Sometimes delay is greater than other times, resulting in slow movement. The 5R55E, though mechanically identical to the 4-speed 4R55E, was a five-speed transmission, the first produced by an American maker. Got home no problem, and started up in 20 degree weather with little relative problem. Thanks, Adam - Adam K. Vehicle was purchased on 20000301.
Still in dispute, vehicle not fixed. I Want To Get Out Of This Vehicle Since I Have Only Had It Since June And They Will Not Help There Blaming Me For All The Problems. Yes Review Date: 24th May, 2007 Faults: Absolutely nothing. Will we or could we have a failure in the future with the transmission. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. There was a leak on oilpan gasket and I thought it was the transmission, thisis why I brought it in. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
This will cause an internal leak that will result in a drop in the transmissions line pressure. Only use synthetic fluid if it is required by Ford. Transmission Went Out At 2945 Miles. This was the same dealer which had my 1999 truck for 42 days before the buy back from Ford. Fortunately, I began using the parking brake before I figured out what the problem was. Her Husband Found Transmission Fluid All Over The Garage. In addition to the computer controlled lock-up, the transmission also got a computer controlled overdrive engagement.
We Feel This Truck They Way The Tires Are Wearing Makes It Very Unsafe To Drive But We Are Put In A Position And Have To Drive It So We Can Show The Tires Are Wearing Severely. Most shops just rebuild the entire tranny instead of trying to troubleshoot. June 03, 2004 While Driving My ford ranger The Trannsmission Did A Couple Of Loud Bangs And Suddenly There I Was Stuck On The High Way The Truck Has 68thousand Miles On It No Need For A Tranny To Go. The two major versions of this new transmission were the 4R44E and 4R55E. General Comments: This car won't accelerate or stop quickly.
I Only Use My Truck On Rough Roads About 5% Of The Time. Did you use a hand held tuner to tune your motor? As a shop owner, it is in your best interest to learn about some of the most common problems found in this transmission. Ford says there is nothing they can do at this time and will not release any data as to how many ford rangers have required the transmission to be rebuilt or replaced. I just purchased this used, had brakes, belts 4x in repair!! Vehicle was purchased on 20010301. Was repaired once, but problem reappeared after 600 miles. We Do Not Drive Our Truck Except For Short Trips Around Town Because We Do Not Trust Tires And Wear On This Vehicle.
Transmission Went Out On A Busy Intersection And Had To Be Pushed To The Side By Police And Towed To Dealership To Make My Appt. Once the engines get much higher than that depends on usage the main shafts will start bending. And to any of those who have tons of problems with their Ford automatic transmission, try a 5 speed manual. The owner told the dealership to fix what ever necessary, and the seal was not fixed. Had to stand on brakes to get vehicle to stop. I've been told for years now by other Ford truck owners that their transmission went out around 40,000 miles, mine died at 60,. The 4R55E was short-lived however as it was replaced in all instances where it was used with the newer 5R55E during the 1997 model year.
The dealership has verified the problem and says it is a torn gasket. Later models had the 3-4 shift inhibit solenoid added in 1988. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Filed complaint with ford to no avail. What use is a truck that we can't haul anything in without risking our lives? What The Heck Does This Mean? These Tires Are Going To Be Shredded Before I Hit 25,000 Miles. It won't make sharp turns.
I assume this is a stopgap measure to allow the vehicle to exceed its warranty period. The 4R44E is a light duty version of the electronic unit, similar to the old non-4. The Second Time Which Was A Month After They Had It In The Shop I Was Going To Important Training For The U. Beware of any transmission shops. Ford says there is nothing they can do at this time and will not release any data as to how many Ford Rangers have required the transmission to be rebuilt or replaced.
The animated How Cars Work feature at Cars. We Now Have A Miss In The Engine But Have Not Had A Dealer Analyze The Problem But Please Why Put A Red Sticker On A Piece Of Equipment If You Do Not Expect It To Fail? Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Complaint Number: 760292 Date Added to File: April 8, 2002 Description of the Complaint: We were on vacation in august, 2001. It is similar in design to the 4R44E except that it has an increased maximum torque capacity of 550 lbs. The dash and 4X4 buttons should light up. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.