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Ford f250- 92 diesel 120,000

Began clunky noise in output part of trans. losing power, wouldn't engage. day later manually shifted from 1st to 2nd and then drive and went down street was doing fine. When tranny downshifted on own the clunking started again and could not engage.  Went to find origination number on trans.  used too strong a cleaner and wiped numbers off.  A) possible reasons for tranny failure ?and B) how do i recover the trans. origination number? thanks

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Your trans numbers are in your VIN Number.

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