Delay or No 2-3 Upshift DTC P0782 – 1997-1999 Ford Lincoln Mercury

  • TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP (TCIL) – TCIL ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0782 STORED IN MEMORY – VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN 3/15/1997 AND 12/31/1998 AND WITH 4R70W TRANSMISSION
  • TRANSMISSION – 4R70W – DELAYED OR NO 2-3 UPSHIFT – VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN 3/15/1997 AND 12/31/1998
FORD: 1997-1999 CROWN VICTORIA, MUSTANG, ECONOLINE, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, F-150, F-250 LD
LINCOLN: 1997-1998 MARK VIII
1997-1999 TOWN CAR
MERCURY: 1997-1999 GRAND MARQUIS, MOUNTAINEER

 

A perceived 2-3 delayed upshift, primarily when the transmission is cold, may be evident on some vehicles.

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) strategy is designed to delay shifts in some vehicles when Transmission Fluid Temperature (TFT) is below approximately 21°C (70°F) for faster heater warmup.

The 2-3 shift may be delayed approximately 14-24 km/h (9-15 mph) when compared to the shift speed charts listed in the appropriate Service or Workshop Manual.

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Clunk Grind Thump Noise from Rear of Vehicle – 2005-2006 Ford & Lincoln

CLUNK/GRIND/THUMP NOISE FROM REAR OF VEHICLE WHEN TRANSMISSION IS SHIFTED – VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 6/13/2005
FORD: 2005-2006 Expedition
LINCOLN: 2005-2006 Navigator

 

2005-2006 Expedition/Navigator vehicles built before 6/13/2005, may exhibit a clunk/grind/thump noise from the rear when the transmission is shifted, during a change in vehicle direction or on acceleration.

A vibration from the driveshaft/axle area may also be exhibited.

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Grunt Creak Squeak Chirp Noise from Lower Control Arm – 2005-2007 Ford Mustang

GRUNT/CREAK/SQUEAK/CHIRP NOISE FROM THE TSB 07-23-1 LOWER CONTROL ARM BUSHING OVER BUMPS— BUILT BEFORE 2/28/2007
FORD: 2005-2007 Mustang

 

2005-2007 Mustangs 4.0L/4.6L with a build date before 2/28/2007 may exhibit a grunt/creak/squeak/chirp noise from the lower control arm (LCA) hydro bushing over bumps like speed bumps, pot holes, rough roads, and driveway approaches.

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Wrench Light with DTC’s P2106 and P2135 – 2003-2005 Ford Lincoln Mercury

WRENCH LIGHT ON WITH BOTH DTC P2106 AND P2135 – VEHICLES BUILT 11/29/2004 AND PRIOR
FORD: 2003-2005 Thunderbird
2005 Crown Victoria, Mustang
2004-2005 Explorer, F-150
2005 E-Series, Expedition, F-Super Duty
LINCOLN: 2003-2005 LS
2005 Town Car, Navigator
MERCURY: 2005 Grand Marquis
2004-2005 Mountaineer

 

Some vehicles built 11/29/2004 and prior may exhibit the wrench light on with both P2106 and P2135 diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).

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Frayed Shredded or Broken Drive Belt – 2003-2005 Ford with 6.0 Deisel Engine

FEAD BELT FRAYED/SHREDDED/BROKEN – 6.0L DIESEL ENGINE – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 1/1/2005
FORD: 2003-2005 Excursion, F-Super Duty
2004-2005 E-Series

 

2003-2005 F-Super Duty, Excursion and 2004-2005 E-Series vehicles equipped with the 6.0L engine and built prior to 1/1/2005, may exhibit a frayed, shredded or broken front end accessory drive (FEAD) belt.

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