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Explorer was shifting in drive 1&2 speed i remove the valve

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explorer was shifting in drive 1&2 speed i remove the valve body and the reverse servo fell out i replace it with different valve body and it just reverse again
JA: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?
Customer: i hook up a scanner to diagnose the problem you see selection of the reverse on the scanner but it wont engage don't have a wiring diagram
JA: What year is your Explorer?
Customer: 2003
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i bought a used transmission and used the housing with the valve that came with it and the parts from the transmission which put a new kit
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: why can't we get the transmission to reverse and we need to do to fix this problem and the mechanic is not doing right tofix this problem
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

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

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

so,it has no reverse at all?..did it have reverse before you worked on it?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it had reverse before it was worked on
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

ok.what was the original problem?why was the valve body removed?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the valve body was removed because the gears wouldn't change. it would only change the drive and the second
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

but it had reverse at the time also?

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

when it was time for it to shift to 3rd,what did it do,?

did it hold 2nd or did it shift like into nothing,like neutral?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
after it catch the 2nd it does not change it just keeps driving ....
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

ok..so,you think the valve body is on incorrectly?

i can give you directions

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the valve body is on correctly
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

ok

if the valve body is on correctly yet you have no revers,i think the problem is mechanical and internal

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

i would think the reverse band is worn or broken

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

PLEASE COPY AND PASTE the link below to your browser, I have uploaded more info on this there please copy and paste the link below to your main browser[INTERNET EXPLORER or FIREFOX]

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/erx85tw5696hm5h/0629-explorer-Engagement%20Concern.doc?dl=0

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if the link doesn’t work that way, try it this way

thanks

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www.dropbox.com/s/erx85tw5696hm5h/0629-explorer-Engagement%20Concern.doc?dl=0

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