After clearing the codes, they took the truck for a drive. It means that your F-150 or Super Duty's computer has discovered a malfunction in the transmission. So they decided to jump the starter solenoid; that got the engine to start. Want to learn more about the Visctronic fan clutch? Drop me an email if you have questions, thanks! But the starting problem was just the beginning: The computer was in failsafe, so the transmission was starting in 5 th gear when you put the selector in drive. I did the opposite for a customer.
This article applies to the F-150 2004-2014 and F-250. So Jarad called Rod back and suggested they focus on the fan speed sensor circuit. Turn and pull on the filter at the same time to remove it. P0960, P0961, P0962, P0963 Line Pressure Control Solenoid The line pressure control solenoid is shorting out. There should be no sealer on the gasket.
If the fan magnetic coil assembly shorts, it can pull the applied voltage too low, affecting the signals from the rest of the sensors in the circuit. Start the engine and move the gear selector into each gear. Wipe out the pan with a shop rag. Step 1 - Determining you have a problem F-150s have two different ways of notifying you of transmission trouble before it goes kaput. You may be stuck in gear and have strange shifting from one gear to another. Note: cheaper scanners may not be able to read all codes.
Slipping gears, harsh shifts and other symptoms will probably be evident, too. But, if you just want to stay with the 6. Remove the screws or bolts that hold the heater core in place. It may take a few tries to get the seal out. So far I've discovered the pump is behind the front engine cover.
Remove the drain plug with a ratchet and Allen bit. Replacing the sensor gives you the added bonus of a new filter and some fresh fluid. This also means the truck has trouble codes stored that may or may not be transmission-related. Work your way around the pan in a crisscross pattern until the pan is in contact with the transmission. The transmission fault light will probably not be a surprise when it shows up.
Engine might stall in D at low speeds or never engage. P0981, P0982, P0983 Shift Solenoid D Shift Solenoid D is either shorting out, or an open circuit. I have an Excursion with the V10 , and the engine has turned 200K kilometers this is about 125k miles The engine is still in perfect condition after 12 years of driving , and I expect the engine to work for at least 12 years more or double the distance. Install and start the rest of the pan bolts. This article applies to the F-150 and F-250 Super Duty 2004 - 2014. The computer controls the magnetic field and monitors the cooling fan speed through a sensor built into the magnetic coil housing Figure 2.
Stuck in D or 2. When trying to find information on a trouble code both Google and forum websites can be your best friend. Make sure the filter seal comes out with the filter. When the fluid has drained, install the plug, and use a torque wrench and Allen bit to torque the plug to 18 foot-pounds. This article applies to the Ford F-150. A yellow-orange wrench means your truck is in limp home mode.
P0975, P0976, P0977 Shift Solenoid B Shift Solenoid B is either shorting out, or an open circuit. It's normal for this light to come on if overdrive has been turned off. The 4R100 is a heavier-duty transmission than the 4R70W and is used in the supercharged F-150 Lightning, Excursion, and the F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks. Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!! His buddy and he recently replaced a bad thermistor because the temperature gauge had gone bonkers. We plugged a new range sensor in to see what would happen. The seal is a light-colored rain that fits on the end of the filter. The code circled above will let you know what transmission your truck has.
Special thanks to and his staff for sending us their story and providing the pictures necessary to get this valuable information out onto the street. He sent them some wiring diagrams to help them check for power and ground and, after hanging up, began examining their scan data more carefully. No wonder the customer thought the transmission was slipping! Remove the heater core from the car, taking special care to keep the core upright so no coolant spills out. I called the customer and asked about it. The harness is modular and works with both V10 and V8.
Is your transmission shifting so hard it's giving you whiplash while it rows through the gears? Got to love those chat forums, eh? I offer a reasonable repair service with a lifetime guarantee, check it out: www. The sensor in the fan magnetic-coil assembly shares its reference voltage signal and ground with other sensors in the engine control system, including the range sensor. Twist the filter back and forth while pulling the filter from the transmission. If the pan is stuck, carefully slide a flat-head screwdriver between the pan and transmission to break it loose. Remove the bolts from the transmission pan with a ratchet and socket. Be careful not to burn yourself with hot transmission fluid.