Hello I'm Chris a Ford Employee and Certified Engine/Transmission Specialist.
Thanks for asking your question. I am eager to get your vehicle back up and running correct, I am here to help you out for a small fee far less than a dealership and easier on the wallet, so if this information is of aid PLEASE PRESS ACCEPT and help me out financially by paying the small fee. Please reply if further discussion is needed.
Here is what ford says.
· No Electrical Concerns
· Incorrect level
· Adjust fluid to correct level.
· Inspect the condition of the fluid. Carry out Check Fluid Level and Condition Check; refer to Preliminary Inspection in this section.
· Damaged or incorrectly adjusted
· Inspect and repair as required. Verify transmission shift cable adjustment; refer to Section 307-05. Adjust transmission shift cable as necessary. After repairing transmission shift cable, verify that the digital TR sensor is correctly adjusted. Adjust the digital TR sensor as necessary.
· Low reverse clutch pressure, low reverse band pressure, low line pressure
· Check pressure at line pressure tap; refer to Special Testing Procedures in this section for specification. If pressures are low, check the following components: oil filter and seal assembly, main controls, reverse servo, pump assembly, reverse clutch assembly.
· Plugged, damaged
· Install a new filter and seal assembly.
· No. 6 shuttle ball, manual valve, main regulator valve, 1-2 accumulator seals stuck or damaged
· Inspect for damage. Repair as required.
· Loose bolts
· Tighten bolts to specifications.
· Gasket damaged
· Inspect for damage and install a new gasket.
· Seals (piston and cover) damaged
· Servo cover retaining ring damaged
· Anchor pins (case) damaged
· Porosity/cross leaks/ball missing or leaking, plugged hole
· Inspect pump assembly. Install new as required.
· No. 1 and 2 seal rings damaged
· Seals, piston damaged
· Check ball missing or damaged
· Friction elements damaged or worn
· Band, servo, anchor pins damaged or worn
· Electrical inputs/outputs, vehicle wiring harnesses, PCM, shift solenoids, OSS, transmission control switch (TCS)
· Carry out Self-Test. Refer to the Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual for diagnosis and testing of the Powertrain Control System. Go To Pinpoint Test A or Go To Pinpoint Test E. Repair as required. Clear DTCs, road test and repeat Self-Test.
· Engine driveability concerns
· Refer to Routine 253.
· Forward clutch pressure, direct clutch pressure, line pressure
· Check line, direct and forward clutch pressures at appropriate taps; refer to Special Testing Procedures in this section for specification. If pressures are out of specification, check main controls.
· 3-4 shift valve, solenoid pressure regulator valve, OD servo regulator, 3-4 capacity modulator valve, 1-2 and 2-3 shift valves stuck, damaged or assembled incorrectly
· Bolts not tightened to specifications
· SSA or SSB malfunction
· Activate solenoid using scan tool. If solenoid operation cannot be felt when placing hand on solenoid, install a new solenoid. Inspect O-rings for damage. Repair as required.
· Gaskets damaged
· OD servo rod and piston cushion spring or seals damaged
· Worn or damaged OD servo anchor pins
· No. 2, No. 4, No. 7 and No. 9 check balls damaged or missing
· Solenoid screen blocked or damaged
· Clean or install a new screen.
· Porosity/cross leaks, balls missing, damaged or leaking
· Inspect for porosity/leaks, balls missing. Install a new pump as required.
· Inspect for damage. Install new gaskets as required.
· OD band and reverse clutch drum assembly damaged, worn or assembled incorrectly
· Intermediate one-way clutch assembly damaged
· Seals or piston damaged
· Friction elements worn or damaged
· Check ball stuck, damaged or not seating correctly
· Seals damaged
Here is what I say.
If you have been what you call a good ford customer at the ford dealer, then they will sometimes help with after warranty assistance.