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Old 07-27-2005, 16:01   #1 (permalink)
RodneyMyers@gmail.com
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AODE downshift problem


1995 Lincoln Town Car 130,000 miles.
My AODE is starting to misbehave. When downshifting under
light-moderate throttle from 2 to 1 (for example, going uphill at low
speed), the transmission feels like it goes into neutral and the engine
revs freely. I have a hill near my house were I can reproduce this
problem consistently. Backing off the throttle puts the tranny back in
2, and it pulls fine. I also occassionally detect some slip in 2, but
I can't be sure whether it's normal converter slip or not.

The tranny is 100% OEM. Fluid and filter have been changed at 30K
intervals, since I have owned the vehicle. Fluid level is in spec.

The car is in fantastic condition otherwise, so I want to get my AODE
back to good. Any ideas?

Rodney

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Old 07-27-2005, 22:01   #2 (permalink)
Ashton Crusher
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Re: AODE downshift problem

On 27 Jul 2005 15:30:52 -0700, RodneyMyers@gmail.com wrote:

>
>1995 Lincoln Town Car 130,000 miles.
>My AODE is starting to misbehave. When downshifting under
>light-moderate throttle from 2 to 1 (for example, going uphill at low
>speed), the transmission feels like it goes into neutral and the engine
>revs freely. I have a hill near my house were I can reproduce this
>problem consistently. Backing off the throttle puts the tranny back in
>2, and it pulls fine. I also occassionally detect some slip in 2, but
>I can't be sure whether it's normal converter slip or not.
>
>The tranny is 100% OEM. Fluid and filter have been changed at 30K
>intervals, since I have owned the vehicle. Fluid level is in spec.
>
>The car is in fantastic condition otherwise, so I want to get my AODE
>back to good. Any ideas?
>
>Rodney



It that year was on that had the electronic transmission position
selector sensor on the side of the transmission it could be it's going
bad. A relatively inexpensive fix.
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Old 08-02-2005, 23:01   #3 (permalink)
mobilemechanic76
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Re: AODE downshift problem

my 91 marquis does the same thing,,i 5hink its a normal problem with
aode,transmissions,my 85 ltd brougham did the same thing,,its a ford thing
,,id say if you love the car,and want to keep it,r/r the trnsmission

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