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I have a 2004 ford LTD with a 4.8 that will not shift into

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I have a 2004 ford LTD with a 4.8 that will not shift into high gear. All other gears work right. What is the problem?
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 16 days ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.
I will do my best to assist you.

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 16 days ago.

what does it do when it is time for it to shift to high?

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 16 days ago.

what is the make of your ford and what engine do you have?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Nothing. It shifts good trough second but will not shift into third.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 16 days ago.

what is the make of your ford and what engine do you have?

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 16 days ago.

does the engine light stay on?if so ,can you give me the trouble codes?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
04 LTD 4.8
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 16 days ago.

U.S. car?

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 16 days ago.

ford doesnt make a 4.8

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I have 2 of them. One is in my E -150 van. They make them.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 16 days ago.

you sure it isnt a 4.6?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
No. It' 4.8. Have a nice days
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 16 days ago.

ok

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Tim. I apologize. I was thinking 5.8. I'm sorry.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 16 days ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner till early morning.

Can I get the vin#?

When it is time to shift 3-4 does 4th act like neutral or does it not even attempt the shift?

Chris

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
It doesn't try to shift.
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
It stay engaged.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 16 days ago.

Thanks

Can I get the vin#?

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 12 days ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
  • What would you like to do regarding your question now.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris

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