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Understanding the Transmission Failure on Your Ford Edge
The automatic transmission in your Ford Edge usually fails in two ways: It will either start slipping when I drive or it will go into \'limp in mode\'. You might be stuck asking yourself.how can I tell if my automatic transmission needs overhaul? Or how can I tell if the problem is probably just a solenoid? These are just two of the most frequently issues you have in mind. Automatic transmission issues boil down to two basic types of failure. One, which is the most common, is caused by some sort of electrical failure and which causes the vehicle\'s computer to command the automatic transmission to stay in the second gear regardless of the vehicle\'s speed. The second is when the transmission suffers some sort of internal damage and the transmission starts to slip when in Drive.
The four senses test to detect transmission failure
The first one is FEEL. When you are driving your car and you feel that it is jerky, that is a sign of a bad transmission. The second one is HEARING. If your car is shifting gears and you hear clunk sounds, that is also a sign that you got a bad transmission. The next sense is SIGHT. You find your dipstick and take a look at your transmission fluid. Normally, it is clear and slightly orange in shade. It should have no particles or any grittiness at all. If it does, you\'ve got a bad transmission. The last one is SMELL. If the transmission fluid smells burnt or seared, again, it is a sign of a bad transmission.
Major transmission problems you cannot snub
There are many types of transmission problems that occur; some are big and other can be ignored. Here are the major problems that you can\'t definitely ignore. First, if your transmission is making eerie sounds, then you need to get it inspected as soon as possible, because this isn\'t happening randomly. This could be caused by something including transmission problem. Second, sudden gear changes may happen ostensibly or you may just feel your car using too much or too little power on the road. This is sometimes known as slippage. This can be caused by just about any type of transmission problem, including low or bad fluid, a damaged transmission band or worn out gear in the transmission. Third, delayed shifting is not a normal occurrence for any type of car.
Delayed shifting of your Ford Edge cannot be disregarded
Delayed shifting could be a problem caused by either the transmission\'s parts or bad transmission fluid. Either way, it could spell bad news for your car\'s transmission. Fourth, a transmission fluid leak is a relatively rare occurrence, however, if you see red or reddish brown fluid leaking under your car, you need to get your transmission looked at immediately. And finally, if your car simply won\'t move after shifting to drive or reverse, you obviously have a huge transmission problem. You would be surprise how many people try to ignore this problem by fiddling in the gear stick in the hopes that they can get the car going. This tactic works sometimes however, you should avoid it because it is dangerous. Your car should stall or shift at any time, causing you to lose control of your vehicle.