2002 Ford Explorer & 2014 Ford Focus Transmission Problems & Fixes

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Marking a new era for Sports Utility Vehicles, the 2002 Ford Explorer remains better for rough terrains and off-road usage. Nevertheless, the 2002 Ford Explorer shown that SUVs can be handy for daily purposes, while possessing some fantastic features, including a 5-speed automatic transmission which turned out to be not so durable. The Transmission used on the 2002 Ford Explorer still had some Common Transmission Problems.

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2002 FORD EXPLORER & 2014 FORD FOCUS TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS & FIXES

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Marking a new era for Sports Utility Vehicles, the 2002 Ford Explorer remains better for rough terrains and off-road usage

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2002 Ford Explorer shown that SUVs can be handy for daily purposes, while possessing some fantastic features, including a 5-speed automatic transmission which turned out to be not so durable

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The Transmission used on the  2002 FORD EXPLORER  still had some  Common TRANSMISSION Problems

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2002 FORD EXPLORER TRANSMISSION MODELS 5R55N Transmission 5R55S Transmission 5R55W Transmission These Transmission models come in both 2 and 4-wheel drive Explorers. Nonetheless, they are not without problems

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COMMON 2002 FORD EXPLORER TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS

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FAILED SOLENOID SYMPTOMS ON 2002 FORD EXPLORER Failure in solenoid is amongst the most common 2002 Ford Explorer transmission problems. The solenoids are in charge of controlling several functions inside the transmission

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HOW TO FIX SOLENOID PROBLEMS ON 2002 FORD EXPLORER To check your solenoids functionality, use an ohmmeter connected to the two wires from the solenoid Readings of 20-30 ohms indicate proper functioning Anything less or above may lead to your solenoid not to function Replacement of solenoid is not costly but can turn out to be dangerous if it fails while driving It is best to contact your local mechanic

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FLASHING OVERDRIVE LIGHT Another common problem linked with the 2002 Ford Explorer transmission problems or the 5R55W transmission is the Flashing Overdrive Light Replacing the solenoid was reported to solve the transmission locking up. In such scenarios, rebuilding the transmission becomes necessary How to Fix

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HARSH GEAR SHIFTING Harsh gear shifting is also another transmission problem found in the 2002 Ford Explorer and the 5R55W transmission Fixing this problem requires replacing both intermediate and OD bands, alongside the pistons. When performing the transmission troubleshooting, the direct clutch drum should be checked for damages How to Fix

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TRANSMISSION OVERHEATING The bad transmission symptoms of this problem include randomly overheat even where being used as stated Installing aftermarket transmission cooler possibly would resolve this problem, even though it points back to a defect in the original design How to Fix

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TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP (TCIL) The 2002 Ford Explorer models might also experience a problem with TCIL flashes for various DTC / diagnostic trouble codes when running a self-test For TCIL flashes, the transmission wiring harness should be replaced with an updated part by your local mechanic How to Fix

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WHAT IS THE BEST APPROACH TO SOLVING FORD EXPLORER TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS

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GETTING A USED TRANSMISSION FOR YOUR FORD EXPLORER Method 1 The fastest way to repair your 2002 Ford Explorer transmission problems is to purchase a used transmission

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REBUILDING YOUR FORD EXPLORER TRANSMISSION Method 2 The rebuilding option for transmission requires a repair shop to remove your transmission and install several new parts during the process

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GETTING REMANUFACTURED FORD EXPLORER TRANSMISSION Method 3 Most gasoline engines are intended to go past 100’s of thousands of miles, so it is okay to invest a little more in getting a Remanufactured Ford Explorer Transmission

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Getting a basic understanding of your SUV’s transmissions is a bit of advice which works for everyone as it helps you save more regarding avoiding costly inspections and doing a simple task like changing transmission fluid

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