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Old May 19th, 2011, 09:22 PM   #1
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Default 94 F150 4x4 E4OD Transmission

I have a 94 F150 XLT 4x4 with 105k miles and the transmission seems healthy, but shifts kind of hard from 3rd to 4th gear. The trans fluid is normal color and doesn't smell burned or anything. I've read that this was normal for some 90's F150's to do this. Anyone know if thats true? I had a 95 2wd XLT with I think the C6 and noticed the transmission was kind of sluggish when shifting and did the same thing.

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Old May 20th, 2011, 10:21 AM   #2
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Watch fluid levels and temperature. Those trans's are known for overdrive malfunctions.
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Old May 20th, 2011, 10:26 AM   #3
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If you do need to replace it, Dumperdave on this site has my old E40D out of my Flareside for sale at a great price.
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Watch fluid levels and temperature. Those trans's are known for overdrive malfunctions.
Yeah I think the trans is fine, its just normal for them to shift a little hard. it does feel like it comes in and out of overdrive though sometimes. RPM's never rev up or anything like its slipping, fluid is good, and still doesn't smell burned at all.
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My F150 did the same thing for years. It seemed to do it more when the temperature was warmer outside.
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Old May 22nd, 2011, 11:29 PM   #6
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Just noticed tonight that it usually shifts at around 1500 RPM in 3rd gear, but now it hits around 2200 rpm before shifting. Definetly not going into overdrive. Is there any way to fix it?
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