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by jps4wd [OP] » Mar 02 2013, 4:17am
by FTR85 » Mar 03 2013, 5:43pm
by jps4wd [OP] » Mar 03 2013, 7:10pm
by gmcultr » Mar 03 2013, 7:52pm
jps4wd wrote:well i would like to think with only 80k miles i wouldnt need to be saving for a rebuild. that seems a little over the top considering there are not any other problems with the transmission. on the subject of paying for rebuilds just from offroading, i have had many 4x4s, from jeeps, to older GM trucks to a couple of Fords, and all of those were subjected to a lot more abuse than this truck has seen since i owned them in my younger days, and not a one of them ever needed anything more than routine maintenance to keep them going. that being said, if i am going to have to baby this thing to keep it on the road, then i will get rid of it and go back to Ford. anywho, anyone got any other ideas about what i could possibly be looking at fixing?
by gmcultr » Mar 03 2013, 8:24pm
by jps4wd [OP] » Mar 03 2013, 8:34pm
by gmcultr » Mar 03 2013, 8:46pm
by FTR85 » Mar 03 2013, 8:52pm
by jps4wd [OP] » Mar 03 2013, 11:48pm
gmcultr wrote:I would be upset too. Ive been saving for a jasper replacement for some time now. The 700r4 as well as the 4l60e have weakly design sunshells... they have some other problems but the sunshell is a serious issue.
Are you the original owner?
FTR85 wrote:The accumulator pistons are aluminum parts that wouldn't break at 80k miles. The seal could be torn or the pin worn. The 2-4 band and the servo also come into play for the 1-2 shift. The 2-4 wouldn't wear out in 80k miles. The servo and 1-2 piston seal would be the places to start at your mileage.
by FTR85 » Mar 04 2013, 1:26am
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