Won't catch gear right away...

Asked by Oct 25, 2014 at 04:34 PM about the 1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD Extended Cab Stepside SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hey y'all

Just finished redoing the steering
and suspension on my truck as well
as fluid changes (along with tranny
pan gasket and filter) and I noticed
that when I put it into gear now it
takes till between 2-3000 rpm for the
gear to catch...as well as idleinf at
about .5rpm. Any ideas? I think
cause my alignment is currently off it
just requires more power but you can
actually hear it click into gear...

2 Answers

21,120

The alignment should have absolutely no effect on the shifting of the tranny. Get the tranny up to operating temp and check the level. Are you sure you used the correct filter and fluid?

20,025

The filter isn't seated all the way or fluid level is low

Your Answer

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    9,450
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,650
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,698 Great Deals out of 174,506 listings starting at $955
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,196 Great Deals out of 64,603 listings starting at $999
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
405 Great Deals out of 49,117 listings starting at $1,899
Used Dodge Ram 1500
427 Great Deals out of 11,102 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Tacoma
717 Great Deals out of 45,626 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
379 Great Deals out of 27,060 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Mustang
606 Great Deals out of 39,402 listings starting at $1,895
Used Ford F-250
448 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
805 Great Deals out of 42,074 listings starting at $1,987
Used Ford Explorer
1,249 Great Deals out of 69,554 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 118,907 listings starting at $20,313
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
188 Great Deals out of 27,563 listings starting at $16,402
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
211 Great Deals out of 7,848 listings starting at $16,991
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
528 Great Deals out of 11,401 listings starting at $11,990
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
771 Great Deals out of 15,329 listings starting at $8,075

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.