Question about 1998 Ford Explorer
Transmission will not shift to overdrive at anytime. has push button on gear shift , when button is pressed it will read in dash that od is off,but when you press button again od ligt goes out, but doesn,t go into od at any time or speed.
There is an sensor on the speed odmeter cable on the side of transmission. it will kill thr overdrive and cruise control but not the speedometer. about $50.fixed 2 explorers that way
Posted on Sep 29, 2008
What code comes up if that is the problem
Posted on Jan 25, 2012
Have the vehicle scanned for trouble codes,and diagnose any codes present.If no codes,or as an alternative,i have at work a Zoom Technologies box that allows me to monitor transmission function as being commanded by the vehicle's PCM,or manually override the vehicle,and take manual control of the transmission.It is an expensive diagnostic tool.If the trans is commanded manually,and 4th gear doesnt happen,then you're looking at electric solenoids on the valve body,or possibly damaged servos.Servos can be accessed with the trans in the vehicle,and inspected.If the servos aren't the culprit,then it is likely an internal problem.
Posted on Jul 09, 2008
Overdrive, also, will not engage if the car is not up to operating temperature.
Posted on Jul 09, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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