Vehicle was purchased on 20010318. The service bulletin instructs dealers that in the event of a failure, to replace the mechanical diode with the sprag design. I Pulled Over At Bottom Of Hill And Checked Transm Fluid i Had Just Had It Serviced A Couple Weeks Before It Was Full And No Visible Signs Of Leakage. Had Trucked Towed By Aaa To Closest Dealer-crsytal ford. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. When decending a steep grade the automatic transmission fails to apply. Without parking brake assembly, down manual lever.
Called ford Customer Assistance But No Help. When you changed the power steering unit previously did you replace, not replenish, replace the fluid? This Is Ridiculous And Expensive. Your cylinders may also become scored, so check your spark plugs for anitfreeze. I Feel With The Coments Made By The Dealership And Towing Company And My Mech When I Got Home That ford Is Well Aware Of This Problem And Should Be Responsible For Not Only The Cost Of Replacment But A Replacment That Is Not Going To Go Out On Me In The Future. Check upper hose by squeezing to see if circulating and thermostat opens like it is supposed to-start there.
Buying a used 2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. Transmission Would Not Shift Out Of Second Gear. First off how many miles are on this thing cuz you might simply be looking a injector o-ring that are slowly leaking fuel into the coolant. I have added Lucas Power Steering Additive to some power steering untis that were on thei rlast legs to get them to last awhile longer. The Dealer Replaced The Transmission Pump, Torque Converter, And O- Rings. I Also Talked With The ford Dealer,who Denied Ever Hearing Of This Problem.
They Were Told By ford When Ordering Parts That The One-way Clutch That Failed Was A New Design In 1998. We know of others that are experiencing similar problems and we feel Ford needs to pay attention to this mecahnical failure, due to faulty production of these trucks with their transmissions. I Am Asking ford To Stand For The Cost Of Repairs Or Will Refer To Counsel To File A Deceptive Trade Practice Claim Against Them. This only works for the front sleeves as the back ones cannot be accessed. In addition, I understand that submitting the above information does not represent an obligation by any party to provide credit nor does it obligate me to accept any credit offered.
So according to you, that means you should flush it right? At The Light, I Proceeded Forward And Noticed My Vehicle Remained In First Gear, And Would Not Shift. All concur that Ford build an under performing transmission on that make and year, and that this truck is a common rebuild for them. I Found fords Tsb-01-13-5 On The Internet And Discussed This With The Dealership. Feb 11, 2006 We Have A 2001 ford f-250 Sd Truck That Has Had 3-4 Transmission Failures Since We Have Owned It. I Had The Vehicle Towed To The Local ford Dealership For A Diagnostic Evaluation.
It has been working fine ever since. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. It Is Time For A Voluntary Recall Or A Class Action Law Suit. In fact the representative was somewhat nasty in my opinion. All they did was call the dealership and relay the same information we had already given them.
I would add some to keep your injectors and other parts clean and working properly. Sept 07, 2005 While Driving At Approximately 50 Mph Transmission Shifted Into Second Gear. Aug 13, 2004 I Was Driving My ford 2001 F-250 Under Normal Operating Conditions When The Transmission Shifted Very Hard Shaking The Entire Vehicle And Started Making A Grinding Noise Then It Began To Shift Erratically. Consumer states recently when attempting a lane change at 70 mph, the rpms dropped to 600, consumer pumped the accelerator twice before the engine began to accelerate again, consumer states this is an intermittent problem. May 06, 2004 2001 ford Pickup F250 Super-duty 7. How many people have to be hurt, or potentially killed before Ford will issue a recall and stand behind their defective design? There are a multitude of complaints on this issue.
After test driving the vehicle with a rep from cottman transmission, he determined 2nd gear was lost and there might be other problems. This Continued To Occur Until I Was Able To Get Home. Vehicle was purchased on 20030927. The vehicle is a 2001 Ford F-250 with the 4r100 transmission. Mar 04, 2008 The Contact Owns A 2001 ford F-250 Super Duty.
June 13, 2004 I Was Heading Out On A Family Vacation With My 5th Wheel Camper. Since The Transmission Had Failed Just Recently Out Of Warranty They Refused To Pay For It Until I Told Them I Bought The Extended Warranty At The Purchase Time Of The Veichle. At another location or time, severe consequences could have occurred. If you detect carbon monoxide, the head is warped. On August 20, 2006 I Was Traveling Northbound Highway 49 In Auburn, California, From Bell Road. We were fortunate to get ourselves and our small children out of the truck in time.
Luckily Traffic Was Light And I Was Able To Egress To The Side Of The Road Without An Accident. This part breaks at no fault of owner yet manufacturer does not take responsability for part. Check also our 2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty manual transmission catalog. The nature of the failure was permanent gradually worsened. Dealer Will Not Fix Under Warranty.