WHEN AUTO GEARBOX GETS WARM, IT ONLY ENGAGES 1ST GEAR AND DOES NOT WANT TO MOVE IN ANY GEAR.

  • Tiny
  • Toerien
  • 1997 Ford Ranchero
  • 244,000 miles

When cold operates all gears. As gearbox warms up, it only engages 1st gear so have to drive very slowly, This is a reconditioned gearbox put in at 200,000kms

Saturday, November 19th, 2011 AT 7:56 AM

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  • Tiny
  • DrCranknWrench
  • Expert
  • 3,458 posts

The most likely causes for the shifting issue is as follows; Blown fuse to the PCM controller
Faulty vehicle speed sensor (VSS)
Shorted second gear control solenoid
Faulty transmission controller (PCM)

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Saturday, November 19th, 2011 AT 8:18 AM

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