Question about Ford Cars & Trucks
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I would have the transmission check if you plan on keeping the car a long time. The lucas oil is an additive for the oil. The additive is making the fluid a little heavier and tricking the soleniods or clutch and bands with a different pressures.
This is a temporary fix. The transmission over time is going to start to slip more and more.
Posted on Mar 18, 2009
A common problem with Mazdas, it's a sign that the transmission is worn out. There is a seal on a hydraulic system that activates the clutch for Drive. When this seal wears out, it leaks and it takes longer for the clutch to engage. The only way to repair it is to take the transmission apart. You may be told to try flushing the the transmission, chances are this won't work. The seal needs to be replaced.
Posted on Jul 10, 2010
SOURCE: 1997 ford explorer, drives and
I would check first the transmission fluid if you need to add or have it replaced. Check for the quality especially if it has not been replaced for awhile. If it needs to be replaced include the filter.
If you can, have a scanner connected to the car. Some shops would let you borrow one. This is just to be sure no error was saved in the computer.
Other than that it could be a dirty solenoid. The transmission solenoid regulates the flow of fluid. In some cases it ends here but if it checks out OK you may have to check the valves for the gear for dirt and debris. It can also be the torque converter but it may be the last to be checked since this only happens on reverse.
Posted on Sep 05, 2011
Could be TCC solenoid, sticky valves/ valve body, or torque converter. Could be clutch bands also. Needs to be on a scanner.
Posted on May 23, 2015
Tips for a great answer:
May 16, 2016 | 1996 Ford Explorer
Mar 05, 2015 | Cars & Trucks
Aug 17, 2014 | 2010 Jeep Wrangler Sahara
Aug 22, 2017 | 2001 Ford F350 Super Duty SuperCab
Jul 22, 2012 | 2000 Ford Crown Victoria
Jan 13, 2011 | 1997 Ford Contour
Jul 10, 2010 | 1995 Mazda 626
Dec 20, 2009 | 2005 Ford F-150
Jul 19, 2008 | 1999 Ford Contour
18 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!