Greetings Ford Fans,
I just bought an 86 Taurus with a slipping trans. From what I've been able
to discover, there is an aluminum piston, that needs to be a steel piston,
that is causing the problem.
I and my son are adventurous souls and are going to repair the transmission.
All I know about this creature is that from 86 to 91, this was a problem.
I'm not really sure this is my problem.
Does anyone know anything about this problem and what I'm going to discover
when I get in there? The internet is very vague and incomplete in it's
description of the problem.
The aluminum piece has a tendency to crack, allowing apply pressure to leak
past. Due to the resulting weak, half-assed apply, expect to find
a trashed friction. Slushbox rebuilding can get to be a bit involved
and unforgiving, and these 'boxes were not exactly known for durability to
begin with. In my humble opinion, buy a rebuilt unit to swap in yourself and
save in the long run.
On Sat, 22 Nov 2003 23:32:57 -0700, Glen R. wrote:
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