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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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2004 f-150 won't shift into overdrive....when it should be

Customer Question

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
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: not sure the age...just bought the truck today....has 187,000 miles, I assumed first transmission, seller didn't say anything
JA: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It was low on transmission fluid....added 1/2 quart....haven't driven it yet to see if that helped...
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: 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: 1 month ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  6Bucs replied 1 month ago.
Hello and thank you for your question. My name is***** you have the VIN by chance?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
1FTPW14564KC21511
Customer: replied 1 month 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?
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

Hi Im David, take you truck to a shop and have them scan it for transmission codes. your torque converter is about to die.

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

hows it going?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Truck is in shop getting remaunfactured transmission $3200
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

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