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1999 escort solenoid on transmission is it a difficult fix?

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Depending on which one but the short answer is, "yes." I can only assume you mean on f the internally located shift solenoid. You actually have to open the tranny up and go insode where all of the fluid and the valve body asr. Unless you know what you are doing and are very organized proceed with caution. There are little springs and check balls that will fall out and you will not know where they need to go back.

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Its inside the transmission and requires removing the valve body now this is where most people make the mistake and loose a bunch of little check balls dont and i mean dont turn the valve body upside down when you unbolt it and when you go to put it back on if your having problems with the check balls staying put try using a lil vaseline its tranny safe.

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