The engine in your 2008 Ford Edge should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. The car seemed to change gear erratically and the little amber wrench indicator came on. Was able to coast to side of road. Transmission always clunked randomly; dealer thought it was mounts. But if you do not have one then the pan comes off and the filter changed and then the correct volume of oil is sucked into the transmission by the pump. Any suggestions are welcomed, because I am well and truly up a creek without a car or paddle.
We need to make a splash in order for this unsafe vehicle to be recalled, or at least have Ford Engineering take a look at the issue. The rep I spoke to could offer no insight, as far as she was aware there were no complaints and no plans to look into this issue. No evidence of leakage on garage floor but under carriage in ptu area is gummed up from fluid mixing with dirt. Took the car back to the dealership, of course I'm over the 5 yrs 60,000 warranty. I finally called them and it is basically totaled. After that, the car was jerking and shaking and made load noises. It is only on awd models because the fluid that is leaking involves the transfer of power to the back tires.
Ford Motor Company offered no solution during the problem. They did not replace the ptu valve. I was told to bring it back if happened again. The failure mileage was 34,000 and current mileage was 47,000. Keep us posted, and no you aren't alone! The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Edge and how to check the transmission fluid level. Mar 01, 2008 3 Week Old Sel ford edge, With Automatic Transmission, Rolls Back While In The Drive Gear On Any Slight Incline. I was a long term loyal customer and would have continued to buy Fords however after this experience I am through.
Transmissions Are Supposed To Last A Long Time And This Is Very Unexpected. I pulled to side of road and called Ford. Safety Issue For Driving On Slight Inclines, In Hilly Areas, Parking On Any Slight Incline, And Valet Parking. The capacity is close to 3 quarts Posted on Apr 07, 2009 If you do not have an oil dip stick for the transmission the you will not be able to do this service. Hello friend I know thread is bit old but I am facing similar transmission problem.
When turned back on, transmission in complete failure. With the suggested 150k change in the manual I figured I'd easily be good till 60k since my towing was limited to my move. The Problem First Occurred In May 2010 48k Miles. He believes that this is a health hazard and that a recall should be issued. We Got The Throttle Body Replaced.
It qualifies as Severe Duty Service. Transmission slipping, and had bang in reverse. The vehicle was diagnosed, but not repaired. Has anyone found the problem before I get rid of the vehicle. Edited November 25, 2009 by klc317 I just thought I'd share my recent experience. The Problem Is It Shifts So Hard It Throws My Children Back In Their Seat And Goes Into The Red Zone While Shifting.
Within about 2 - 3 weeks of ownership I was driving home on the interstate in the passing lane and the car began to lose speed. Feb 02, 2013 How many miles? Accelerate slowly and as soon as the vehicle shifts 2nd i heard a Loud bang from the engine. The ford Dealership And ford Motor Co. She passed away before the warranty was up. I have heard many stories just like mine and speaking for many 08 Edge owners we want this recalled. Also, April 2014, I was backing into a parking spot when the car completely died. Solas Please note there is no pan or regular drain plug on these transmissions like your typical unit.
Shop Has Confirmed Problem I Am Stating Is Happening But Per ford Hotline No Repairs Are To Be Done Until 2500 Miles. As I was driving down the road it clunked very loudly as it shifted and then wouldn't change gears. If I were planning to keep the vehicles for 100,000 miles or more, I would do the 60k trans service. This is Crain Ford, in Jacksonville, Arkansas. No charge I took it back to the Transmission Dealer I told them of the leak and the continued shudder.
When you drain it it's right at 5 quarts that comes out, refill with 5 quarts and it should be right at the full mark once warmed up. This new one shifts completely smoothly, which in retrospect the old one did not. I originally figured that that wouldn't be such a big deal. There now seems to be shifting issues in high gear, but other than that the car is running fine. When I called the dealership to talk to my Salesman about what they could do to help me they pretty much told me that I should've bought the extended warranty. I was on my was home yesterday from work and gently pulling out of the parking lot.