It's fairly easy to replace the solenoid. So if your car is hesitating b … etween gears, the solenoid may need replaced or there could just be a problem with one of the wires. I have used the key to unlock the control in the transmission, but sometime things will come on and off by themselves. There is a major problem with these transmission. I recommend that you bring the car to them if you it's close. Put the new solenoid in.
There were noises coming from the front of the vehicle. Make sure you get all the bolts off, it's easy to miss one. The shift solenoid is the portion of the transmission which actually moves the transmission from gear to gear. Two days later I received a phone call from the mechanic. Not sure if it is going to need major repair and still paying for this one is terrible. Excercise caution when removing the wiring harness from the shift solenoids because the wiring harness is easily damaged. It handles great, rides comfortably, and I have averaged about 34 miles per gallon since we bought it.
The approximate failure mileage was 59,570. There is no screws you need to remove on that plastic cover. I took it to a transmission shop and they were saying something about the third gear differential and having to fix the obviously plastic transmission and it costing upwards of 2 grand. What repairs can fix the P0772 code? The throttle has a delay of about one second, so it is continually 1 second behind the commands of the driver. Thank God it was a Sunday not too much traffic We had a transmission garage check it on the computer.
Use a scan tool to access the error codes in the electrical system that identify the specific problem. It gave that code and said shift solenoid A. The canister is on the passengers side near the firewall if I recall correctly. Aamco stated that the solenoids needed to be replaced. Took it back to have them look at it and dealer said the overdrive connection was unhooked. The next overshoot is worse.
The most recent information is available through Ford Motor Company's on-line technical resources. The contact stated while driving, the vehicle exhibited an abnormal popping noise as the transmission began shifting hard, causing an unusual increase in engine rpms. All for the same problem. The symptoms are that the transmission disengages slips out of gear when it goes into 3rd gear. Get to Ford on Friday May 11th. I am having the ford repoed and I am now driving my shiny, reliable 2010 Toyota Corolla. Actually there are more than one shift solenoid; not sure how many on the 02 Expedition, but, probably 3 or 4.
Refer to Pinpoint Test A. I almost got rear-ended due to this problem. Continually trying to correct for the lack of control of speed results in an excessive distraction and continually takes the eyes of the driver off the road. Then I removed the pan. Work the pliers under the edge of the Plug and use a small block of wood under the pliers for leverage. Hook your jumper wire from the positive cable still on battery to your negative terminal off the battery. The car do not shift properly.
Needless to say, I was not going to pay to fix that. This has just started on this 2007 fusion with in last 7 days. I had to drive home in second. Then support the pan and remove the rest of the bolts, being careful not to tilt the pan too much or you take a trans fluid bath. Common symptoms of wear or failure that help to identify shift control solenoid malfunctions include the illumination of the check engine light and shifting problems with an automatic transmission.
As this was a reported problem on my service records, tried to get ford to cover their product and show customer loyalty with no avail. Perhaps it needs to be reopened again. Complaint Number: 10384508 Incident Date: February 1, 2009 Date Added to File: February 25, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2007 ford fusion. Now they ask for the Vin. Solenoid problems can delay gear engagement, either because the solenoid is stuck or because electrical problems are sending too much or insufficient electricity.