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#536 of 823 Re: 2002 Ford Focus Transmission Repair Instructions [aokrongly]
Jul 18, 2012 (4:05 pm)
hey im having tranny problems in my 08 focus se and im wondering if it may be a solenoid problem i dont think its solenoid A but it still may be one of them i posted my problem its #535 if you would take a look the tranny shop said it may be a solenoid manually sticking since its not throwing computer codes or maybe a valve in the valve-body. what do you think.
#537 of 823 Re: Will not change out of gear [xennus]
Jul 18, 2012 (4:28 pm)
just because the cable connections are fine doesn't mean that the cable inside its plastic is not broken that may be why when you pushed the arm to change gears it worked see if you can do that again with out some one in the care moving the shifter. it does sound like its broke try puting the shifter all the way back to 1 then go out and move the arm i bet you can move it to all gears.
#538 of 823 Re: 2008 focus se tranny problems [chrislindsy]
Jul 19, 2012 (12:08 pm)
hey every on i fixed my problem it was the mass air flow senser i took it out hit it with some electronics cleaner and no more transmission problems dont ask me how that is connected with the transmission as of right now i have no ideal but i will do some research and find out.
#539 of 823 Re: 2012 focus transmission shift issue [jshire]
Jul 19, 2012 (1:10 pm)
I feel your pain. In the UK the ford dealer did not even know what parts to order so I called back to the states and ordered all six of the solenoids. I will know if the $800 is work it in a few weeks when I get time to change them.
#540 of 823 Ford Tranny
Jul 26, 2012 (2:43 pm)
Should one buy a six speed ? I don't see it offered,
#541 of 823 Re: 2012 focus transmission shift issue [jshire]
Aug 04, 2012 (2:51 am)
Good news. My German made 2001 Ford Focus was slipping out of gear and I ordered all six solenoids from the US and all the parts matched. Replacing the solenoids fixed my problem of the transmission dropping out of gear when it shifted from second to third and sometimes other gears. I could not find any way to recognize which solenoid was causing the problem so replacing all of them is probably the only solution. The cost for all six was $800 and I had to get someone to ship them since the parts had to be picked up on person.
#542 of 823 04 focus Trans just stopped
Aug 14, 2012 (5:52 pm)
So last summer my 04 zts focus wldnt go faster than 35mph ( bought used from local Chevy dealer) took car to selling dealer whr warranty was, they said was a sticking caliper n brakeline & fluid issue. After reading posting now believe it ws a solenoid issue. Either way car ws fixed no further issues. Last week got 2 blocks from home n car just stopped accellerating. Engine was fine but Trans just stopped working with no "signs" of trouble. No o/d light on, no CEL, no hard shift or slipping. Just stopped engaging! Any help or recommendations as to problem? Just solenoid, Tcm or do I need new Trans? If so is it better to rebuild or replace w/another used Trans? Help!
#543 of 823 Re: 04 focus Trans just stopped [dtrtfocus]
Aug 15, 2012 (8:01 am)
This may be overly simplistic, but did you check the fluid level? If it is too low, it will reach that point where it simply doesn't have the fluid pressure to engage.
#544 of 823 Re: 04 focus Trans just stopped [xwesx]
Aug 15, 2012 (10:43 am)
Have to be honest w/you..... No I haven't checked fluid levels!!
#545 of 823 Re: 04 focus Trans just stopped [dtrtfocus]
Aug 16, 2012 (10:31 am)
Do that before anything else at this point. If it is low, top it off with the appropriate fluid type, then test again.
If that is the problem, the next thing is to determine why the level was low (e.g., leak, but how severe and where?).