2000 Ford E-150 Repair and Maintenance
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2000 Ford E-150 ProblemsTransmission Fluid Leaks from the Front of the Transmission Bell Housing
Transmission fluid leaking from the front of the transmission bell housing may also be accompanied with shifting and transmission engagement issues. This is often caused by transmission overheating and is the sign of a significant internal transmission problem. The superficial cause is the failure of the front pump seal of the transmission. The immediate repair is to remove the transmission, replace the front pump and seal, replace all fluid with the transmission filter, and verify proper flow through the transmission fluid lines and cooler. It is also recommended to make sure the vehicle is not pulling a load that is heavier than the gross vehicle weight limits because this can cause the transmission to overheat. Depending on the transmission's mileage, this can also be a good time to consider a complete overhaul or replacement with a remanufactured unit, as often just the pump and seal replacement is a short lived remedy. This concern relates specifically to the E4OD and 4R100 automatic transmissions.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate, the engine may run rough and have misfires on acceleration. Commonly the ignition coils and/or the ignition coil boots are the cause of this problem. The rubber boot that insulates the coil to the spark plug can dry and crack allowing arcing. Inspect the coils and boots, and replace them as needed. Our technicians also recommend replacing the coil boots any time the spark plugs are replaced.
The Check Engine Light may come on with no driving issues noticed. If P0401, P0402, P1400 and / or P1401 are in memory, the Delta Pressure Feedback Exhaust Gas Recirculation (DPFE) sensor is at fault. The DPFE sensor should be replaced.
2000 Ford E-150 QuestionsI have a 2000 Ford e-150 van with a 4.2 engine, the check engine light comes on. (1 answer)
The engine stumbles maybe every 50 miles. I have replaced plugs, wires and a fuel pump, it has about 90,000 miles on it. I had a shop put in a remote alarm system for me about three years ago, they must have disconnected where you read the codes (it does not work). Any help would be useful.
I have changed the thermostat,heater hoses are hot and in good condition. I have a blend door switch and and a selector switch coming in the mail and the door actuators seem to be working fine. No codes on my scanner. Any suggestions on what I'm missing?
Two different car parts places scanned my van and received no codes from my system--they thought loose wires under dash (I don't believe it) or a blown fuse for the diagnostic system--I don't know what fuse that would be or how it would be listed