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Ford E-350 Excessive Vibration Felt in Vehicle While Driving - Fluid Leaks From Rear of Transmission

 
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Drive Train Affected: 4 Speed Transmission

Average Mileage: 77,124 mi (44,000 mi - 112,620 mi)

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This concern relates to vehicles equipped with the E4OD and 4R100 automatic transmissions. Fluid leaks from the rear of the transmission and excessive vibration felt in the vehicle while driving can be caused by a lack of lubrication to the rear of the transmission and rear seal failure. The extension housing (rear portion of transmission) can lose lubrication if the fluid supply hole becomes clogged. This leads to rear seal failure from lack of lubrication, and can cause bearing failure in the extension housing. The extension housing and gasket should be replaced and verify the fluid supply hole is clear of debris.

  • Visitor, , 73,000 mi

    only vibrates till you get to about 50mph

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  • Visitor, , 44,000 mi

    TRANS VIBRATED BETWEEN 45 TO 60 MPH
    7 CLANGED BADDLY IN REVERSE, REAR SECTION HAD "NO OIL IN IT", FILLED IT UP AND HAVE NO MORE ISSUES!!!!!!

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  • Visitor, , 76,000 mi

    driving down the highway, got terrible vibes. Drove it to the shop, thought it was a bud ujoint, turns out it was the described problem. No Fluid got to the bearing, the bearing over heated and fried, needs new tail housing and bearing.

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  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    had a slow leak, and vibration when changing gear. When all the oil leaked, it would not move on drive.. had to move the vehicle on gear 3 to have it checked out.

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