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A whirring sound coming from my transmission

Happens when putting reverse or while in drive until i give it gas

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Partly plugged filter gives the transmission a buzzing/whirring noise. as the car warms up noise will go away .

Posted on Mar 21, 2014

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SOURCE: 1996 f150 transmission

Put TransX in it

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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SOURCE: 94 F150Engine Revs up and down at start up and when put into gear

sounds like a deep seated electical fault, i would recomend you take it for a computer diagnostic

kind regards

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: transmission won't come out of reverse

your Transmission is controlled by a cable on the mustang. it could have Came off of the transmission. it just snaps on to a lever on the transmission. or the cable broke. other wise it came unhooked from your shifter.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 F150 Crewcab, 4.6 V8, 94000 miles, 44A trans,

First,look for an fashion transmission shop that will do REAL transmission filter change,

DO NOT use the quick flush machine.

It will kill a good working transmission.

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1/2 hour before your appointment,add a can of Transfix (blue can) to free up the particles and lube the passage.

Drive gently, and pass though all gears when there is no traffic,.
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Ask the shop to blow out the trans line + cooler.

Use Amsoil ATF if you can handle the price,

Do rear diff lube.

Check + lube WORN OUT universals.........



Good luck.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: when i put my 2004

Sounds like a bad U-Joint.

On this particular truck this is bad news.. unless someone has already replaced the factory ones once.. as the factory ones are pressed in you may need a special tool to get the old ones out.

A driveline shop may be able to do this for you.. and check with the Ford dealer for their repair procedure.. many folks have simply had to replace the entire drive shaft with new U joints.

They will be aware of the issue.. have them check service bulletins etc.

You can have someone check the location of the noise by keeping your foot on the brake.. placing the truck in gear.. and giveing it a little gas.. putting strain on the drive train.. shifting back and forth.. rolling a foot or so.. repeat.

The other things to check.. Motor mounts.. and transmission mounts..

Motor mount.. simply observe the engine with hood open.. and rev it up a little.

Best of luck!

Posted on Apr 12, 2011

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