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05 ford five hundred transmission problem. problem only in the morning when its cold. makes a loud clang noise and chatters when I try to put it in gear. when it is warmed up it works like normal.

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your transmission fluid last checked?

Just serviced at ford.

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

If I can, but don't know the problem

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

Yes, problem only started the day after it was serviced.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Transmissions
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Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago
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Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

up until Ford serviced it, you never experienced this problem?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
no,
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
OBD code 0701 says trans control range system
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
the check transmission light come on.
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

ok, please standby

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Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

ok, that code is telling you that there are other transmission related codes. you will need a scan tool specific to Ford transmissions to read the codes. P0701 FORD Description The Transmission Control Module (TCM) has detected other transaxle Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) settings this DTC enables limp mode.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I type slow but rather text. easier so I can have reference to look back on.
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

just ignore the pop ups

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
where can I get a scanner other than the ford dealer?
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

local neighborhood mom and pop shop probably have a high-end scan tool that will do it.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
do you mean other code are present but I cant see them with my scan tool
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

what kind of scan tool do you have?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
cheap one. does not describe the codes .I have to go on the computer to find out what they mean.
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

ok, you won't be able to read transmission codes with that if it didn't cost more than 400.00

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
what would have caused this problem right after trans service?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I am trying to find out what they could have done to my trans.
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

I have no idea what the fault is and I have no idea what they did or didn't do. the code is telling you there are other transmission faults which could be any of the 60-75 of them

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Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

how do you want me to answer that? I wasn't there.

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Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

I am telling you that you need to have it scanned to see what the fault is.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
what would it cost to have the dealer fix it /
Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

to fix what?? I dont know what the problem with the transmission is.

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Transmission Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

that what fault codes are for

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok, bye.
Transmission Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 4 months ago
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No.
Transmission Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 4 months ago

Okay, best of luck. If you change your mind and do want me to help with your CFT30 transaxle, let me know.

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