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I have a transmission problem!” 2016 Ford 3.7 v6 transit…

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I have a transmission problem!” 2016 Ford 3.7 v6 transit van. It has drive but no reverse. And no dip stick to check for fluid

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

Don’t know.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '16 Ford?

Transit 250

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

Just the basics no codes

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

No that’s it

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Transmission Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago
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Are you planning to diagnose and fix yourself or let the Ford warranty address it?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
If I can rectify the problem my self, can you walk me through?
Transmission Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago

This is going to be an internal repair on the transmission. You need to drive in manual 1st gear and see if you have engine braking when coasting. If you do then the reverse issue is to blame on the direct clutch. No engine braking then the low/reverse clutch is the focus. Below are the diag steps for both scenarios.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/35pj305wyovagx5/16LR.pdf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/k4cz2v9ufmpkc7b/16DC.pdf?dl=0

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Transmission Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 2 months ago

Hello, Chris here again,

I am checking in to make sure you got everything you expected from my INFO REQUEST / ANSWER in return for the fees you have already paid. I want those fees to benefit you and me. If any part of my response is unclear, please let me know. It’s my goal to deliver excellent 5-star service you're pleased with, so if I've done that, please don't forget to give me a 5-star rating.

Thanks, Chris

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