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2006 Ford Freestar 3.9 SE. Sudden loss of movement. No forward or reverse. Fluid checked and OK. No leaks. Shift linkage appears intact and operable. Could it be a defective torque converter?
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Ford Mechanic: tech7027, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
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Customer: The most likely cause is a faulty torque converter. There is a drive gear in the converter that drives the fluid pump and is common for wearing out causing a loss of fluid pressure and resulting in no engagement. Remove one of the cooler lines from the transmission and start the vehicle, if there is no fluid flowing replace the torque converter.
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Thanks so much.Do you have a ballpark number or a shop estimate for the time required to replace the converter ? Just the estimated time, not necessarily the cost.
Ford Mechanic: tech7027, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
A shop will charge somewhere around 10 hrs for this repair
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Thanks again. Appreciate the reply.
Ford Mechanic: tech7027, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
Thank you
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