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transmission clunks and shudders from first to second gear

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transmission clunks and shudders from first to second gear
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Chris. Welcome and thanks for asking your question!

 

You have a 4R75E transmission. You are experiencing 2 failures the forward clutch and possibly the intermediate clutch are slipping and most likely the 1-2 shift accumulator has a torn seal. The intermediate clutch (2nd) gear is the one I feel may not be slipping if the accumulator is leaking, it is going to be one or the other. I am sure though you have a forward clutch (1st) gear slipping

Your options at this time are to replace the trans with a Ford remanufactured unit, parts and labor will run about 2600$

Install a junkyard trans and have it serviced once installed. The price varies depending on how much the trans costs, average parts and labor 1200-1600$

Remove your trans and rebuild it an then reinstall it about 1900$.

Sorry for the failure you have experienced and the bad news.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
why is it when i take my foot off accelerator then press it back down it goes into gear with no problem> could it be a vehicle speed sensor? or proably torn seal in the accumilator also when i make right hand turns some times it does it as well. sounds like the transmission looses pressure or something ??? i dont know guess i did not want to here the tranny was shot LOL! my alternator just whent today! is it easy to change the 1 2 accumilator seal?
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for replying.

 

This will not be a speed sensor issue since that would give you a warning light or message stating there is a concern.

 

Changing the 1-2 accumulator is not all that hard. You will need to remove the valve body to access and you will need a inch pound torque wrench.

 

If you want to do this yourself, I can help.

 

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