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Old 09-29-2011, 11:26 PM   #1
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So I bought a used f150 not long ago and I'm already experiencing my first problem. When I put the truck in drive sometimes it will act like it's in neutral then when I hit the gas it snaps into gear. It's annoying! I bought a warranty with the truck. Anyone know what might be causing this? I have the center console shifter if that makes a difference. Also my motor Is making ma odd ticking sound?
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Old 09-30-2011, 06:22 AM   #2
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More info on the truck....year / motor/ milage ??
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Did you check the fluid level in the automatic transmission? Could be as simple as low fluid level. If it's low, this can cause a delayed shift. As mentioned above, how many miles are on this truck? What prior maintenance has been done, such as transmission fluid flush?

You have a warrantee, so I'd say you have no worries. Take it in and get it fixed.
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2005 fx4 5.4 with 106,000 miles. I'll check it when i get out of school. Thanks for the help and I have no maintenance records
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I've had to add a couple qts in my tranny and have never seen a drip of oil leak.
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