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2004 f-150 won't shift into overdrive....when it should be…

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2004 f-150 won't shift...

2004 f-150 won't shift into overdrive....when it should be shifting into overdrive, it appears to slip into N....rpms race, as foot is still on accelerator

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?

Not sure the age...just bought the truck today....has 187,000 miles, I assumed first transmission, seller didn't say anything

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

It was low on transmission fluid....added 1/2 quart....haven't driven it yet to see if that helped...

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

If I turn the OD button to OFF, it will shift through all gears just fine, obviously not into OD, but everything seems to work fine, except for the overdrive

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Transmissions
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Transmission Mechanic: 6Bucs, Ford Senior Master replied 11 months ago
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Hello and thank you for your question. My name is***** you have the VIN by chance?
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
1FTPW14564KC21511
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I don't want to do a phone call for additional $26, just give me some information for the $23 I already paid, okay?
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 11 months ago
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Hi Im David, take you truck to a shop and have them scan it for transmission codes. your torque converter is about to die.

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Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 11 months ago

hows it going?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Truck is in shop getting remaunfactured transmission $3200
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Ouch. thanks for the update. Good luck to you.

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