Asked by Feb 02, 2019 at 11:59 AM about the 2002 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2002 Ford Explorer and lately I've been
having to get a transmission flush every month and
when I get a transmission flush my transmission
fluid be filthy and when this happens my car rides
funny I really have to mash the gas in order to take
off can someone please tell me what's going on
with my truck

1 Answer


The clutch packs inside the transmission are slipping. This is why your transmission fluid is black all the time. That is clutch material wearing away due to slippage. Time for a new vehicle or a $2000 tranny job/replacement. Get an estimate first.

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