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Common Transmission Problems with Ford


Fords cars and Trucks, for the most part a reliable vehicle. As the case with all cars, Ford transmissions have their common problems. This is especially true with the Ford Explorer, specifically with the early 2000 models and the most notorious one is the 2004 model. 

Slipping transmissions and hard to shift noisy gears are the most common complaint. Often is the case that the shift solenoid and bands need to be replaced. A complete transmission failure on a Ford Explorer is mostly due to a bad torque converter and leaky seals. On a worst case scenario a transmission rebuild is necessary.

The Ford Fiesta and Focus have problems with slipping and shuddering gears in the transmission. These are caused by defective or poorly made clutch plates. The 2006 - 2014 Ford Fusion also has shifting issues where the gears don't immediately engage. The Powertrain control module is usually at fault but in more serious cases replacing the valve body or rebuilding the transmission is needed.

Ford issued a recall on their 2010 Ford Escape trucks for slipping transmissions but there are other issues that need addressing depending on your truck. The 55R55E Ford transmission is a five speed transmission often found in the Mercury and Lincoln models. This transmission has had solenoid failures and overheating problems that come with extreme use. We recommend getting a transmission cooler to help keep the transmission running on a much lower temperature, especially with this Florida weather.

The Ford F-150 in the early 2000's has needed clutch repair in the back of the system and also seals wear out prematurely and need replacing. Another common repair on the manual transmission is the clutch slave cylinder and clutch assembly. Other  trucks that have unusually high transmission repairs are the F-250, F350, Econoline vans and Ford Excursions. Defective 5R110 transmission gear set pinions, leaky seals and other less frequently seen problems are the cause for repairs in these Ford trucks.

At AA One Transmissions our ASE certified technicians are experienced and well trained to work on Ford transmissions. We are experts in repairing and servicing Ford transmissions. AA One Transmissions always uses manufacture parts such as torque converters, solenoids, planetary gears, clutch parts, gaskets and the specified fluid by the manufacturer.

AA One Transmission repair shop has ASE certified technicians with expertise to repair all Automatic transmission models. Contact us immediately if you experience a Check Engine light, Any unusual sounds, slipping of gears, higher than usual RPM rates or if you are experiencing transmission fluid leak.

AA One Transmissions will diagnose your transmission concerns at no-cost and get you back on the road with the least expense as possible.

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