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Old 06-21-2011, 08:19 AM
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Default wierd auto trans problem

so the guys at the shop here have no idea - maybe someone here can help me
1995 2wd ranger with auto trans. only happens when I tow my boat - when I come back after 4-5 hours to take the boat out it will not go into gear- shifter moves but does not move in any gear -2-3 minuts of shifitng back and forth and it clunks into gear - once in gear is it fine rest of day or next morning it works fine - has never happened in the morning when cold - only after putting boat in- no codes on computer

any suggestions???
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Old 06-21-2011, 08:52 AM
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Default Re: wierd auto trans problem

Vacuum line to the transmission is either rusted through or the rubbers cracked. When the rubber gets warm, it expands, letting air in...hence your problem.
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Old 06-21-2011, 09:36 AM
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Default Re: wierd auto trans problem

I'll check that out- thanks
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Old 06-23-2011, 06:07 AM
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Default Re: wierd auto trans problem

so guess I have the 5r55e trans so guess there is no vacuum hose ??

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Old 06-23-2011, 09:22 AM
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Default Re: wierd auto trans problem

Okay, do a filter change then
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