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I have a 99 f250 powerstroke it kind of halfway goes into

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I have a 99 f250 powerstroke it kind of halfway goes into over drive then comes then goes in halfway then comes back out it wont lock into overdrive. only one code so far some thing to do with the air intake but that's been there for the past 3 years
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Customer: don't know what else to say truck runs good everything else seems to work good just started a couple days ago. have no lights popping up
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

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  1. When this occurs I assume it drops to 3rd and pressing the OD cancel switch every couple of seconds does not result in a gear change?
  2. Are you sure its kicking out of 4th and its not just the converter unlocking?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
it drops to third. od switch did seem to help the first couple of days but not anymore. I am sure its not goin into 4th rpms are to high bout 2000rms is 60mph. 2000rpms normally is right around the 70mph range. the truck has never shifted hard but I can tell when it shifts and its not even trying to get into overdrive as of today. I have a cheap obd2 scanner abs light came on had a 1229 and 1230 code pop up today did a ohms test on speed sensor had a bad speed sensor, replace sensor no codes now but still not shifting correctly. thank you for any help
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Thanks for the update. We need to get into the trans pan to do some solenoid tests, inspect the valves in the valve body then do an air test on the overdrive clutch. Are these things you will be able to to do with my help?


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Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

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