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    '01 Explorer ST Transmission Swap - Missing sensor hole.

    Hiya! I am doing a transmission swap on my 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac (5R55E), and I noticed that on my replacement unit, there is a missing sensor above the shifter. The replacement transmission is coming from a 1999 Ford Explorer XLT Limited, if that is helpful. Is there any way around...
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    swapping a 2004 explorer transmission in a 2003

    I posted this on an explorer FB page already, but I figured I'd get some more recommendations here. I have a 03 4.0 4x4 that the OD band broke and shot metal through the transmission. I was originally planning on rebuilding it myself, but would rather swap in a good trans and save a lot of time...
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    Auto Trans Downshifts

    Hello, I have a 1992 Explorer 4x4 with an auto trans and recently it started what seems to be downshifting to a lower gear on its own when driving down the street. Havent had any other issues with the trans since I have owned it which has been several years now. When I first got the Expo I...
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    Help with Transmission removal

    Hello im in the process of removing by auto trans form an 02 sport. Ultimately the trans will be scrapped and switched with a manual. I have all the bell housing bolts out and the trans still wont come off. Tried prying, banging and ratchet straps. Ive done this once before (not the manual swap...
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    2002 Explorer 4.6L takes longer to shift. O/D light flickers misfire cylinder 4

    Hello, I'm new to this forum. Today I bought a 2002 explorer with 142,000 miles. I have a youngreat family and I plan to use the Explorer to pull a 6×12 enclosed trailer 2500 miles across the country to relocate. When I got the Explorer the engine light came up with a cylinder 4 misfire. Now...
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    Trans Slip turning left

    Hi everyone, First time posting, had a bit of an issue with my 96 explorer today. I went to take a relatively sharp left hand corner, not slow but not too fast either wasn't hooning around or anything, and I heard a sharp squealing noise, went to accelerate and the transmission had slipped...
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    5r55e - Installation Lessons Learned - HELP!

    2004 sport XLT 4.0 - 180,000 the transmission started acting up. Initially it slipped and I got the blinking o/d light like so many others. With some experimentation, I found that I could drive the tuck fine as long as I operated it manually. I would have to start off in low with the o/d...
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    problems with transmission

    I'm having problems first j got screwed when I traded for it which has barely been two weeks and already a tranny because mine would not shit into o/d and staryin whinny carried it to a transmission shop they said I needed a new tranny so I got a used one got it n and nothing changed so I've...
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    Help, oil leak!

    Hi friends! My 99' EB X is leaking tansmission oil :( Do I need to take off the tranny to fix that? :eek: It has the V8 with almost 200k miles on it. Also I think rear axle is leaking because it is too moist but, I can't see any drop or anything Please this is driving me crazy! I will...
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    Trans problem

    I have a 94 explorer but do not know which trans I have. I was driving down the road the other day when the truck died I put it in neutral and started the truck up but when dropping it into drive or any of the drive gears she just dies without any sounds. I have been told by 3 different people...
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    Coolant in Trans lines?

    My concern: I see fresh coolant "seeping" from the upper transmission cooler line going into the radiator. From everything I read on here, the ATF pressure should be high enough that if the radiator tank (or gasket?) were to break the barrier between coolant and ATF lines that ATF would seep...
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    1996 Ranger. Clutch MC replacement, HELP!

    I am in the process of replacing the clutch master cylinder in my 96 ranger, i have disconnected everything from the pedal but i cant get the hydrolic lines off of the slave cylinder, any and all suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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    Help Engiune Chugging TRANs issue?

    I have a 07 eddie bauer 4.6l with 78,000 recently it seems to be chugging almost like a sputter when im in 4th or 5th gear 40-60 also if i step on the gas hard it slips out feel like the trans droped on the road. I recently put a K&N intake on it and also and flowmaster 50 series on i removed...
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    It has reverse but won't shift into drive.

    I have a '94 explorer 4wd auto trans. It will shift into reverse or park with only a slight 4sec delay but OD, D, 2, and 1 give it a 90sec to never delay on the shift. Once in gear It shifts just smooth between 1, 2, 3, etc.... It has ATF and I changed the trans vacuum modulator. I think it...
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    A4ld Torn gaskets...

    Hello everyone, well after rebuilding my trans(waiting to put back in) i decided to post some pics of the old gaskets... Can anyone tell me what these tears could/would do? I already know what they caused i just would like to get someone elses opinion.. .:p: here are the pics...
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    Needs tips on replacing engine

    Hi everyone. I am going to attempt to replace my 4.6 in my 02 explorer. Does anyone have experience replacing one before?? Do I need to take the trans out first?? Is there any tricks or tips you can share?? I bought a Haynes manual. And it says the trans needs removed. I'm not sure why this is...
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    99 sohc auto fluid level>? help please

    i have a 99 sohc auto i did a trans swap and started filling it with fluid .i was able to drain cooler,i put 5 quarts of fluid in it already and still no reading on the stick.the fluid is not on the ground or in the radiator so where is it going .any help would greatly appreciated
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    a4ld tranny swap

    Ok so Im sick of fiddling with that stupid transmission, It takes forever to engage and it wont shift out of first when its cold unless i manually override it. I have heard you could swap a 700r4 transmission or a c5. If someone had a link to a write up with pictures, or tell me exactly what...
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    99 explorer wont budge???????????????????

    i have a 99 explorer sohc 4wd that does absoulutley nothing when you put it in gear its an automatic.the linkage is fine when you try to put it in gear there is no noise no jolt no rpm change NOTHING .AND WORST OF ALL NO TROUBLE CODES IM BAFFELED........PLEASE HELP any input would be appreciated...
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    My 99 Explorer trans P0708 DTC

    Hi Hello every one, I have a 99 Explorer E.B. 4x4, I'd change my automatic trans from a junk a few months ago, I get a 2002 Explorer Sport Trac Trans, a week ago I passed it a few times in the water (not in the sea) a few days ago a DTC appears, first "check engine" and later the "O/D"...
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    My 99 Explorer P0708 DTC

    Hi Hello every one, :) I have a 99 Explorer E.B. 4x4, I'd change my automatic trans from a junk a few months ago, I get a 2002 Explorer Sport Trac Trans, a week ago I passed it a few times in the water (not in the sea) a few days ago a DTC appears, first "check engine" and later the "O/D"...
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    Thumping, Trans and Check Engine Light

    OK.... Check engine light first. Code said it was low vacuum pressure in EGR system. Replaced EGR valve. Engine light still pops on now and again. Usually after about 50-100 miles, sometimes less. Also, maybe not related, I hear a thumping from the front. Usually I hear it when I stop at a...
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    1997 to 1999 Explorer transmission swap Can i eliminate vss on my 1997? HELP

    Hi i have a 1997 ford Explorer Sport 4.0 Sohc. I recently bought a transmission from a 1999 Explorer. The transmissions are a exact match besides the 97 has a vss hole the 1999 does not. I would like to use the 99 trans i got it for a good price and do not have funds to buy another trans. I...
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    No Reverse and O/D light flashing

    I just bought my 1995 black explorer XLT for $500 its pretty much mint, minus the fact that it has no reverse. It doesnt event try to go into reverse. But all forward gears work fine, as well as 4x4 hi and low. Also the O/D light is flashing, i am assuming its related to the reverse problem...
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