Dismiss Notice



Register Today It's free! This box will disappear once registered!

Transmission Behavior Change After Extended Highway Driving

Discussion in 'Stock 2006 -2010 Explorers' started by pzy3339, December 4, 2018.

  • Searches ExplorerForum.com
    ?

    Have you had this issue?

    1. yes

      0 vote(s)
      0.0%
    2. no

      0 vote(s)
      0.0%
    3. im a turtle

      2 vote(s)
      100.0%
    1. pzy3339

      pzy3339 Active Member

      Joined:
      November 29, 2012
      Messages:
      244
      Likes Received:
      1
      Trophy Points:
      18
      City, State:
      columbus ohio
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      2006, 4x4 Limited 4.6
      Does anyone else have issues with shifting after being in overdrive for a while on the highway?

      I have been driving this thing for 6 years, 75k miles, this issue has been present the whole time.

      After an hour or so on the highway the shift out of the top two gears occasionally gets kinda clunky.

      I have never had this happen while towing, no matter how far or how heavy, only when its in OD for an hour plus. Its like it gets stuck in overdrive.
       
    2. Support EF

      Join the Elite Explorers for $20

      Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more. Join Today. Your support is greatly appreciated.



    3. Gorb

      Gorb Member

      Joined:
      January 30, 2014
      Messages:
      64
      Likes Received:
      2
      Trophy Points:
      8
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      2006 Ford Explorer
      5 speed or 6 speed?
       
    4. Explorer_PL

      Explorer_PL Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 16, 2007
      Messages:
      2,440
      Likes Received:
      111
      Trophy Points:
      83
      City, State:
      Rockland County, NY
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      06EB V8 & 07EB V6
      it's a v8 so 6 speed
      I have not noticed any changes on mine.
       
    5. 07EddyB

      07EddyB Active Member

      Joined:
      November 18, 2011
      Messages:
      637
      Likes Received:
      51
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Bowling Green, KY
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      2007 Ford Explorer 4.6 V8
      I have not had that problem.

      Maybe it's because I'm a turtle?
       
    6. pzy3339

      pzy3339 Active Member

      Joined:
      November 29, 2012
      Messages:
      244
      Likes Received:
      1
      Trophy Points:
      18
      City, State:
      columbus ohio
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      2006, 4x4 Limited 4.6
      To clarify, I bought it with 125k miles on it, and have added 75k to that. Rolling over 200k soon, still runs awesome, just shifts stupid some times.

      Like I said though, it has been doing that the whole time.

      6 speed, V8.

      This issue only happens after its been in overdrive at 65+ for an extended period of time. If it needs to kick down for a hill or a pass the disengage from overdrive is a bit rough. It also feels sluggish for a bit when you get off the freeway.

      Maybe getting too hot?
       
    7. pzy3339

      pzy3339 Active Member

      Joined:
      November 29, 2012
      Messages:
      244
      Likes Received:
      1
      Trophy Points:
      18
      City, State:
      columbus ohio
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      2006, 4x4 Limited 4.6
      Thanks for the feedback

      I too, am a turtle.
       
    8. pzy3339

      pzy3339 Active Member

      Joined:
      November 29, 2012
      Messages:
      244
      Likes Received:
      1
      Trophy Points:
      18
      City, State:
      columbus ohio
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      2006, 4x4 Limited 4.6
      6 speed, V8
       

    Share This Page







    We Support Our Troops!