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Have an old (1995) 4WD Explorer that has started to slip between the 2-3 shift. Once the shift is complete, no more slipping. Just started doing this. Trans fluid full but needs to be changed. Perhaps a valve is hanging up sopmeplace during the shift? Seems like 2nd gear clutch releases and 3rd gear is not engaging at the same time. Before this started, 3rd gear shifted pretty hard like it engaged too quickly. THought about a can of magic stuff to perhaps clean up the possible varnish and a fluid change before going any further. Modulator valve have any influence here?

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Http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=174202

I also have a 95 Explorer and in searching around the web for good answers stumbled on this site. Here's a thread that is dedicated to your problem... I hope it helps you out.

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SOURCE: Trans slips between 2nd and 3rd shift

MV could be the problem. Always work thru issue before buying ANY can of additive. Generally those things just mask the issue..not fix it. Change your fluid,and if that doesnt correct it,then take it in and have the tranny bands tightened. most shops do this relatively in expensively.

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What cause a the transmission to slipp an not go into drive are reverse ?


The clutch likely needs to be replaced.
Its a hydraulic system if somehow air got into the system it wouldn't shift to good but the clutch wouldn't slip because that would create a disengage problem..
Clutch slip is not engaging but would cause some shifting issues do to grab then slip condition.
How many miles are on the clutch.

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Does the generic electric module control shifting the transmission on a 1999 Ford Explorer?


ANY Slipping your done,internally worn out

The slipping overheats the clutches,how did
that get by you?

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I have a friend with a 1993 jeep grand cherokee with automatic transmission. It shifts lazily or slips from 1st to 2nd gear. Is there an adjustment to fix this or what else could cause this?


Can not fix slipping once it starts

Only a complete rebuild for that

If it started today & you can right home, then
maybe you could diagnose it

If you have been driving it slipping your done

Mar 13, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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Transmission not shiftin



For car not changing gears it can be shifter assembly issue, or it can also be transmission issue. Get the shifter assembly inspected with ignition OFF.

For more troubleshooting, I suggest you to get the Following help link checked, its complete step by step procedure to inspect gear shift issues: -----

GEAR SHIFT ISSUES

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2012/11/gear-shift-issues.html

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TRANSMISSION GEARS SLIPPING AND FLUID LEAKING ISSUES

Transmission gear assembly and transmission needs inspection. Also check the transmission fluid level. Also is the fluid getting leaked or its low.


There are few very helpful links with solutions to troubleshoot this problem.


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I suggest you to refer these links.


Click the link below:-----


2000 Toyota Camry: Transmission slipping and Stuck up?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2000-toyota-camry-transmission-slipping.html

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These details will help.

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Rear end slipping?


Differentials are direct-drive devices -- they cannot slip.

This really sounds like erratic shifting taking place right at the shift point. Gentle acceleration is the trickiest shift for an automatic. When accelerating harder, the transmission shifts more abruptly, which is a much easier shift to complete.

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Trans slips between 2nd and 3rd shift


MV could be the problem. Always work thru issue before buying ANY can of additive. Generally those things just mask the issue..not fix it. Change your fluid,and if that doesnt correct it,then take it in and have the tranny bands tightened. most shops do this relatively in expensively.

Apr 28, 2010 | 1995 Ford Explorer

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1998 ford explorer is having a transmission slip bad. Could it mean that the fluid and shift solenoid needs changing?


Shift solenoid is typically WHEN to shift, not slipping.
Bands and fluid are slipping (and sometimes pump).

Cheap test, remove old, install new fluid... test.
If it works - congrats.
If not, AAMCO or other transmission place for a real test.

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After changing transmission, slips out of 1st gear


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Transmission wont shift into 3rd gear.


I had this exact problem on my 2005 5.3L Suburban... It would shift into 1 and 2 and reverse, but not 3 and 4.

I took it into a transmission shop, and he said the 3-4 shift solenoid was burned up. Wanted 1500 to fix it. Far from home, so I have to pay it.

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