2002 FORD EXPLORER TRANSMISSION CODES !!!!!

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  • knapp023
  • 2002 Ford Explorer

Transmission problem
2002 Ford Explorer V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 155000 miles


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Okay i bought this truck yesterday for $2000 bucks with known tranny problems. The guy i bought i from says he put his computer on it and got these codes; "P1700 which is Trans Intermediate Fault and P0745 which is Trans pressure control solenoid".

My questions:
What do these codes mean?? Can this unit be repaired?? Should i rebuild this unit or put in a used unit?? I found a used tranny locally for $750 with 54000 miles on it.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Seth Knapp

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Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 AT 1:35 PM

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155k on a Ford trans, it is probably done. The control solenoid is inside the trans and will cause it to burn up if not working properly.A low mileage used unit would probably be a good idea. Be sure to flush or replace the trans cooler before installing new one

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Thursday, February 5th, 2009 AT 7:44 AM
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Thanks for the response. Would I be better off having it rebuilt? If I went that route I would get a warranty. Thanks.

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Thursday, February 5th, 2009 AT 7:49 AM
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If you ae into spending the money, that would definitly be the way to go

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Thursday, February 5th, 2009 AT 7:56 AM
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What do you think a rebuild like that might cost?

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Thursday, February 5th, 2009 AT 10:07 AM
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Probably gonna be a couple thousand. Call around for estimates is your best bet.

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Thursday, February 5th, 2009 AT 10:10 AM

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