Question about 2001 Ford Windstar
My windstar will shift fine until gets to four gear it will slip and go back to third gear. Someone told me is the valve body if you have a valve body diagram I will appreciate it.
Check and see if you have a over drive kick down switch that may be your problem just call a parts store and ask if your vehicle has one
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Two forward gears only
Gear missing or slipping
No upshift or slipping upshift
Non-First gear start
Refer to First Gear Range Only - No Upshift .
Refer to Third Gear Only .
Refer to Second/Third Gear Only or First/Fourth Gears Only .
Refer to Slips in First Gear .
Refer to Slipping or Harsh 1-2 Shift .
Refer to No 2-3 Shift or 2-3 Shift Slips, Rough or Hunting .
Refer to No 3-4 Shift, Slips or Rough 3-4 Shift .
Refer to No Part Throttle or Delayed Downshifts .
Refer to Second Gear Start .
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1-2 Shift Solenoid Valve
3-4 Shift Valve Bore Plug
Burned, slipping, missing
4th Servo Cover
4th Servo Pin
4th Servo Piston
4th Servo Seals
Rolled, cut or damaged
Slipping or No Fourth Gear
Slipping or No Fourth Gear Checks
DEFINITION: A large engine RPM increase is noted in fourth gear, Drive range, with little or no vehicle forward speed increase. First, second, and third gear operation are normal. Shifts into fourth gear are soft or do not occur. Fourth gear ratio is 0.705:1.
Automatic Transmission Fluid Level
Low fluid level
Transmission Main Line Pressure
Low transmission main line pressure
Oil Filter Assembly
• The oil filter assembly (100) is missing, plugged, or damaged.
• The oil filter seal assembly (101) is missing or is damaged.
Control Valve Body Assembly
• The 3-4 shift valve (362) or the 4-3 manual downshift valve (360) is stuck or binding.
• Debris is found in the passages of the control valve body (301) or of the control valve body spacer plate and gasket assembly (396)
Case Cover Assembly
Distortion or damage occurs at the manual valve (404) or at the case cover (401), causing PRN oil leak.
Driven Sprocket Support Assembly
A plugged third clutch oil passage in the driven sprocket support assembly (609)
Fourth Clutch Assembly
• The clutch plates (500-502) are worn, damaged, or misassembled.
• A missing or not seated fourth clutch spring retaining ring (601)
• A damaged spring assembly (602) or piston (603)
• Worn or damaged fourth clutch piston seals (604, 605)
Third Clutch Sprag Assembly
• The sprag (720) was misassembled or backwards on the inner race (661).
• A damaged third clutch sprag assembly (653, 661, 719-721)
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car not changing gears it can be shifter assembly issue, or it can also be
transmission issue. Get the shifter assembly inspected with ignition OFF.
more troubleshooting, I suggest you to get the Following help link checked, its
complete step by step procedure to inspect gear shift issues: -----
GEAR SHIFT ISSUES
TRANSMISSION GEARS SLIPPING AND
FLUID LEAKING ISSUES
gear assembly and transmission needs inspection. Also check the transmission
fluid level. Also is the fluid getting leaked or its low.
are few very helpful links with solutions to troubleshoot this problem.
suggest you to refer these links.
the link below:-----
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Ford Windstar transmission fluid leaking?
details will help.
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