No automatic transmission is designed to last forever. The 4R44E was used in lighter-duty applications, namely with 4-cylinder or 3. The 5R55W appeared in models of the Ford Explorer and Ford Ranger from 11. Our new sale price is so low you would have a tough time finding a used 5R55E for the price we sell ours at. A re-manufactured transmission also comes with a : three years compared to 90 days for a rebuilt transmission. What kind of warranty coverage are you looking for? Included with every 5R55E transmission is it performance built lock-up torque converter. Features increased lubrication flow and strength with a resized diameter that provides optimum stress distribution along the entire length of shaft and along the extended high gear splines to the oil ring.
No special tools are required for installing these parts. It has upgraded internals to handle the higher torque from the 4. So sayeth the guy with 7000 random posts. In either case, the solenoid will need to be replaced with a new one. As a shop owner, it is in your best interest to learn about some of the most common problems found in this transmission. Also, with the extra oil it will be heated in slower rate. All of the solenoids can be easily checked with an ohm meter.
The 5R55S, minus the SelectShift feature, was used in models of the Ford Mustang from 2005 until 2010. Is the dipstick calibrated marked for the correct fluid level or do you need to mark it yourself once you have determined the pan is full of fluid? Electronic tunes also modify the way the transmission shifts. The 5R55E featured more precise computer controls necessary to accommodate the additional forward gear and introduced with a sophisticated friction-to-friction shift ability. It is also a good idea to clean or replace the cooling system when replacing your automatic transmission, so check out the protection kits at the upgrades tab. Remember to soak all of your clutches in transmission fluid for thirty minutes before you install them.
This kit fits Ford, Mercury, and Mazda applications. The set includes every rubber seal, paper gasket, O-ring, sealing rings, and metal clad seals that you will need to complete your rebuild. If a decision has to be made to replace the transmission, I highly recommend you consider a as your first choice. It was the first 5-speed automatic transmission to be employed by an American automaker. The transmissions are fundamentally similar in design, varying only in the durability of key components based on the type of duty they were to be used for. The reading on a good functioning solenoid should be around 20 to 30 ohms. With 40 years of rebuild experience, our expert team specializes in state-of-the-art bulletproof transmissions, superchargers and torque converters.
A low reading means that there is most likely a short in the internal wiring and no reading means the wire is broken. They differ from a rebuilt transmission in the fact that they are as good as a new transmission at a greatly reduced price and often include modifications and upgrades that make them much more durable. This will cause an internal leak that will result in a drop in the transmissions line pressure. In addition we packed every 5R55E with a ton of upgrades, from shift kits to the improved valve bodies you will feel the performance. Like all things mechanical, a transmission will not last forever, regardless of how well you take care of it.
The automatic transmission super kit which includes all gaskets, seals, o-rings, lip seals, sealing rings, lined and steel plates, filter, front band, popular bushings. If you find yourself in the position where you need to replace a 4R55E transmission, I highly recommend you consider replacing it with a re-manufactured transmission over one that has had a simple rebuild. Product Details Master rebuild box kit for the 4R44E, 4R55E, 5R55E, and 5R44E automatic transmissions. I plan on doing an expo rear and a shift. Also I found that all clutches and bands were toasted. Uniquely designed Sonnax parts target the root cause of valve body complaints and stop critical circuit pressure losses in the most common problem areas of the transmission.
The kit also seals multiple circuits known to suffer from end plug leakage or poor checkball sealing. Going up a gentle slope it will downshift but with a rough sound and it takes more time than expected. In addition to general rebuilding tips and technical information, the technical booklet included in this kit contains vacuum testing and additional repair options for higher mileage units or for repairing specific complaints which are beyond the scope of this kit. Random posts on forums with no picture proof is no proof at all. Like all things mechanical, a transmission will not last forever, regardless of how well you take care of it. If you find yourself in the position where you need to replace a 4R55E transmission, I highly recommend you consider replacing it with a re-manufactured transmission over one that has had a simple rebuild.
The two most likely to fail are the transmission pressure control solenoid and the torque converter solenoid. In fact, we can arrange to pick up your Ford, custom build your transmission, and have it back to you in just one to five days. You pull the torque converter, remove the pump bolts and pump and the housing can come off with it. Buying a used 5R55E or 5R55E transmission may save you money. We finally broke through with our patent pending Sure-Cool Full Time Cooler Flow Valve along with enhanced Lube system that nearly Triples the Flow through the cooler and parts, especially the O. Sounds like a computer glitch could possible be the problem. Other than that, the 4r44e shifts just like the 5r44e under light throttle.