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I have a 1989 Ford F150 5 speed manual- Just had new engine mounts fitted as the old ones had split but now can not engage overdrive gear. It will go into gear but feels like it is meeting with a lot

Praying that it does not jamb in gear

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CHECK YOUR CLUTCH LINKAGE AND ADJUSTMENT. REPLACING MOTOR MOUNTS RESTORES ENGINE TO PROPER POSITION AND MAY CHANGE YOUR ADJUSTMENT. SOUNDS LIKE CLUTCH IS NOT RELEASING ALL THE WAY

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SOURCE: Engine Mounts

Yes, a bad engine mount can cause that much noise.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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SOURCE: 1992 A4LD trans problems.

Sounds like the shift kit is warn out in the transmission. The overdrive line may not be able to provide enough hydrolic pressure to engage the gears to move the truck. When you switch to regualr drive, that line is able to build the hydrolic pressure to engage the gears. At a certian speed (for the transmission, certian hydrolic pressure) there is enough pressure to engage the gears in overdrive, but go below that, and you have to start in drive again. If this is the case, there is no easy fix for that and I recomend taking it to a transmission shop to have your shift kit examined. Opening up an automatic transmission requires specalized tools, clean shop enviroment, and knowlage more then the average back yard machanic has.

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SOURCE: 1995 ford f150 when I push the overdrive button,

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SOURCE: Cannot disengage overdrive on 2003 Ford F150 4.2L

Check the Fuse for the OD function, this is cab fuse panel fuse #29, 5A.
If This fuse is blown, chances are the wires at the end of the shift lever are chaffed and causing the problem. This happens some times ( can't say why ), but it is simple enough to check and repair the wires if the insulation is chaffed.

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