Re: 1986 GT AOD shift skips from 2nd to OD
Ritz <email@example.com> wrote in news:Ps%Ve.1871$zN6.firstname.lastname@example.org:
> Sean wrote:
>> I'm interested in the "why" ...as in "why does my transmission skip
>> 3rd and go right to Overdrive' Is it a vaccum issue; band
>> adjustment; etc.
>> Thanks, Sean
> It's a Ford AOD...it's supposed to do that. 8-)
Actually, depending on the car's speed and how fast you're
accelerating, that's sort of correct. If I'm accelerating fairly hard
up through 2nd and then let off the gas quickly, it'll go right into
OD (it actually hits 3rd, but only for a split second) if I'm going
> Have you ever changed the fluid? Was this a sudden change or did it
> happen over the course of a few weeks/months? What kind of mileage
> on the transmission?
Of course, service is paramount. If you've been neglectful, the
problem could be serious.
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