I have had the truck for less than a week and have experienced no real slippage or hard shifting but I have seen the postings all over the net about the 5r55e transmission and various problems with blown valve body gaskets, bad servo, speed sensors and bore hole issues. Because this transmission was widely used the changes of you running across a damaged one is pretty high. Once you have the valve body out you can go to the work bench and spread some towels and begin the fun part. At this point you should be able to see where the gasket is blown out like mine below. All shift solenoids and lockup solenoids are tested three different ways.
Overall I would rate this project a 7 out of 10 10 being really hard. All Of Our Products Are Tested At Our Location In Tampa, Fl. Heck honestly if someone has a clue give me a call or shoot me a text at 7068791518 names brandon. All that is left is to remove some parts for some reason which ford did not specify. First, they are individually tested on a regular analog Sol-X for efficiency. Hello, I am at my wits end and was wondering if I could ask your expertise on the 5r55e transmission. Here's some information and a video that you may find useful: Ford used the 5R55E in many rear and 4 wheel Drive applications.
Finally, this valve body contains seven additional updates that are exclusive to this remanufactured valve body. Next reinstall the manual detent return spring and make sure ur valve is installed correctly: Now you should be ready to plug the wires back in on the solenoids. Towing over the maximum recommended max load or staying into the throttle hard going up a steep hill on a hot day will cause the transmission to overheat. Here is my crude but effective template. I did have the transmission scanned by a repair shop and the returned codes were p0732 and p0735 indicating slippage in the respective gears. At Sunbelt Valve Body Builders We Pride Ourselves In 100% Satisfaction.
Once the filter is off you can make a template of you valve body bolts. Coolers come in all shapes and sizes and most are of a universal design, making them relatively easy to install. If you get no reading that means the solenoid has failed due to a break in the internal coil wiring. Overview: If your 1995-2002 Ford Ranger lost its reverse, or is having troubles shifting, you may have a blown valve body gasket. Uniquely designed Sonnax parts target the root cause of valve body complaints and stop critical circuit pressure losses in the most common problem areas of the transmission.
It was extensively used throughout the different Ford brands, including Lincoln and Mercury. Hook the wires from your ohm meter to the two leads coming off the solenoid. My transmission took 7 quarts of oil so be prepared for that. You do not need to remove any of the bolts to go this. Then torque the bolts to 80 inch lbs and then to 115 inch pounds. Re-manufactured transmissions are the same or better than a new transmission at a fraction of the cost. Posted by on Monday, February 18th, 2013 The.
This is an easy problem to diagnose and only requires basic tools. I have also circled the gear selector valve and how it attaches. I cannot stress enough that this is where you need to be careful. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. There was a huge chunk of old gasket stuck in one of the galleries of my transmission. I recently purchased a 2000 ford explorer with a 6 cylinder and 4wd. The bonded gaskets should eliminate the blow out problem.
They are individually tested on a digital Sol-X for amperage and calibration. After that the symptoms still remained so I replaced the epc, tcc and shift solenoid. No information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Pull the bolts and leave a couple in so you can direct the flow of trans fluid towards the pan. Once you are on the work bench you can remove the three bolts that hold the separator gasket on.
Here are a few things that every shop owner and vehicle owner should know about the. It does it at cruising speed when barely holding the throttle. Install the pan and than add oil. Pull your transmission pan down, remove your valve body and see if either the gasket between the plate and transmission is damaged as on our Explorer or the gasket between the plate and valve body is damaged. Below is the torque pattern: Now you can reinstall the reverse servo and cover.
Everything fit like it should and as described. Common Problems for The Ford 5R55E Transmission: Do You Know What They Are? There are check valves in the valve body and you want them to stay there, so keep the open valve body face up. You may remove these both and lay them off to the side and there should be a place in the template for the bolt. Now its time to button up! You can throw these parts away. All do-it-yourself projects entail some risk.
This is critical because there are something of 6 different length bolts. All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. I would just recommend reusing the old gasket. In the event that your transmission has had a major failure, I recommend you look at replacing it with over one that has simply been rebuilt. Global Transmission Parts is not liable for any errors or omissions.