Recent Topics
96 integra temperature needle reading low
by garlicbreadman
04/01/15 11:26 AM
2007 Harley Dyna Front Brake Light Switch Issues
by Silverado12
04/01/15 09:41 AM
Advice on a 2006 Xterra
by JasonK94Z
04/01/15 09:08 AM
Which .38spl +P?
by MADMIKE
04/01/15 08:59 AM
SR-71 V-8 Startup!
by Stelth
04/01/15 08:37 AM
So whatever became of deflategate?
by grampi
04/01/15 08:06 AM
How many water jugs to stop a .38 SP +P
by Tom NJ
04/01/15 08:00 AM
Wide bumper gap - what to do?
by sasilverbullet
04/01/15 07:27 AM
Laws of Phisics -- Fram Ultra
by Phishin
04/01/15 06:39 AM
Google maps Pacman! A great time waster
by xfactor9
04/01/15 04:41 AM
CL Ad w/ MY PICTURE of MY CAR in it!!
by Turk
04/01/15 04:15 AM
Regional sludging? How to deal with it?
by Oro_O
04/01/15 04:02 AM
Newest Members
gmoy22, RandyRay, MotoMike73, jcansler, sfhgolftdi
53398 Registered Users
Who's Online
99 registered (Al, 2010_FX4, 97tbird, 3for3, 86cutlass307, 3800Series, 8 invisible), 1775 Guests and 181 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
53398 Members
66 Forums
229037 Topics
3660807 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#2279912 - 06/05/11 04:27 PM Shifting
sleepery Offline


Registered: 06/19/09
Posts: 150
Loc: NY
I have noticed a pronounced downshift in my 99 ford explorer from 3'rd to second over the last two monthhs . Is this a sign that the tranny is failing ? I am usually off the gas pedal when I feel a Hard downshift at around 35 mph

Top
#2279939 - 06/05/11 05:28 PM Re: Shifting [Re: sleepery]
GMBoy Offline


Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 6754
Loc: Texas
Try changing the trans fluid and filter. You'd be surprised what fresh fluid can "cure".

Top
#2280035 - 06/05/11 07:50 PM Re: Shifting [Re: sleepery]
morris Offline


Registered: 08/24/08
Posts: 3681
Loc: ks, wichita
yep change. i have found that my dodge trans like rear end grease. but i am NOT saying you should do it

Top
#2280038 - 06/05/11 07:51 PM Re: Shifting [Re: sleepery]
morris Offline


Registered: 08/24/08
Posts: 3681
Loc: ks, wichita
yep change. i have found that my dodge trans like rear end grease. but i am NOT saying you should do it

Top
#2281426 - 06/07/11 08:49 AM Re: Shifting [Re: sleepery]
sleepery Offline


Registered: 06/19/09
Posts: 150
Loc: NY
Thanks . I am planning to drop the pan later this month . I will probably use regular Mercon v Fluid . I am not sure what is in there now . I found a reciept for a atf fluid change from previous owner . It was done close to 40k ago .

Top