Want stay in gear

Asked by Jun 01, 2017 at 08:32 PM about the 1996 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1996 Ford explorer that u can be riding
and all of a sudden it will jump out of 2wd and I'll
try to put it in 4 high and it will do the same thing
but I switched it to 4 low and it goes right in what
makes it do that is it even the transfer case

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I know that if it will not stay in high gear or OD it may be your torque convert lock up shift solenoid. Or may be caused by the retaining plate being broken in the 5R55E automatic transmission, leading to a loose pressure control solenoid valve (EPC valve). Remove the valve body, check the retaining plate and the build date of the EPC valve and install new ones if necessary. A new valve body and intermediate plate should be installed if there is heavy contamination.

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