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New guy here, fantastic amount of information here.
I have a 03 Explorer with 150k on a 5R55W. It has the 2-3 flare issue. The plan was to replace it with a rebuild but if I can diagnose the fault I might just try a repair.
So far, the pan is off and it's clean aside from some clutch...