Question about 2000 Ford Explorer

3 Answers

When put into drive the car won't drive

My 2001 Mercury cougar starts up and will go in reverse and go backwards, but when it goes into drive or first gear or second it's like it doesn't click into gear and it won't drive forward it will roll, but not drive, the rpm's just go up. Please someone tell me what is wrong...

Posted by on

3 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 75,814 Answers

The problem is the forward clutch pack has failed in the trans or the hydraulic pressure that applies that clutch pack is leaking. u are going to need an overhaul

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 6,982 Answers

Unit needs to be rebuilt. You have lost apply pressure in the forward gears.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 850 Answers

Could below on fluid check its level &look for leaks

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Have 1992 mercury cougar car goes into drive n other gears fine but when put in reverse car goes forward


Possible your linkage is broken. Look at the linkage where it attaches to the transmission and verify the plastic connections aren't cracked.

Feb 12, 2016 | 1992 Mercury Cougar

1 Answer

Car shuts off while in drive


Have the CPU reset using the fault code reader.

May 04, 2013 | Mercury Cougar Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

On a 2001 mercury cougar 2.5l. I cant get it to crank. Its getting fuel but no spark. There is a ground wire that comes off the back of the motor but its not attached to anything else. I stuck it to the...


i assume you mean it cranks over but won`t start.you should have the pcm(computer)checked for codes as this will help in finding the problem.it could be a crank sensor,ignition coil,pcm,wiring problem.a code goes a long way in knowing where to start to check.

Oct 31, 2011 | 2001 Mercury Cougar

1 Answer

Engine starts only in neutral. when placd in


I'd be replacing neutral safety switch at transmission.

May 18, 2009 | 1997 Mercury Cougar XR7

1 Answer

1999 mercury cougar bearly moves when put in gear


Does the fluid smell burt or is it discolored

Apr 29, 2009 | 1999 Mercury Cougar

2 Answers

1996 mercury cougar xr7 shifting problems


i would need more info but it sounds like your trans shifter cable is out of adjustment ; you need to carefully with the brake on and the car idling; move your trans shifter cable to all positions to check for forward and reverse.
Make sure car is chalked or raised of the ground ,

Jan 11, 2009 | 1996 Mercury Cougar XR7

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

626 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75807 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22133 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5495 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...