Re: windstar transmission
There are two electrical connectors at the top of the trans; unplug them and
look for signs of brake fluid or antifreeze intrusion; clean the connectors
with Brakekleen or similar electrical cleaner. If the problem persists,
replace the transmission range sensor.
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have a 1996 Windstar with 115,000 miles. Replaced the 3.8 at 75,000
> miles. In the last month the auto tranny has twice stuck in second gear.
> This is an intermittent problem - I drive it every day for about 25
> miles and only twice has this happened, normally is shifts fine. I had
> the coolant flushed about 40,000 miles ago. Does this sond like an
> electrical/sensor problem or something much worse? Also, on the gear
> lever the auto overdrive button id very dimly lit. Is this normal?