IS IT MY TRANSMISSION OR SOMETHING ELSE?

  • Tiny
  • bellbecon06
  • 1978 Ford F-150

I have a 1978 ford f150 ranger slt (automatic) that wont go over 5 mph, was wondering if it is a transmission issue or something else. I was driving to work one day and it was working fine, parked and went to go home and it went into reverse fine and when I went to put it in drive and accelerate it would only go 5 mph. What is wrong with my truck, because it has a brand new engine, and im stumped.

Saturday, July 28th, 2012 AT 3:12 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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It sounds like the trans is slipping. Most likely has a c6 trans and it sounds like the front clutch worn out

Roy

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Saturday, July 28th, 2012 AT 3:16 PM
  • Tiny
  • bellbecon06
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Ok so figuring out little by little that the truck is frankensteined. It has a 1989 AT f150 c6 4s transmission with OD.

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Saturday, July 28th, 2012 AT 3:35 PM
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Overdrive? Did you have another trans installed? 78 only had a 3 speed c6 that I was aware of.

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Saturday, July 28th, 2012 AT 3:36 PM

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