This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2000 Ford Explorer. I believe it to be a 5r55E. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and independent mechanic where they informed that the failure was related to the gear shifter cable. My only problems were a leaky intake manifold gasket Ford should have fixed this under warrant, but didn't - you lost marks, there guys, especially when you changed the wrong part first and charged me for that too. Slips between 2nd and 3rd gear. The problems again got worse and because it was almost at the end of the 5 year warranty we told them about the problems but they couldn't find anything wrong.
I of course had minor repair problems like brakes and taillights and things of that nature but nothing over a couple hundred bucks. That's the low pressure side. What a bunch of crooks! My family is the second owner of my 2000 Explorer 5. Dealer found elc trans diagnostic found internal wear. Interior All models have front bucket seats, but fancier captain's chairs and leather buckets are available. I'm sure that something could be easily fabricated.
Anyway I dont like taking her to Ford dealerships because they all suck. They acknowledged that there is a problem and that the design has been changed to correct it. Vehicle was repaired cost 2229. Car has been very reliable - oil changes, brakes, new tires, maintenance stuff. Now just a few years later I'm having transmission issues again.
. They also stated that my car was no longer covered by a warranty. Ford has long known that they have had transmission problems with the things. Regardless of age, I don't think any transmission should fail with only 32k miles on the car. The car then would not move.
When this happens, lining up the torque converter to the flexplate is possible but you'll notice that the transmission is seized internally if you try to do the installation. All of the above happened to me. The vehicle speed was about 50 mph, he hit the passing gear and the vehicle dropped to first gear. And then people wonder why ford is going under?? Transmission slips when shifting gears. You may be hard pressed to find one like mine that has never been smoked in or wrecked, but keep looking. How can a transmission shred itself in 1 month? Also, most local garages know how to fix them and most auto parts stores can supply what you need after the ten year cut off that dealers are legally required to supply parts for. Check also our 2000 Ford Explorer manual transmission catalog.
If he kicked the vehicle into passing gear the engine revved even more. I use low gear in steep mountain terrain where I live and it is a safety issue. The transmission seems to fail at an early or late into ownership. Had a crack in the drum in the valve body of the trans. The contact stated that while attempting to park, the gear selector would not shift into the park position. It would be well worth your time. Very under rated for what it is expected to perform.
I kept the 1997 transmission. Pat Milligan runs the best dealership I have ever experience, and my first car was an Edsel 54 years ago. I bought this thing brand new and I will tell you that I will never ever purchase a Ford or Ford related vehicle again. The vehicle was put in second gear and taken to the dealership. The consumer called the manufacturer, and they did not reimburse him any money. I have been driving it ever since.
Car is comfortable, driven on long trips and not tiring. Exterior The slow-selling two-door Explorer is shorter by about 10 inches, both in wheelbase and overall length, than the four-door. After pulling over and turning the ignition off, we noticed smoke coming from the hood. What's the significance of all these numbers? The vehicle was pulled over to determine a problem. We bought it many years ago when it was about six years old, with a little less than 100K on it It currently has 234,000+ and still trucking on very reliably.
Complaint Number: 10348932 Incident Date: August 8, 2010 Date Added to File: August 12, 2010 Description of the Complaint: 2000 ford explorer 4. Previously they replaced the fuel pump. The two-door model comes in a sport trim and seats four. When I was driving it started to jerk and slip out of gear. This was a long term problem which should have been acted on back at the 50,000 mile mark. The large sunroof is great, too. Mechanically, I have only had to replace a front wheel bearing, but overall it has been very reliable.
It blew one head gasket and I'm sure that it has blown a second one. Consumer had been to the dealership on two separate occasions, but problem still occurring. I buy Goodyear Wrangler tires. You will see the connector with a 10mm bolthead fastener. The vehicle was taken to an authorized three times but the failure could not be duplicated. The transmission has now gone out for the second time. Have to switch overdrive off to gain traction.