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    1993 Explorer 4.0 CA code 214 low power

    1993 Explorer 4.0 CA with check engine light on and 10 percent loss of power, no noise or chirp. 2 experienced techs working on problem. What we did: Paper clip test for codes. KOEO 111, continuous memory 214. Checked for power and ground at Camshaft Position Sensor. Removed upper intake...
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    1996 4R55E trans leak / blow by?

    1996 4.0 4WD 4R55E 180k trans fluid all over bottom of trans and back of vehicle. Had to add a quart of ATF to get home. Last service was 10k ago. Dropped the pan, fluid was red and no burnt smell. Fair amount of fine metallic on the magnet. OD light is not on. Could I clean it up and route...
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    1996 4.0 trans leak.

    So where is the breather on a 1996 4R55E? Would anyone have a picture?
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    1996 4.0 trans leak.

    1996 4.0 4WD 4R55E 180k trans fluid all over bottom of trans and back of vehicle. Had to add a quart of ATF to get home. Last service was 10k ago. Dropped the pan, fluid was red and no burnt smell. Fair amount of fine metallic on the magnet. OD light is not on. Is the metal tube hanging...
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    Automatic transmission service question.

    With 24 years as a Ford factory rep and Ford service manger, here is what I feel is best for all cars and trucks. Every 30 K warm it up, drop the pan, clean it and replace the filter, and drain the torque convertor (yes a 2000 5.0 does have a TC drain plug). Then refill it with approx 12...
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    1996 4.0 4WD trans leak

    At 180K and fluid sprayed all over the back of the vehicle, has anyone had any luck with having the trans repaired, or should I have a rebuilt unit installed.
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    Dolly tow 1996 4.0 4WD

    Can I tow a 1996 4.0 4WD backed onto a dolly with front tires on the ground? thanks.
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    1996 4.0 auto harsh 2-1 downshift

    My 1996 4.0 auto with 170k has a harsh 2-1 downshift most times when braking to a normal stop. Recently purchased the vehicle and serviced the transmission. I have read the other threads and found no common conclusion. Thanks.
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