I Myself Have Owned 3 fords And Many Others In My Family Have Had Several ford Vehicles. When The Gear Is Placed Into Neutral, The Vehicle Drives In Reverse. How Is This Possible With All Proper Services At Sugested Milage? Within a year, I received a letter stating that Ford needed to add some type of fluid to the transmission. Then transmission over revs and does not shift properly. Found plenty of same type complaints online from 2007 and 2008 sport trac owners but Ford and their dealers try and convince me that there is no problem and they are not aware of others with same issues.
Last week all doors were froze. Nov 18, 2004 My 2001 Sport Trac 2wd Transmission Had To Be Rebuilt Because Of Defective Valve Body Gaskets. Needless To Say I Will Be Purchasing A New Car Soon, But Plan To Take My Business To Other Brands Dealerships. There are thousands of other Sport Trac owners getting stuck with bad transmissions. Jan 01, 2006 My 2001 ford explorer Sport Trac Has Been Idling Rough And Does Not Seem To Shift Gears Properly. The vehicle was not repaired.
When the gear is placed into drive, the vehicle operates in neutral. In eastern utah my transmission without warning just started slipping and I had to quickly manually down shift the automatic and hope that it would go to avoid getting broad sided by a semi that was bearing down on me. Ford has a very bad reputation and now I know why. The consequences are that I could hit a pedestrian or rear end a car, or wind-up in an intersection where cars are moving. I took my receipt into the Ford auto in St. This could be a safety issue if you really need to accelerate fast to get out of the way. The transmission has the characteristics of low transmission fluid level.
Numerous close calls when truck is slow to accelerate into traffic because it does not down shift to first gear after slowing to 3 miles per hour or lower like ever other vehicle I have owned. Never raced or towed heavy loads. This vehicle only has 46000 miles and has done very little light towing and no off roading etc. Remember That Moto, Quality Is Job 1. This truck has been pampered and all trans service was taken care of on sched. Aug 13, 2004 Traveling In The Slow Lane And Went To Pass Another Vehicle When Pressing On The Gas The Rpm Just Raced But The Truck Did Not? When the gear is placed into reverse, the vehicle remains in park.
Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Will contact dealer next week. Vehicle was purchased on 20011015. When the gear is placed into neutral, the vehicle drives in reverse. When The Transmission Indicator Lever Is Pulled To Change Gears, It Goes One Space Too Far.
Vehicle was purchased on 20010405. Vehicle was purchased on 20010610. Transmission mechanic said that the 4R55E and 5R55E transmissions are notorious for having faulty valve bodies which causes the clutches to burn up. Ford should address the issue with all transmissions in the explorer. As soon as that light started to flash the transmission started acting up. With only 56,000 on trunk.
There are thousands of other sport trac owners getting stuck with bad transmissions. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Took it back in again this time the downloaded a fix from Ford. The Ford manufacturer was aware of the failure, but could not assist because it was not a safety issue. When the vehicle was taken to the dealer, they determined the transmission needed to be replaced. It was not neglected in any way.
I currently own a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac with 46000 miles. Transmission Mechanic Said That The 4r55e And 5r55e Transmissions Are Notorious For Having Faulty Valve Bodies Which Causes The Clutches To Burn Up. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. There Are Technical Service Bulletins Out On This Tranny And I Have Researched And Discovered Many Others That Have The Same Problem. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.