I have a 1996 Ford Explorer 4x4 which is having shifting problems. Does it also report the gear transmission is in when driving in D 1-4? Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more. Or is this a different sensor? My intention was to separate the connectors and clean them. Everything functions fine when put into P or N. Your support is greatly appreciated. When I log gear number while driving I can see it changing from 1 to 4 and back.
When information is crossed or the sensor is not working properly, incorrect information goes to your Ford's transmission, which results in this equipment acting erratically and affecting your ability to drive. I say this because of a paint pen mark on the range sensor across the mounting bolt. First, thanks for your response. The sensor is required for sending control commands from your Ford's computer module to the transmission. I surely hope that's it. Looks like I need the intermediate band replaced or have the tensioner ear welded back into place. .
The original spot welds broke loose. Realistically speaking, once a transmission wipes out the pump, and more importantly other areas of the transmission, repairs are not a viable option. Depending on the mileage and overall condition of your transmission, if and when this occurs will help you decide if fixing your transmission is worth it over replacing it. I haven't driven it yet, but hopefully this is it. Once it shifts from first gear to second gear, it seems to be fine with shifting into the other gears. I remember vaguely autozone had the range sensor and the pcm at one time, but i recently went to their web page and it wasn't there anymore. Second, that is the problem for sure.
At least the light didn't come on when i moved the selector there. There may be several reasons for this problem. If the or suffers a malfunction, there are a number of symptoms that could appear. I'm sure you should be able to find someone to do it for you. Though I am a little concerned with the combustion of the fluid residue, I am sure that will be the biggest obstacle in finding someone to weld it for me. But where can I get one. You gather all of your food, shove it into the cooler, and make a run for your truck.
The transmission will be hydraulically and mechanically locked into one specific gear for safety, a situation known as. This flashing continued so I had the code P0741 pulled from the computer. All our Connectors are constructed of high-quality materials for long-lasting durability. However, there weren't any answers. What i found is that it appears the transmission range sensor was recently replaced, if not a complete tranny rebuild. The switch is small in size and made from durable metal materials. They can diagnose whether your if necessary.
This means that your vehicle will not be able to move at all. The problem I am having seems to be somewhat common, since I have seen the exact same scenario posted on other sites. I think that's what causing a problem. Make sure it is as clean and dry as you can make it. As per the instructions, I need to replace the Transmission Range Sensor. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door.
Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. The 1 Ford Explorer enthusiast resource on the Internet since 1996. Its kinda triangle shaped with a small circular post that goes thru the top, you can't miss it If they don't know what a transmission range sensor or Manual lever position switch is, then they must either not understand, or just be. Cruising at 45mph just chillin and all of the sudden my trans starts to shift thru its gears randomly. However, instead of taking your vehicle to a mechanic, the technicians at YourMechanic come to you.
I think I am just going to drive around with logger plugged in all the time. A question, which sensors do you recommend logging for code P0761?. Otherwise, It would have to be taken apart. Our Connectors are wire harnesses used for a wide range of applications to connect various components on the vehicle. Simply find your vehicle model and purchase the sensor you need with confidence. I panicked, i pulled into a neighborhood and it kept randomly banging hard in and out of gear.
It displays so much data. I'm sure it will help others. Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you. When I turned the truck off and restarted the light would go out. I went to Ford and bought a new shift solenoid, gaskets and etc.
Transmission goes into different gear than selected There could potentially be a mismatch between the gear selector lever and the sensor input signal. This could lead to unsafe operation of the vehicle and could likely become a traffic hazard. Any of these symptoms necessitate a visit to the shop. How does computer know the gear X is in? I was exhausted, and called it a day. If it try to log all sensors ~300 sampling rate will be horrible. Sometimes it works like it should, but not often. If I had a stick welder still I would do it myself because I am sure with a couple of zaps from a stick welder, it would be as good as new.