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1990 e4od truck hauled heavy load , barely moves in drive , changed filter and fluid , still barely moves , what could it be ?

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SOURCE: Car barely moves, Low transmission Fluid light comes on.

You have low tranmisstion oil in the box.But change it dont just top it up.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Looking for a diagram for a ford e4od transmission

Rebuilding an automatic transmission requires more than looking at a diagram. Check out faxonautoliterature. They have the original Ford service manual for your truck and it will have all the information that you will need to rebuild your trans properly. Hope this helps.

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SOURCE: Tow haul mode has no change on transmission

tow mode gives ur transmission a longer shift point to relive strain on engine while driving -it doesnt give it more horse power to start off a hill

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

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SOURCE: my 2003 gmc sierra 1500

could be the switch on the trans or the pump may have went out, or something is wrong with the valve body inside the trans

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

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SOURCE: My 1996 Chevy Silverado blew out transmission

There should be an air vent on the top of the trans and that is probably where the fluid came out. You definately don't have enough coolng capacity for your trans for the loads you are hauling. You need to install an aftermarket cooling system to prevent this from happening again. It will also extend the life of your transmission. Hope this helps.

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