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Doesn't always downshift when stopping

95 F150 4wd 5.0 8 cyl Automatic 4R70W Trans. Does not gear all waydown when stop. Take off in 2nd or 3rd gear but doesn't do it all thetime but most of the time. In hot summer it roars loudly until speedup. Mechanic tried several things but now thinks it is trannyproblem but doesn't seem sure. Please ''say it ain't so''! What else can I check?

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    shinn8 Jul 01, 2009

    Thanks. I got it and put it in this morning. Have driven around town all day as well as out in country. No sign of it being any better. How long should it take? Any other possibilities?

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Go to NAPA and purchse LUBE GUARD trans additive u have stuck valves

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. Jul 03, 2009

    did u change the filter and fluid? most of the time it doesnt take that long to work ,but some times u have to my guess is the govener is got a very small piece of trash or metal in it,and (it may be so)u may have to have tranie man go threw it the governer and changing the filter may do the trick and of course ad the LUBE GUARD again,after this well,trney man time,,,sorry just trying to shed a little hope let me know the out come

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Grand Cherokee began shifting hard. Sometimes feels like long time to get into 2nd gear. When coming to stop, seems to shift into 1st gear suddenly, like skipping over 3rd and 2nd gears on downshift.


You don't say what year model. Could be vacuum leak, or perhaps trans filter and fluid needs to be changed. If this doen't help, might be time for trans shop testing.

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RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
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M82 5L40-E
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MV3 5L50-E with PTU*

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RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
M30 4L60-E
M32 4L60-E HD
M32 4L65-E
M33 4L60-E Hybrid
M41 4L30-E
M70 4L70-E Super Duty
M99 2ML70 2-mode Hybrid*
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MN8 4L80-E HD
MN8 4L85-E
MT1 4L80-E
MW9 HM 200-4R
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RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
M40
M41
M65
MD2
MD3 HM-180
HM-200C
HM-350
HM-400

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MH2
MH4
MH6 6T75 (AWD)
MH7
MH8
MY9 6T75 (AWD)

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Aisin-AW 55-51LE
M09 Aisin-AW AF33-5
M43 Aisin-AW AF23-5
M45 Aisin-AW AF33-5
M98 AF33-5
MJ7 Honda 5AT
MJ8 Honda 5AT w/PTU*
MLS Aisin 50-40E
MU3 Saab 76.5mm

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MLQ Aisin 81-40LE
Aisin ZF 4HP 16
HM 325-4L
Jatco JF405-E
M10 Jatco JF403-E
M13 4T60-E HD
M13 4T60-E
M15 4T65E
M45 Aisin-AW AF33
M57 A245-E
M76 4T65E with PTU*
MD7 4T65E
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ME8
ME9
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M35 Getrag 260 (2003-2004 Cadillac CTS)
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M94 Getrag F23
M96 Tremec 109mm
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TR-4050
2007 Chevrolet Optra and Spark (Trans code Y4A)
2007 Chevrolet Optra and Spark (Trans code Y4M)

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M20 HM-117
M73 Isuzu
MC0 Getrag
MC9
MY6 NP260

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M42 Geo Metro
M43 AF23
M49 BW 5spd
M58 Geo Metro
M79 LeMans F13
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M94 Getrag F23
M98 Aisin 55-51E
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RPO Trans Name Lowest Highest
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M75 V25-E
M16 V25-E AWD

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Transmission has to be manually shifted. Downshifts on its own, and i can take off in 1st but only at very slow speed. 2nd and 3rd gear seem fine other than manually shifting.


u need a scan using factory or vehicle specific gear--values of components will be diplayd so an xperiencd tech can decyfr--littl code readers dont du it---w age of car certain sensors etc need replacin-believe that trans is electric controled--dont rplace any parts til uve isolated issue----------also go to magicmechanic online and checout the napa library on that model

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