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2008 Ford Taurus Question: Harsh or Delayed Shifting of Automatic Transmission, how to get it to code?

 

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Rita P, Leeds, AL, July 05, 2014, 00:12
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Harsh or Delayed Shifting of Automatic Transmission. Bought car with 17k miles and now has 61k Shifts hard and never does it on a daily basis so I cannot get help to find the problem. Have taken to dealer and no help at all. Is there any way to get this to code to get the problem fixed?

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    July 05, 2014, 04:16
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    Any repair shop with a 'professional scanner' and someone to use it can get the codes!!! AAMCO will test it for free!.... Parts store with a code reader wont help....!

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    Rita P, July 05, 2014, 10:37
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    The Ford dealership has scanned this on several occasions, not coding, would this not be the same type of professional scanning?

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    cherierae62, November 14, 2014, 08:28
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    I was having the same issue with my 2008 Ford Taurus.I did a bunch of research online and I found that there was a computer chip that they had to change out. I wish I could remember the details about it if you do some research online you can probably find the information I believe I started out by googling transmission hesitation on 2008 Ford Taurus. I was under warranty at the time so it covered all but my deductiblebut once I had that that told in that computer chip taking care of it stopped doing that. they either change don't ship or they changed the code for the transmission. I'm surprised your Ford dealership wasn't aware of it because that's where I took mine was to the place I bought it which was the dealership for Ford. some of what I read online about it some of the post had some like code number and apparently it was an issue they never did a recall on it but you would think that Ford would fix it for no cost.good luck I hope you're able to find the solution I'll look online later see if I can find the information or I might even have it written down and one of my notebooks so I'll almost done here the information if I can find it might take me a couple days because I do work this afternoon its hard when you're a female and you go to the shops. the one guy wrote on his post that we shouldn't have to pay to have that fixed because it was basically a fly and their coding but I couldn't convince my Ford dealership to do it for nothing.

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