When I put the car in drive it sometimes won't engage right away . on 2008 Ford F-150

I tried towing my boat and it wouldn't engage at all.

by in Garden City, MI on July 10, 2013
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2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by , July 10, 2013
ck fluid level and condition, it may need service and filter
COMMENT by , July 10, 2013
ANSWER by , July 10, 2013
The most probable cause I've been seeing with the 4R70W transmission is the forward clutches flaking away thus causing way to much clearance and resulting with the foward lip seal to rip then a no engagement condition . The other is the foward clutch cylinder will split at the top with the same issue. This is for a no foward condition.
COMMENT by , July 10, 2013
Thank you