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Truck will not go into forward gears but will back up, 1993 Ford F250 4X4

While in heavy traffic trans would go out of gear while setting and took it's time going back into gear till it stopped all together, Truck will back up, Just will not og forward, Trans fluid smills a little burnt, No metal in fluid. Any Idea's

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Check your fluid level on the slave master cylinder. it should be on the fire wall in the same area as the brake master cylinder, if it is empty then air has been pulled into the system and that will prevent iit from going into gear, it will just grind as you try to put it in gear, therefore it will need bled.. Most likely if the master cylinder is empty that or the slave cylinder itself is in need of replacement.

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  • Robert Harrson Jan 19, 2013

    The trans s a E40d Automatic not standard

  • Robert Harrson Jan 21, 2013

    The solution I got was for a stick shift, have a E40D Automatic that will not go into forward gears but will back up, I was driving in heavey tracfic and at every stop the trans would go out of gear and when I would start to go it toke a little bit to go back in gear till it finnaly stop gong forward, Do I need to replace it.

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