The AXOD-E transmission is 4 speed automatic trans-axle made by Ford. Keep an eye out for electrical problems. Ford AXOD Transmissions Torque Converters. Make/Model: – FORD TAURUS L – MERCURY SABLE L. Transmission. Sonnax Torque Converter parts for Ford AXOD, AXODE applications.

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If the transmission downshifts harshly gong from 3rd to 2nd gear, or shudders when accelerating around a corner, the problem may be air in the transmission fluid caused by a low fluid level. Fogd protect the transmission from overheatinginvest in a good quality aftermarket transmission cooler.

Many problems such as slipping, slow engagement and erratic or sloppy shifts can be caused by a low fluid level.

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When the fluid is cold, it routes more fluid to the main control body.

I strongly recommend that you invest in a re-manufactured transmission over one that was simple rebuilt. Ford TSB covers this problem and says the fix is to check the fluid level after the vehicle has been driven, the fluid is hot, and the engine is idling in Parkand add fluid as necessary to bring the fluid level up to the full mark.

If fault codes are present, refer to the appropriate Ford diagnostic charts and perform the required step-by-step checks to isolate the problem.

The good news is that replacing the solenoids is not very expensive and they are fairly easy to replace.

To quickly check a solenoid, get yourself a hand held ohm meter. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import foed paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.


If that is the case, sooner or later your transmission is going to call it quits and you will have forr have it rebuilt or replaced. The PCM has an adaptive strategy that allows it to modify the shift characteristics over time tord smoother operation.

The transaxle has a large chain drive on the driver side xaod under the cover with AXOD stamped on it. The transmission also has a bolt pan on the bottom, which is different from the bolt pan used on the newer AX4N transmission that replaced the AX4S in on the Windstar.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. This can become quite violent. It was first put into production inbut only remained in production through the model year. Check if this part fits your vehicle. Get the item you ordered or get your money back. Learn More – vord in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. If the overdrive light is flashing, it means the PCM has detected an internal electronic fault in the transmission.

If the battery is disconnected, these learned settings go away and the PCM has to start all over again, which may cause harsher shifts for several hundred miles until the PCM sorts things out again.

Two Common Problems In The AXOD-E Transmission To Keep An Eye Out For

At temperatures as axof as degrees, the transmission fluid can start to turn to varnish, at which point it loses its ability to properly lubricate the transmission and a total transmission failure is just around the corner.

Please try again later. For every 20 degrees you go over this limit you cut the life span of the transmission by a factor of two. This part is compatible with below vehicle s matching this. Please enter a number less than or equal to 2.


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This kit contains original equipment OEM. This part may fit other models not listed. Learn More – opens in a new window xxod tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

Ford fprd on the forward clutch piston, making it out of cast aluminum untilwhen they switched to a steel part due to all the trouble they were having with this transmission. This particular pan calls for a reusable gasket, see pictures of engraving on top of pan.

The longer the guarantee, the better. Hydraulic pressure is provided by a variable displacement pump driven by the torque converter. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. Independent transmission shops fird address the flrd design defect in the AXO, AXOD-E transmission by enlarging the orifice which feeds the lube oil and making sure that the bushings, which help control the oil flow, are replaced if the least bit worn.

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Sonnax Ford AXOD, AXODE Torque Converter

This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. The Electronic Pressure Control EPC Solenoid controls the hydraulic pressure inside the transmission by balancing the line pressure against the modulator pressure. Have one to sell?

That’s ancient history now, and the Windstar transmissions were only covered axodd the standard powertrain warranty.