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How do i adjust the linkage on a2004 ford explorer

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how do i adjust the linkage on a2004 ford explorer transmission
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What are you trying to adjust?

Is the Explorer 4x4?

Manual or Automatic?

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
i just installed a new transmission from auto zone. I need to know how to adjust the linkage because it is not shifting correctly. It is not a4x4. when you put in reverse it starts to back up then pops out of gear. it doesnot shift in proper sequence forward
I take it that it is a Manual Transmission??
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

no sorry it is automatic it is a 5r55s2401

Thank you for the added info........

Here is Ford adjustment procedure. It shows removal & Install also:

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Here is Ford Selector adjustment also:

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
this does not look anything like 2004 ford explorer transmission linkage setup .5r55S

This is out of manual that covers :

5R55S / 5R55W & 5R55E

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
How do you adjust the TR sensor , because will not start in neutral and back up lamps do not come on in reverse ?

Here is Ford procedure (.pdf)

click below

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

If the TR sensor is not aligned properly would this cause it to pop out of reverse when backing up and the forward gear changing to not operate properly?

Yes this can cause similar, also be sure to check Trans Fluid level

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Thanks so much Your informaton was very helpful
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