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Shift..transmisson..F between gears and the transmission..5th gear

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i have a 2003 columbia freighliner smart shift transmisson and the meritor display flashes F between gears and the transmission will only reach 5th gear
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Heavy Equipment
Expert:  Rudolph Diesel replied 4 years ago.
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Rudolph Diesel :

Hello Welcome to JA!

Rudolph Diesel :

The F between gears means there is a code in the system

Rudolph Diesel :

Here is how to retrive the codes

Rudolph Diesel :


Fault Codes Retrieval



Retrieving Fault Codes



1. Place the shift lever in neutral.


2. Set the parking brake.


3. Turn the ignition key ON but do not start the engine. If the engine is already running, you may still


retrieve codes, however, do not engage the starter if engine stalls.


4.



To Retrieve Active Codes:

 



To Retrieve Inactive Codes:





Start with the key in the

 



ON position. Turn the key OFF and ON four times


within five seconds ending with the key in the ON


position. After five seconds, a number(s) will appear


on the gear display which will identify the failure


mode(s). 25 will dictate no fault codes.


5. Note the codes




Start with the key in the ON position. Turn the key

 



OFF and ON two times within five seconds ending with the key in the ON


position. After five seconds, a number(s) will appear on the gear display which


will identify the failure mode(s). 25 will dictate no fault codes.

Rudolph Diesel :

i will go to Q@A

Expert:  Rudolph Diesel replied 4 years ago.
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Expert:  Rudolph Diesel replied 4 years ago.

If you can retrieve the codes ill let you know whats going on and i can also show you how to clear the codes

Ill be here on and off threw out the evening

Thanks

RD



Edited by Rudolph Diesel on 8/19/2010 at 9:06 PM EST
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
how do i change the codes?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
checked system override buttom earlier had ecu-130 on display. engine check was 6-1 and engine protect was 25. also, on the meritor display earlier had 43 flashed.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
how do i change the codes?
Expert:  Rudolph Diesel replied 4 years ago.

great Thanks

on the transmission

the code is showing the rail select motor

this can be caused by a poor connection or a bad push pill motor on the transmission selector, i would clear it and the see what you have then

25 means end of test

 

Fault Codes Retrieval/Clearing
Retrieving Fault Codes
1. Place the shift lever in neutral.
2. Set the parking brake.
3. Turn the ignition key ON but do not start the engine. If the engine is already running, you may still
retrieve codes, however, do not engage the starter if engine stalls.
4. To Retrieve Active Codes: Start with the key in the ON position. Turn the key
OFF and ON two times within five seconds ending with the key in the ON
position. After five seconds, a number(s) will appear on the gear display which
will identify the failure mode(s). 25 will dictate no fault codes.
To Retrieve Inactive Codes: Start with the key in the
ON position. Turn the key OFF and ON four times
within five seconds ending with the key in the ON
position. After five seconds, a number(s) will appear
on the gear display which will identify the failure
mode(s). 25 will dictate no fault codes.
5. Note the codes and consult TSG.
Clearing Fault Codes
1. Start with the key in the ON position. Turn the key OFF and ON six times within
five seconds, ending with the key in the ON position.
Note: If the codes have been successfully cleared, the service lamp will come on
and stay on for five seconds.
2. Turn the key OFF and allow system to power down.
OFF ON
6 TIMES
OFF ON
4 TIMES
Fault Code Isolation Procedure Index
Fault Codes Description
11 Shift Control
12 Transmission Controller
14 Invalid Lever Position
16 Eaton Proprietary Link (EPL)
17 Start Enable Relay Coil
21 Interrupt Solenoid Coil
22 Lockup/Bypass Solenoid Coil
24 Hydraulic System Fault
25 No Codes
32 Switched System Voltage
33 Battery Voltage Supply
35 J-1939 Data Link
41 Range Failed to Engage
42 Splitter Failed to Engage
43 Range Valve
44 Inertia Brake Solenoid Coil
46 Splitter Valve
Fault Codes Description
51 Rail Select Sensor
52 Gear Select Sensor
56 Input Shaft Speed Sensor
57 Main Shaft Speed Sensor
58 Output Shaft Speed Sensor
61 Rail Select Motor
63 Gear Select Motor
65 Logic Power
71 Stuck Engaged
72 Failed to Select Rail
73 Failed to Engage Gear
74 Failed to Synchronize
83 Shift Lever Missing
91 Check of the Wiring Integrity
92 Weak Voltage in System
93 Loss of J1939 Communication
OFF ON
2 TIMES
Driver Instructions

 

 

On the meritor code

That is right rear wheel sensor

Open circuit is detected

Check Sensor wiring, replace Sensor if necessary.

Most of the time its a dirty plug in conection

 

 

 

 

ECU 130

130 Electronic Transmission

 

this is the ecu has detected a problem in with the tcm trans control mogul

 

i would clear the transmission

disconnect the battery

while the battery are disconnected

check the wheel sensor

wabco merritor parts work best on the sensor.

when your done at the sensor

re connect the battery

road test see what comes back

chances are the transmission will need the shift solenoid.

but it would not hurt to unplug and plug in the harness at the transmission too.

 

Let me know if i can help more!

 

 



Edited by Rudolph Diesel on 8/19/2010 at 10:15 PM EST
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