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Forum: Transmissions
05-18-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

With the sensor in the line to the cooler I...

With the sensor in the line to the cooler I expect you're going to be back here asking for help with an overheating transmission. In that location, when towing up a grade 300F is not unusual. That...
Forum: Transmissions
05-18-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

Each time you get the warnings it means the...

Each time you get the warnings it means the problem is present right then. Resetting the codes will only turn it off until the next time it sees the fault, which from what you have said would be...
Forum: Transmissions
05-06-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

I would never reuse a converter OR a transmission...

I would never reuse a converter OR a transmission cooler. There is no effective way to flush either. And you don't want debris from the old transmission to destroy the new transmission.
Forum: Transmissions
05-03-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

I've never heard of a burnt up case. A case can...

I've never heard of a burnt up case. A case can get damaged if something fails inside the trans and damages the case.
Forum: Transmissions
04-26-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

The 4R70 has 700 lb-ft of torque capacity after...

The 4R70 has 700 lb-ft of torque capacity after the torque converter multiplication. The 4R75 has 750 lb-ft capacity.

Also, Sharonville and Livonia are two different plants. Sharonville is in...
Forum: Transmissions
04-25-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

I'm not familiar with this particular trans, but...

I'm not familiar with this particular trans, but this is a common complaint that has been around for years. It's caused by a dty slip joint in the driveshaft. Ford has a special lube just for slip...
Forum: Transmissions
04-14-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

I do not know of any limitation that says you...

I do not know of any limitation that says you can't tow in overdrive. Where did you get that from?
Forum: Transmissions
04-02-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

Oh! Oh! I know the answer, too!

Oh! Oh! I know the answer, too!
Forum: Transmissions
04-01-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

No, it does not. Have you ever measured...

No, it does not.

Have you ever measured this, or are you just guessing because the ATF goes into the radiator, which we all know is hot, right? Here is a revelation, NO, the radiator is NOT...
Forum: Transmissions
03-28-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

A plate type works much better than a fin and...

A plate type works much better than a fin and tube, but neither works as well as the radiator cooler.
Forum: Transmissions
03-25-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

A new transmission may not fix it. The problem...

A new transmission may not fix it. The problem could be outside of the transmission.
Forum: Transmissions
03-13-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

I've seen transmissions get snow packed to where...

I've seen transmissions get snow packed to where they wouldn't engage into park. Obviously, that was before I moved to Florida.
Forum: Transmissions
02-09-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,026
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

The 5R110W is SO much more complicated than the...

The 5R110W is SO much more complicated than the other transmissions listed. I'd be VERY surprised if this controller can do a decent job of controlling a 5R110W.
Forum: Transmissions
02-06-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,026
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

I doubt that he waited 12 years for your reply. ...

I doubt that he waited 12 years for your reply.

In theory, yes, that would be the way to do it. The reality is that nobody makes a stand alone controller that can control a 5R110W TorqShift...
Forum: Transmissions
02-03-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

You could have had cross leakage which partially...

You could have had cross leakage which partially applied the reverse clutch. If there is enough pressure to make the friction materials touch they will get VERY hot VERY quickly. If they get hot...
Forum: Transmissions
02-02-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

I'd say they are correct about the OD sprag. It's...

I'd say they are correct about the OD sprag. It's failed.
Forum: Transmissions
02-02-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

I've never heard of a lock for a reverse gear...

I've never heard of a lock for a reverse gear clutch. It sounds like a part that someone who knows nothing about transmissions made up. That's the problem with internet diagnosis. A good writer can...
Forum: Transmissions
01-31-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

The 5R110W requires MERCON SP, not MERCON V....

The 5R110W requires MERCON SP, not MERCON V. MERCON V will destroy the solenoids in a 5R110W.
Forum: Transmissions
01-26-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

Some of the fluid from the torque converter is...

Some of the fluid from the torque converter is draining into the pan when it sits overnight. When you start the engine the pump puts the fluid back in the torque converter.
Forum: Transmissions
12-23-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

I've seen this before. Changing the transmission...

I've seen this before. Changing the transmission fluid has fixed it.
Forum: Transmissions
12-22-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

How do the wires check electrically? Do they have...

How do the wires check electrically? Do they have continuity? Are there shorts to each other, or shorts to ground? If you don't know the answers to these you have NO IDEA if the wiring is good or...
Forum: Transmissions
12-07-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

The next step is to get the codes read. The...

The next step is to get the codes read. The places that read codes free CANNOT read these codes. You need either a good independent shop or a Ford dealer.
Forum: Transmissions
11-20-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

The only automatic available in 2000 with a 4.6L...

The only automatic available in 2000 with a 4.6L was the 4R70W. It can't be anything else.
Forum: Transmissions
11-10-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 124,927
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

A 4R100 and a 4R70W are NOT interchangeable. You...

A 4R100 and a 4R70W are NOT interchangeable. You would need to change the wiring, the computer, the crossmember, and both driveshafts. And that's just the list off the top of my head. There are...
Forum: Transmissions
11-07-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By Mark Kovalsky

The sensor is in the solenoid body. The solenoid...

The sensor is in the solenoid body. The solenoid body is in the pan, but raised from the bottom.The sensor shows a good average temperature inside the transmission. The fluid in the pan is the...
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