You may be stuck in gear and have strange shifting from one gear to another. If the engine is not running properly, you need to resolve any problems before resuming the transmission diagnostics. Fine metal dust is normal and nothing to be concerned about, however bigger pieces of metal are a problem. The old thing runs like a top other than the shifter. I finally took the bulb out of the dome light and now all is well.
The truck is candy apple red I believe with factory wagon wheels and chrome bumpers. They all require accessing the transmission's valve body and have the potential to cause major headaches like ruining a transmission if performed incorrectly. With the oil kept full it will keep going a long long time. When I put it all back together it won't shift and just revs high at 20 m. If there are no easily spotted problems, then the malfunction is probably due to a mechanical failure.
Did you purchase a rebuilt unit, a good wrecker unit or have it sent out for overhaul? You'll need to rebuild the unit. I couldn't get it to go off so I pulled the fuse that is under the dash on the driver side. Just a question, did you fill the transmission to the right level? I wouldn't continue to drive it until you do a diagnostic and have it properly serviced. Stock suspension parts too light for the hauling we do, so it was replaced with F250 parts. Year of manufacture 1989 First year of ownership 1989 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 5. June 01, 2000 Vehicle Intermittently Stalls At 40-50 Mph, Numerous Repairs, Replacing Egr Valve, Cleaning Fuel Injectors, Replacing Ignition Module, Did Not Remedy The Problem.
Model year 1989 Year of manufacture 1989 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 4. You're buying a master cylinder or a slave cylinder or both. The noise can mean there is bearing and gear damage from oil starvation. Consuamer Would Like His Vin Added To Recall 90 V 101 000. Featured Video: Why is My Transmission Slipping? If the fluid is brown or smells burnt, it needs to be changed. It has had some problems, but so does any 21 year old truck. It worked before you changed the oil, right? I believe the best mileage I ever got was 13 with the granny 4-speed and 3.
Check out our step-by-step guide on how to diagnose and repair a. Mechanical failures can range from a worn gear that causes slipping to a broken band that prevents the driver from shifting into reverse. The 4r70w is a light transmission and i would suggest you have a shift kit put in and they make a heavier kit to beef it up. I have a 1989 ford f150 with 94,000 miles on it. This truck can make it through almost anything, and the 4. Yes Review Date: 13th March, 2007 Check the oil in the transmission now! The bigger they are, the worse it is. Step 3 — Test Transmission Pressure Testing your transmission pressure will help identify what component of your transmission is actually failing.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We offer help in answering questions, clarifying things or giving advice but we are not a substitute for an on-site inspection by a professional. Light went out and so did speedometer. It's a hydraulic clutch system and it has likely started leaking and lock the brake fluid from the system and now it has air in the system. Took me about an hour to do a normal 15 minute drive, died and cooled about 5 times. Stuck in D or 2. Nov 29, 2013 - Have a 1989 F150 with 5. The transmission was a quart low.
Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Consumer States Serpentine Belt Is Noisy. It took me a day of two to put 2 and 2 together. It has been shifting fine and running smooth. Anyone have and suggestions or advice? Model year 1989 Year of manufacture 1989 First year of ownership 2009 Most recent year of ownership 2010 Engine and transmission 4. Hard shifts, Transmission Warning Message.
My family has put over 300,000 miles on Fords with no problems at all. Transmission Keeps Freezing Up, This Is The 3rd Time While Driving. Model year 1989 Year of manufacture 1989 First year of ownership 1989 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 4. P0960, P0961, P0962, P0963 Line Pressure Control Solenoid The line pressure control solenoid is shorting out. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. As make certain that the retaining collar on the shift lever is screwed down tight.
The bench seat is tad hard for my liking, but she goes down the road nice and straight. This could be a quick and cheap fix, or could mean you need a new transmission. This pan is full of metal shavings meaning there is a mechanical failure in the actual transmission. Conratulations on such a great truck at such a great price. When was the transmission fluid changed last? General Comments: It's been a great truck, but uses a lot of gas. Using the wrong fluid causes more problems in transmissions than people realize. Posted on Apr 15, 2009 This may sound crazy to you.
The rod can be disconnected at the frame and pried out of the manual control lever for adjustment or replacement. Newer models use a shift cable; adjusting the tension on this cable is critical and requires two people. General Comments: Hugely reliable, tons of torque, big and loud. I know these probably sound too simple, so post back if these have been eliminated and I would be happy to come up with more. General Comments: This truck is very strong. When I put the fuse back in, the speedometer started working and it started shifting normally. .