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Old 05-26-2011, 08:05 PM
Mopher42 Mopher42 is offline
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I have a 2000 Ranger with 87000 miles 3.0 L Auto 4speed. Twice now I have had trouble going into reverse. I will put the truck in reverse and it will not engage. Is this the torque converter? I have checked fluid and after a few minutes at idle it warms up and the fluid is in the Do Not Add part of the transmission dipstick. Any help is appreciated.
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Old 05-26-2011, 08:11 PM
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Default Re: Transmission Question

for one you have to run the car for like 15 minutes to warm the tranny up, you should drive around for a bit, its possible you need a tranny flush or something. thats plenty of miles for the tranny filter to get gummed up.
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Old 05-26-2011, 08:27 PM
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most likely not a tc problem. those are made known by not shifting into o/d, and similar problems.

tsb 99-16-10
tsb 3-22-10

google those and see if either sounds right. the former is probably more relevant.
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