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#16 of 613 vibration problem,2006 f150
Nov 01, 2006 (1:58 pm)
my 2006 f150 has had a vibration during acceleration.i have had it back to the dealer 3 times.They said it is normal.I find it hard to believe they would invest in quiet steel and not worry about vibrations.It is like a buzzing more than a grinding.It is not acceptable to me that the 2 vehicle's i just sold,a honda with 150,000miles and nissan pickup with 85,000 miles were smoother than my brand new truck.And the dealers response to this problem was IT IS WHAT IT IS.It is the last ford and american vehicle i will ever own!Good job FORD another lost customer.
#17 of 613 Your dealer is a Moroon.
Nov 02, 2006 (11:46 am)
Don't take one dealer's word for it. If you are unhappy, try a different dealer.
#18 of 613 '99 F-150 transmission problem
Nov 09, 2006 (9:25 pm)
I've had my F-150 (4X2) for a while with 120K miles. I mainted it pretty well with all the scheduled maintenance. But, I found out a few months ago that the radiator fluid was flooded with pink transmission fluid. My machanic said his never seen it before. I replaced the radiator and flushed both the radiator and transmission (this took more than 6 tries at the dealer over a 3 day period). They warned that there might be transmission damange and told me to keep an eye on it. This seemed to have fixed it for couple of months.
Now I find that the transmission is very rough and it hesitates for upto 5 seconds from 1st to 2nd, which makes the truck loose power dramatically. I'm afraid to take it in to hear that the transmission needs to be replaced. Everything else seems to be fine. There is no 'funny' noise or feel when the car is idle or is in high gear.
Does anyone have any ideas of what I might expect to hear and what my options are if I need to replace the transmission? I don't want to take it to a dealer as the labor rate is high, but it's too big to trust it to my local mechanic. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
#19 of 613 Re: '99 F-150 transmission problem [one17]
Nov 10, 2006 (6:26 pm)
First you need to find a different mechanic if the one you have been using has never seen an internal leak in the radiator between the cooling system and the transmission cooler. Granted this is not a very common problem but certainly not unheard of either.
My preference would be to ask friends,co-worker, etc for a recommendation for a independent shop that specializes in transmissions. It sounds as if your transmission is on its last legs.
#20 of 613 re:1992 f150 4x4 tranmission does not engage
Nov 14, 2006 (7:15 am)
transmission does not engage right away when engine cold.everything find when warmed up.fluid ok.any ideas
#21 of 613 re:1992 f150 4x4 tranmission does not engage [daisylady2]
Nov 14, 2006 (7:25 pm)
Hope you have better luck the me, I have had my 250 in the tranny shope for going on 2wks, they have had it hooked to the computer, but says my truck won't talk to their computer, the took it down the road to an elec. specialist and got the same thing. Now they are going to try going wire by wire. Mine won't go into D or OD till it worms up but will go in 1 and 2 .
#22 of 613 re:1992 f150 4x4 tranmission does not engage [timbertim]
Nov 15, 2006 (7:58 pm)
Thanks for the information timbertim please let me know how you make out.My truck is presently in the body shop;so I have to wait before repairing the tranmission.
#23 of 613 re:1992 f150 4x4 tranmission does not engage [daisylady2]
Nov 29, 2006 (10:19 pm)
Just got my 93 out of the shop. It was the Solenoid in the transmission and the wiring harness that conects to it. Replaced both after 2 weeks of checking things out. Tim
#24 of 613 re:1992 f150 4x4 tranmission does not engage [timbertim]
Dec 03, 2006 (7:38 pm)
Thank you very much for the information Tim,this will be helpful for me now and in the future.
#25 of 613 Re: 2006 F150 transmission noise [patsea2]
Dec 26, 2006 (11:47 pm)
Had the same thing with my 2004 FX-4. Finally nailed it. The geniuses (geni?) at Ford made the IWE solenoid notso much weatherproof, and it controls the 4wd system. There is a TSB out for it finally. TSB 06-08-145. Now I'm trying to get them to do something about my tires......