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#1421 of 2180 Re: Rough Automatic shifting - loud and violent and random
Aug 17, 2005 (8:59 am)
I'm fishing for ideas on very rough automatic shifting on a 1994 f150. I took it into the ford dealer and he did $1,500 worth of stuff, replaced most everything on either side of the driveshaft (u-joints, bearings, etc.). Didn't fix it.
The problem goes away and reappears. Ran fine for the first day out of the shop. Then for 3 or 4 days, I get a violent crash thud especially going into 2nd, and 3rd, and less noticeable in higher gears. Today I drove it to the dealer to show them, and it's shifting beatifully again.
When it's bad, you would think that someone has ran into the truck, and your neck snaps back!
Is there something that can "fall" into and out of proper alignment like that?
Thanks for any ideas....
#1422 of 2180 Re: Ford 2005 F150 Lariat vibration [ranger67]
Aug 19, 2005 (8:29 am)
I have a 2004 F-150 with the same problem (Virbations). In fact it is in shop now and the dealer I bought it from has taken it to another dealer to see if they might fix it. This is the 6th time it has been in for that. I have 4875 miles on it, and have been driveing it since Oct. 11, 2004. They change Tires, Drive Shaft, Virbation thing on the back of truck. I don't think they have it fixed this time, they have had it all week. It is really bad in the morning, like a flat on tire. The more you drive it the better it gets. The dealer has another one just like mine on lot they are going into Arbitration with it and I have talked to them too. I can't afford to give Ford $25000.00. I just want my truck fixed.
#1423 of 2180 F-150 Vibration
Aug 19, 2005 (11:29 am)
I will not go 1 year trying to fix this problem like you have. I have had my 2005 Lariat at the dealership for repair 3 times and a total of 15 days since I picked it up 34 days ago. They have balanced the tires, scoped the engine, changed the drive shaft and installed shims. They were to call Ford engineering today. I told Ford customer service this morning that I wanted a new truck. They told me that I needed to give them 2 to 5 business days to respond to what the next step will be. I am getting really turned off about Ford products and Ford service!
#1424 of 2180 Re: DEALER BLEW MY ENGINE NEED ADVICE.. [apapp4]
Aug 19, 2005 (12:14 pm)
I would talk to maybe the owner of the dealership or someone high up, beacuse you deserve a new motor no question about it. Raise some sort of hell thats all I can say!
#1425 of 2180 Re: ford 250 diesel backfire [emoreno]
Aug 19, 2005 (12:18 pm)
The problem is with your ignition coils misfiring, I had the same problem a while back. The bad news is that mine cost $900 to fix. By the way get yourself some english or writing classes, Thanks.
#1426 of 2180 Re: 2000 F350 Crew Cab Long Bed 7.3 Clunk Problem [beachrichard]
Aug 19, 2005 (7:04 pm)
I have a 2005 F150 4 x 2 SuperCrew Lariat with 3400 miles. The transmission shifts hard and clunks "periodically" especially when it has warmed up. It is readily noticeable from a stop. Several times the truck would lurch forward as if it was a mismanaged manual clutch. There is also a noticeable problem, both accelerating and decelerating between 1500 to 2200 rpm. Again a hard clunk when up or down shifting. I know what the service bulletin says but this is not normal. Anyone have ideas or solutions. Of course the dealer cant duplicate.
Aug 20, 2005 (12:15 pm)
The air from the blower on my 98 F150 changes from the panel vents to the defrost vent when the vehicle is under acceleration. Can't find any vacuum leaks. Has anyone had this experience and where I might go next to trouble-shoot?
#1428 of 2180 Re: F-150 XLT 2005 1000mi A/C PROBLEM [mgh]
Aug 20, 2005 (7:43 pm)
Did you ever get your A/C Problem figured out? I am having the same exact issue with my 04 F-150 4x4
Any info would be appreciated...
#1429 of 2180 Re: 2004 F-150 Brake/Rotor Problems [dave150]
Aug 21, 2005 (11:04 am)
I have also had problems with ALL 3 Ford F-150's bought in 2004. My personal truck is a F150 Supercrew 4x4 Lariat of which I do not tow or haul anything with has been in the shop for brakes 7 times. The FORD FACTORY REP JUST SAYS SORRY, WE ARE NOT REPLACING IT!!!
Other problems I have had with this truck are:
1. Rear axle grinding while in reverse on a cold start up.
2. Brake wheel vibration. 7 times repaired. I only have 37,000 miles on this truck! IT IS A NIGHTMARE.
3. Flat acceleration.
4. Engine hesitation.
5. AC issues.
6. Unknown source of vibration while driving, not braking. Think it might be the drive train.
7. Hard transmission shifts at random.
Has anyone either gotten their truck replaced by Ford via Lemon Law or a total fix on the brakes?
#1430 of 2180 overdrive switch on superduty f-250
Aug 21, 2005 (9:38 am)
When I press the switch that is on the end of the shifter, it will not turn off the overdrive. Can it be because the switch is bad.