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My 1998 F250 is reving up to 4500 at 60 mph. Tried a couple different things and think it has to do with the overdrive.I hit a patch of rough road while towing a trailer with and the engine started reving up to 4500 while going 60 mph. I tried down shifting into 2nd, but there was no difference between Drive and 2nd, kind of like it automaticly shifted itself into second. You can feel the shift into 1st and from 1st to 2nd, but not from 2nd to drive or drive to 2nd.Any advice?

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    Sounds like the final drive clutch pack isn't engaging. It may have worn out from towing, but I would have expected 1st gear to go before final drive.



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call a dealer and they will tell you you are suppose to change your transmission fluid every 2 years or 30,000miles but if you was carrying this much load you may have over heated the transmission so I would shop around and get a good deal at a transmission place where they can replace the filter and the fluid and adjust the bands on the transmission if needed

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