start at the transmission and work your way up to the engine bay following the wires checking for any cuts or chaffing. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. A common perspective, in which we support, is that the 6. If your truck feels like its slipping, you'll want to limit driving to a bare minimum to prevent any additional damage. This is pretty time intensive as there is a lot of wires that run from the transmission to other places. I have contacted a lawyer and he is dealing with other clients with the same issue.
Vehicle Returned With No Diagnostics. A solenoid that has completely failed will normally cause you to get stuck in a certain gear. Did you resolve your problem? I took the truck to mike davidson ford the next morning aug. With only 12,000 miles on vehicle. If any tuning or programming modifications are to be performed, head studs are highly recommended. When in doubt, a multimeter can help tell you if a wire is good or bad. In addition, transmission fluid doesn't naturally burn off like engine oil so you'll want to be on the lookout for a leak as well.
Jan 03, 2005 There Are Toxic Fumes Coming Through The Defroster When It Is Turned On. Poor oil quality can also clog the oil side of the cooler, and occasionally the oil cooler gaskets have been known to fail. Vehicle returned with no diagnostics. I wanted to know if other new Ford trucks equiped the same way were having simular problems. Ford dealer was aware of the problem, and transmission has to be rebuilt. Despite an overwhelming number of problems, the 6. To reduce the chance of failure, change your engine oil and coolant at Ford's recommended intervals.
Complaint Number: 10120445 Incident Date: March 28, 2005 Date Added to File: May 9, 2005 Description of the Complaint: The consumer purchased a truck from ford because of a rear child safety restraint. I have returned the truck to Ford for repair numerous times and Ford has not been able to repair the problem. Archoil is amongst the leading manufacturers of stiction eliminating oil additives, and we use their religiously. I found transmission fluid on my garage floor, took the truck to the dealer for repair. It is essentially a heat exchanger, in which coolant and exhaust gases flow through. It sounded like someone hit the vehicle.
I was advised to pay for the repair and maybe there will be a recall at a future date, at which point I would be reimbursed. Metal flakes were found in the transmission fluid from in the pan. If not, check out our step by step guide on how to diagnose and. Started shuddering a bit while going from park, drive to reverse. Dealer had truck 21 days to rebuild transmission, again solenoid assembly replaced after that replaced wiring harness. Had to dispatch another ambulance to the call. I have found someone that can fix my tank for less money, but I would like results and this needs to be addressed before someone does get killed, if they haven't already.
Driver Stated There Was A Real Bad Jerk. Jan 18, 2004 While Driving Up A Hill There Was Erratic Behavior In The Transmission That Caused Inconsistency In The Shifting. In looking on internet there are many people with same problem. Truck is still making the same noise but now has started to get louder, truck also now after the dealer update the flash has no power, and is hard to start. This article will cover how to figure out what that warning light means without having to pay someone. There are a number of options out there and many of the rebuilds are of higher quality than the originals.
Upon inspection the dealership determined the transmission failed. The following 2004 Ford vehicles may have defective 6. Complaint Number: 10112077 Incident Date: November 5, 2004 Date Added to File: February 23, 2005 Description of the Complaint: Purchased a ford f250 crew cab 4x4 with 6. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Both are prone to failure, the common culprit being soot buildup.
Two days later the truck did the same thing, and I was driving at 25mph, truck would not run any faster, then the truck stalled in the middle of a two lane road. This article applies to the Ford Super Duty 2004-2014. A shuddering transmission can mean costly repairs so you'll want to diagnose it as soon as possible! Towed the iunit to a local dealer. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Problems with this solenoid can cause and inability to shift, rough shifts and related error codes. Vehicle had been to ford 4 times.