Question about 2002 Ford ZX2

2 Answers

XR6 Automatic Trans vibration?

About once per week, over the last two months, however getting more frequent, our car, 2002 Ford Falcon XR6 AUIII (Australia), will develop a vibration which appears to be under the car beneath the auto transmission and continues to the rear of the car. At the same time the vehicle appears to want to be held back from moving forward. Can occur at 80-100 km/h or at a crawling speed coming around a corner on to another road at an intersection. It does not matter if one is driving in a straight line, or turning a corner, left or right. or it does not matter of the car has been running for many kms, or just started up and driving around the corner to the shops. Everything underneath the car seems okay, no loose pipes, shockers, etc. In all cases the auto tans is in Drive. If the problem occurs, moving the selector to third will stop the problem and then moving back to Drive and everything is okay. The problem does not occur frequently enough to be able to get a mechanic to experience the problem and then suggest a fix. Someone suggested it is the Limited Slip Diff which needs an oil change and an additive added. However, this car does not have a LSD, and also it is not the IRS model. I am assuming the problem is from the auto trans, but I could be wrong. The vehicle has travelled 123000kms from new. The trans fluid was changed at 90000kms, at a major service. Orto, does this sound like an auto trans problem? (when selecting a model for this forum, XR6 or Falcon is not available, so I selected ZX2, so that I could continue) Thanks, Geoff

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Geoff Cook
    Geoff Cook Feb 17, 2009

    Thanks for the suggestions. What exactly am I looking for in the areas which you suggested?

  • Geoff Cook
    Geoff Cook Feb 18, 2009

    Thanks for the info. When you refer to drive axles, are you referring to IRS? If so, I dod not have IRS.

  • Geoff Cook
    Geoff Cook Feb 20, 2009

    IRS = Independent Rear Suspension, which was an option on my vehicle, but it does not have it.

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 6 Answers

The first thing i would do is check the auto trans fluid, its a 16mm plug on the left of the gearbox fill it up untill fluid spills out then you know its full, also if it is full check the filter for the trans by taking the auto trans pan of, the filter will be just insid were the pan covers, its meant to be a clean redish colur if its black id recomend changing it. its only held in by a wire clip and an o-ring. the auto fluid in an AU auto is TQ 95.

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 3,533 Answers

If it was me i would checkout the rotors and the struts and the upper strut mount and the drive alxes

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

  • 1 more comment 
  • edgar walker
    edgar walker Feb 18, 2009

    for the rotors look for warpness and cracks the struts make sure it is not leaking oil and make sure the rubber mount at the top of the struts is not loose and the drive axles make sure the CV boot is not ripped or torn because the sand and water will get in there and cause damage to the axle also make sure the bearings have plenty of bearing grease on them

  • edgar walker
    edgar walker Feb 19, 2009

    I am very sorry that I was unable to help you. I do not know what IRS is I have never heard of this before. Please let me know because I would really like to know what it means Thank you

  • edgar walker
    edgar walker Feb 21, 2009

    Thank you for letting me know what that meant and I am sorry I was unable to help you.

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Falcon seems to take a while to start and I have to press the accelerator as well or it will stall, whats the deal?


My 2004 BA Falcon won't start. Apparently it's low - Fixya

www.fixya.com/cars/t12343045-2004_ba_falcon_start_apparently_s_low
Apr 8, 2012 - Apparently it's low on - Ford 2005 Falcon 4.0 question. ... Ba engine generally is strong, common fault is ecu, if hard starting when cold, pour hot water on computer and it ... If the headlights do not dim or go out, then the battery is likely ok..... Automatic 2004 BA Falcon stalls while driving ... Open Questions:.

My xr6 won't start. Comes up saying immobilized. - Fixya

www.fixya.com/.../t12430461-xr6_start_comes_up_saying_immobilized
Feb 6, 2012 - My xr6 won't start. ... Question about 2005 Ford Falcon 4.0 ... you will get airbag errors popping up for a few weeks then after a while it .... in a while it willstart and run for about 20 seconds, then it dies and won't start. ... Open Questions: ...You may NOT copy or distribute the content that appears on this site ...

Ford falcon sometimes won't start - Ford - Automotive - Whirlpool ...

forums.whirlpool.net.au > Automotive > Ford

WhirlpoolOct 26, 2010 - I have a EF Falcon that has an intermittent problem with starting. ... It might take a minute or 5 minutes or persistent retrying. ... Normally if you wiggle the T-Bar around it will then start. ... motor with a rebuilt unit, I had a remove starter on myalarm, and would use the remote start while using my jack-handle to ... Worst Car You Ever Owned
Jun 1, 2012
LPG conversion problems with stalling - Ford
Jan 16, 2012
More results from forums.whirlpool.net.au

2006 Ford Explorer Engine Stalls While Idling: 24 Complaints

www.carcomplaints.com/Ford/Explorer/.../engine_stalls_while_idling.sht...

Jan 27, 2016 | 2005 Ford Falcon 4.0

2 Answers

What grade oil for 2002 ford xr6 ?


BA Oil 10W-30 - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford ...

www.fordforums.com/f532/ba-oil-10w-30-a-88210/
Oct 31, 2004 - I'm using castrol fumula R synthetic 5/30, as this was recommended by... BA XR6 - December 2002 ~ Soon to disappear if Ford CRC can't fix it. Help what type of oil are you using in 302 windsors
Jul 4, 2004
Oils advice
Feb 26, 2004
BA recommended oil visc.
Feb 5, 2004
EF-XR6 Oil pressure Gauge Probs
Apr 23, 2003
More results from www.fordforums.com

Thread: which engine oil for BA DOHC motor? - Ford Australia Forums

www.fordaustraliaforums.com > ... > B Series Mechanical

Aug 29, 2007 - 14 posts - ‎10 authors
what oils are you guys using for your BA 6 cylinders? ... (I am only on 75000 km, so will stick to the Ford recommended 10W-30 for the time being) ... F250 cab , BA2 XR6Turbo engine , dash and firewall , GU Nissan Patrol ...

Best 15W-40 Engine Oil - Topic

forums.noria.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/616604995/m/361101242

Jan 01, 2016 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2010 Ford Falcon XR6 wont start just makes clicking sound and comes up and says vehicle immobilized


Have you checked repalced the battery since you had the car. I had a G6E turbo and a few times i had the same issue, I also had Engine Immobilized come up a few times even tho i could still just start my car.. Once i got a new battery i did not have an issue

Jan 25, 2014 | 2005 Ford Falcon 4.0

1 Answer

Ba ford xr6


it needs to be taken to the dealer

Oct 29, 2013 | 2005 Ford Falcon 4.0

3 Answers

My xr6 won't start. Comes up saying immobilized.


It is low battery voltage. It's a common problem with late model falcons, being more demanding on battery voltage. The original batteries were only warranted for 12 months and were not really up to the task. Your best solution is replace it with a good quality higher capacity battery, around the 600CCA range. This is also true for the bf falcons. Generally when the battery is starting to die you will get airbag errors popping up for a few weeks then after a while it will immobilise.

Apr 15, 2012 | 2005 Ford Falcon 4.0

2 Answers

My xr6 wont go!!!!


Hi
It sounds like you need a new battery, the battery may work the radio but wont have enough power to keep the car going,

Alternatively the altenator may not be charging the battery so that could be the fault.

Lastly check the battery connection from the battery to the car body and the wire leading to the altenator and ensure they all have good tight contact.

A loose earth/ground wire can cause this
Regards
Dan

Feb 04, 2010 | 2001 Ford Taurus

Not finding what you are looking for?
2002 Ford ZX2 Logo

308 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61037 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...