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Ferrari F430: I replaced couple of leaking hydraulic lines

Customer Question

I replaced couple of leaking hydraulic lines on my 05 F430 transmission. Now it's stuck in 3rd gear and wont start. any clue?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Wicked Wrench replied 1 year ago.

Wicked Wrench :

Hey! Need a little more info on this. Is it an E gear trans or Manual? And which lines did you replace? Are they clutch master/slave lines, trans cooler lines??? I'll help you out, just gotta get pointed in the right direction.

Customer :

F1 transmission is an automatic transmission with Paddle shifters if auto mode is not chosen.

Customer :

i replaced all the 5 Hydraulic lines. there is no clutch master/slave lines that i know. not transmission cooler lines either.

Customer :

so it is an E gear trans.

Expert:  greasemonkey2386 replied 1 year ago.
what does the trans do if you pull both paddles back and put your foot on the brake?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

i have pulled them back one at a time but not both together. i can try that shortly and get back to you.

Expert:  greasemonkey2386 replied 1 year ago.
ok let me know
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

no change. it's stuck in the 3rd.

Expert:  greasemonkey2386 replied 1 year ago.
did you label the lines when you took them apart? are we sure they are in the same places as before?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes. i did label all 5 lines along with the electrical connectors to the magnetic actuators.

Expert:  greasemonkey2386 replied 1 year ago.
have you tried disconnecting the battery?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

i did and left it off for about an hour. no change.

Expert:  greasemonkey2386 replied 1 year ago.
when you open the door, do you hear the pump run? i wonder if you dont have air in the lines
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

the pump runs with the opening of the door. I bled all three lines except I don't know if there is a special sequence to bleeding the lines.

Expert:  greasemonkey2386 replied 1 year ago.
there is a purge valve located about 8 inches in front of the reservoir that needs to be opened as well
Expert:  Wicked Wrench replied 1 year ago.

So i'm not really sure what happened here, but after researching your issues, it sounds like you may have a few things going on. I found this article, & it may be worth a look. It is quite lengthly, but all answers point to the adjustment of the clutch & actuators, as well as complete replacement of the F1 assembly. Please give it a look, & get back to me with your thoughts.

 

http://www.ferrarichat.com/forum/showthread.php?t=281360

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

sorry your suggestions lack specifics and not useful in diagnosing and fixing the issue with my car.

Expert:  Wicked Wrench replied 1 year ago.
Do you have a diagnostic interface to read live data from the ECU's? Also, Are there any service lights or warning lights on?
Expert:  Wicked Wrench replied 1 year ago.
Hello?
Expert:  greasemonkey2386 replied 1 year ago.
did you find the purge valve that we discussed the other day? there are a few others things i could have you check, i will check back in with you this evening to discuss it more

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