Re: 94 explorer transmission modulator question
Dude thanks for the info!! It is amazing how a word or two can change
the results one gets via google.
Sam in Raleigh.
On Tue, 24 Jan 2006 09:41:49 -0800, "Ulysses"
>I put in "explorer vacuum modulator seats" in Google and this was the first
> 1. Fordman93
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> Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2004 09:09:38 -0400
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> Subject: Easiest way to replace Vacuum Modulator
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> Well i found the easiest way to replace the modulator instead of
> the cats. it took me 45 mins to do the whole job..
> all you have to do is,
> - Remove both pasenger and driver seats
> - Remove Center console (if you have it)
> - Pull back the carpet so that the Transmission tunnel (hump) in the
> is completely exposed
> - You will then see a silver access panel in the center of the "hump"
> - remove the access cover, and look down and to the right, there it is
> - Remove the Heatshield (10mm bolt)
> - Disconnect the vacuum line
> - Remove the modulator bracket (also 10mm bolt)
> - Then the modulator just pulls out of the tranny
> ****** DONT LOSE THE SILVER PIN IN THE CENTER OF THE MODULATOR!!
> REPLACEMENTS DO NOT INCLUDE THIS AND IT IS CRUCIAL TO TRANNY
> - After transferring the pin to the new mod. simply push it into the
> tranny until it clicks in place, then install the bracket, heat
> access panel, carpet and seats , and you are all set.. much easier
> dropping the exhaust system (ive done it that way too)
>"Sam" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Thanks to everyone for posting replies. I am still trying to gather
>> information that will help me to be precise as I can when I perform
>> the modulator replacement this week or next.
>> Please if anyone has any input on this with experience or strong ideas
>> please post a reply.
>> I really appreciate the groups help over the years.
>> Sam Cederas
>> 94 EB 4x4 160k and still going strong !!
>> On Mon, 23 Jan 2006 09:23:34 -0800, "Ulysses"
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> >"Sam" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> >> I need to replace the modulator valve on my transmission for
>> >> my 94 EB 4x4 Explorer.
>> >> Can anyone share their experience with this. I have read the
>> >> articles in the glue webpages which were kind of negative.
>> >> I have 165k and the modulator needs to be replaced for sure and I just
>> >> wanted to be informed before I tackled this project.
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> Sam in Raleigh,N.C.
>> >I also have not done it personally but someone here posted how they did
>> >perhaps a couple of years ago. They removed the seats to reveal an
>> >panel. Remove the panel and the modulator is easily accessible. As
>> >pointed out there is a pin in the middle (so I've read) that you must be
>> >very careful not to lose or damage.
>> >I thought I had it bookmarked but I can't seem to find the post right
>> >Perhaps a Google search will reveal it.