IS MY OVERDRIVE SETPOINT NORMAL?

Asked by Jun 29, 2014 at 03:08 PM about the 2006 Ford Escape Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2006 ford escape don't shift into overdrive until it reaches 50-52 MPH. Is it possible to
lower this setpoint?

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Usually the trans should shift into OD around 40-50mph with a lighter throttle. You can't lower the shift points. If the trans won't shift till after 50mph, your trans might be the issue. When was the fluid since changed? Level? Miles on your Escape?

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Thanks Tom, the Escape is my wife's ride and has only 14,200 mi. Fluid level ok, and has not been changed. Wayne

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