AOD Always in Forward Gear - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Trans | Driveline
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-18-2010, 14:50   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 33
AOD Always in Forward Gear

I have a 1985 Ford AOD transmission that I took to a repair shop to have him check everything out, install a Baulmann shift kit and fix the parking pall because it would not lock into park before. I was told the tranny looked fine, a new parking pawl was put in and the shift kit installed.

After laying on my back most of a Saturday at 100 degree temperatures putting the tranny in with a new Road Runner 2200-2600 stall converter, I have a major problem. By the way, this tranny is sitting behind a rebuilt 302,

The transmission is alway in gear, even in park. When I try to rev the engine, the vehicle lurched a little when its in park like it is trying to go and there is a heavy load on the engine. I have no neutral or reverse. Like I said it is always in gear. I am taking the vehicle back to the repair shop to have it fixed, but out of curosity, I am trying to find out what they did to my transmission. It is worse than before I took it to them.

Thanks......
patioman is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-20-2010, 20:38   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 33
Re: AOD Always in Forward Gear

In case anyone is wondering or comes across the same problem, the mechanic forgot to put back in the pin or nail as he called it that connects the shift lever rod to the shift linkage inside.
patioman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2010, 21:31   #3 (permalink)
2002 F150 XLT
 
Bert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Oregon
Posts: 9,658
Re: AOD Always in Forward Gear

Thanks for the update.
__________________
Bert
Bert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2012, 18:51   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: colorado
Posts: 19
Re: AOD Always in Forward Gear

did you ever figure out what was wrong? AOD has 2 input shafts and one of them was locked to the convertor
omegaman is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Trans | Driveline



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 00:34.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.