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How do I know if my transmission modulator is bad?
When you have a bad modulator valve, some or all of the following symptoms will begin to manifest themselves:
- A whistling sound (from a leaking diaphragm)
- White smoke coming out of the exhaust (from a leaking diaphragm)
- Early or late shifting.
- Hard shifts (usually causing the car to jerk)
- A rough idle.
What transmission does a 2000 Ford Explorer have?
|AT 6 cylinder (4.0L) OHV (VIN X, 8th digit) (5R55E) 4×4
What kind of transmission is in a Ford Explorer?
Difference Between the 2020 Ford Explorer and 2019 Ford Explorer
|2020 Ford Explorer
|2019 Ford Explorer
|10-speed shiftable automatic
|6-speed shiftable automatic
What kind of transmission does a Ford Explorer use?
Ford Automatic Transmission Application Guide Model Years Engine Type / Size TYPE EXPEDITION 2007-2008 V8 5.4L 6R75/80 EXPLORER 95-96 V6 4.0L 4R55E EXPLORER 96-01 V8 5.0L 4R70W EXPLORER 97-01 V6 4.0L 5R55E
What happens when you change the modulator on a Ford truck?
Modulators are known to break their diaphragm and allow transmission fluid to be literally sucked out of the transmission and into the engine through its hose. Remove the bolt from the small bracket holding the modulator into the transmission.
Can a Transmission Control Module have a problem?
Like any other part in your vehicle, the transmission control module can experience problems. It’s vital to catch them early on to avoid more extensive damage to your transmission.
What causes transmission fluid to come out of the modulator?
Shake the end of the hose and see if any transmission fluid comes out. Modulators are known to break their diaphragm and allow transmission fluid to be literally sucked out of the transmission and into the engine through its hose.