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Why is my e40d shifting hard?

The E4OD’s are programmed to shift soft. Generally if you have a sensor problem, it will cause the trans to shift high and hard. The exception is if the FIPL sensor is adjusted too low.

Is it normal for a rebuilt transmission to shift hard?

How firm the transmission shift typically depends on how the rebuilder built it . “Shift Kits” and other valve-body/bands modifications also results in very firm shifts. I have a rebuilt transmission in a ’98 that also shifts very firm.

Is the e40d transmission good?

They are a good transmission and will run many, many miles if cared for and maintained and not overheated or overloaded.

How heavy is a e40d transmission?

Ford E4OD Transmission Specs

Transmission: Ford E4OD
Case Material: Aluminum
Weight: ~ 270 lbs dry w/ converter
ATF Type/Spec: MERCON V ATF (Motorcraft XT-5-QMC) (MERCON V replaces the now defunct MERCON ATF)
Transmission Filter: Ford YC3Z-7A098-BA

Why is my gear shift harder?

Hard shifting with manual transmission usually has to do with a problem in the gear system or with the clutch. Either one of the parts of the gear system is damaged or it is just completely worn out from too much use.

How strong is a E4OD transmission?

The E4OD Black Beast Diesel transmission is ideal for vehicles powered by engines producing up to 350 horsepower(600 trq).

How Much ATF does a E40D hold?

haynes says 16.2-17.7 quarts.

What will make a transmission shift hard?

Transmission Fluid Low or Poor Condition – Vehicles low on transmission fluid or that are operating with worn out or contaminated fluid are likely to experience hard shift conditions. Lack of adequate lubrication within the transmission can cause several problems, including hard shifting.

What are the symptoms of a bad transmission modulator?

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.

When did the Ford E40D transmission come out?

The E40D transmission is a 4-speed automatic overdrive transmission that has been designed to replace the Ford C6. It was used in the Ford F-series from 1989 to 1998. It can hold between 17 to 18 quarts and requires a fluid and filter replacement every 30,000 miles.

Is there an issue with the Ford E4OD shift?

A Ford E4OD shift problem like this can be solenoids, wiring or sensor issues. It is unlikely a mechanical issue other than bound or damaged shift linkage. There is a PCM (powertrain control module) that can throw codes.

Do you need to rebuild an E4OD transmission?

Instead of paying for a rebuild, you should go with a remanufactured transmission instead. A remanufactured transmission is tested to make sure it meets the specifications of the manufacturer. That way, you get the best transmission possible. The E4OD transmission from Ford is one of the most successful designs in the company’s history.

What’s the difference between a C-6 and E40D transmission?

The E40D transmission featured numerous upgrades, improvements, and changes when compared to its predecessors. It has a higher contact ratio within the planetary gear sets, an upgraded coast clutch, and a better hydraulic pump. In addition, the E40D transmission has better fuel efficiency when compared to the C-6 and has an overdrive gear set.