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1997 Ford Explorer Question: what would make a transmission slip?



babylimbs, 5.0L V8, Lehigh Acres, FL, March 15, 2013, 14:08

Boyfriend drove my explorer and came home and told me that it wasn't shifting properly. Truck has been sitting for 5 months now and he drove it today and it ran fine. Possible problems?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (15188 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper March 15, 2013, 15:18

    ck fluid level and also see if its burn't and smells bad

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    March 15, 2013, 18:52

    due for a tranny flush maybe. review when tranny was last serviced. might be a clue there. further if you are going to be leaving it sitting for any length of time, is good practice to run vehicle at least once a month to ensure everything stays lubed.

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