I'm going to get an obd2 scanner today&see what code I come up with Re:Transmission

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Asked by Mar 10, 2017 at 09:55 AM about the 2006 Ford Explorer XLT V8

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've a 2006 Ford Explorer Xlt .4wd.I'd bought it problay
6months ago & it was told to me ,the mechanic that
worked there .Was the previous owner.I'd purchased it
As is ,because of the reassurance that it was
serviced.Had I done my homework ,I'd have researched
that there's a long paper trail of problems with the
transmission.Long story short .Last week we'd had a
storm&I'd gotten stuck in own drive way.I'll be honest
&say I rocked the Hell outta it.Well ,next day got in put I
to reverse&it barely moved.spinning as if it was on
ice¬.&then no accceloration in drive.After Messing
with it.I put into3rd.gear&it drives.I can go into drive
when moving,as soon as slowing down,or stopping
Has to go back into 3rd.to start out..Sorry for the Novel
..Of course I'm a female & we tend to ramble on...Sorry
guys ..But any advice would be appreciated .Thanks.

5 Answers

25,805

Make sure you get a code scanner that does OBDII, CAN, and ABS. A lot of transmission shops will charge you a service fee to retrieve codes (~$75 - 100), so buying your own code reader makes sense, however the better ones can be $200 or more. You could also try Autozone or Advance for a free code scan.

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Nice Dog !

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Thanks for your help ,I appreciate your input.I'd not thought about the CAN&ABS.I just figured id better check it out4myself,God knows there's solenoids,sensors,band adjustment,servo,Etc.So ty4 the heads up with scanner.I'll try AutoZone. (Wasnt sure of they'd do read on it ,w/o check engine light.?)Anyhow,"Thanks,its good to have a forum to go, with so much enthusiasm&help.

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25,805

Autozone is an expensive place to buy a scanner lol, Harbor Freight is cheaper, or Amazon or even Walmart has them.

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Hahaha.Lol...I understood what you'd meant about having it checked at auto zone ..&just bought obd2@walmart this am .Thmks.

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