Never once a trany problem nor any signs of it ever being pulled. The contact positioned bricks in front of each tire to prevent the vehicle from rolling. Warranty company sent a used transmission to the aamco shop at 4210 red bluff road pasadena Texas, it was installed, transmission would not go into overdrive and set a computer code of torque converter failure along with solenoid failure. Poor reflection on Ford Motor Corporation. I've called the Ford dealerships and says there is nothing we can do. This the website with all of the complaints:. It seems these vehicles have way too many transmission issues.
Love the exterior design and I like the interior features. Use it as a family vehicle for trip to see family, use it to haul wood for fire, or to pull your boat to go fishing with. There Was A Recall Under Nhtsa Campaign Id Number: 07v181000 steering That Could Possibly Have Been Related To The Failure. There are numerous Ford Explorer owners with this same problem and Ford has yet to acknowledge and help fix this problem. Sept 05, 2008 In Late August, 2008, I Was Involved In A Single Vehicle Accident Along Interstate 64 Between Richmond And Charlottesville, Va Due To Sudden Lose Of Air Pressure In The Left Front Tire Of My 2007 ford explorer Sport Trac. Now just a few years later I'm having transmission issues again.
The only reason I got rid of the older Sport was that since it was 2wd, it was always a hassle in the winter time. We used a fire extinguisher to extinguish the flames on the ground, and attempted to open the hood. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. This is a safety problem which seems to be rapid on the Ford Explorer line in several years. We were lucky to have survived this incident.
The Contact Stated That The Failure Continued. The solenoid was replaced, but the failure continued to occur more frequently over time. She Stated That She Noticed Rust Inside The engine Compartment, And The Drive Shaft Mechanism. Leather interior, heated seats, 4wd, 4. I am planning on trying to handle this repair myself with a mechanically adept family member and as I said I was hoping to have a better feeling on what the issue is before tackling it.
The Contact Was Driving Approximately 5 Mph When The Vehicle Exhibited An Abnormal Clucking Sound From The Front Driver Side Of The Vehicle. This Has Almost Caused An Accident Several Times. Have to switch overdrive off to gain traction. Excessive Metal Shavings On Metal Rods That Operate Sunroof. Hook the wires from your ohm meter to the two leads coming off the solenoid.
A local garage said that the cruise control must have stuck and they have disconnected the wires but now leave us with damage to the car we are still trying to diagnose. Early Spring Of 08, Tire Valve Stem Leak : Replaced Sept 5 Of 08 Had Sportrac Vehicle In To Dealer For ford, Fairoak Naperville Il. However at only about 60,000 miles I started having very bad transmission problems. Recommended add-on items: Transmission cooler: Buying a transmission cooler is great insurance to. She Also Noticed Rust Under All The Seats Of The Vehicle. But The Manufacturer Advised That The Vin Was Not Included In The Recall. The Contact Was Able To Stop The Acceleration By Applying The Brakes.
Common Problems for The Ford 5R55E Transmission: Do You Know What They Are? Note that the number of problems reported for the 2000 Explorer Sport Trac is 3 while the average number of problems reported for the 13 model years of the Ford Explorer Sport Trac is 58. The Contact Stated That While Driving 10 Mph, The vehicle Unexpectedly Increased Acceleration While The Contact Was Applying The Brakes. On October 20, 2008, The Air Pressure Warning Light Indicated Another Problem With Tire Pressure. It does it at cruising speed when barely holding the throttle. Hello, I am at my wits end and was wondering if I could ask your expertise on the 5r55e transmission. Outstanding re-build and that is when I found out that I never had a low est gear but did after the transmission was rebuilt. The Contact Owns A 2007 ford explorer Sport Trac.
The trans now goes into reverse good but when I go to drive it has a long 1-5 second delay. The Dealer Instructed The Contact She Could Wipe The Rust Off Using A Towel. Has your Sports trac been a reliable vehicle? I believe a safety re-call is in order. I'm sure if you get a service related transmission problem for this particular vehicle you will find Ford has and is aware of the problem. Re-manufactured transmissions are the same or better than a new transmission at a fraction of the cost.