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Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2008 10:57 pm 
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what can prevent torque converter from locking
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Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 1:54 am 
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Engine coolant below 45degC
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Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:32 pm 
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Low engine coolant temperature will not stop the torque converter from locking up.
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Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:29 pm 
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Yes it will, according to Ford as well.
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Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 10:29 am 
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Paulmac wrote:
Yes it will, according to Ford as well.
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Not on an EF.
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Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 11:14 am 
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Paulmac repeats, according to Ford and Ellery's EF/EL workshop manuals:-
"Engine coolant below 45degC" = no TCC lockup.
One other listed cause is "insufficient road speed".
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Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 12:09 pm 
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S7 solenoid not operating, Limp home mode (LHM) - which will be 3rd gear, converter unlocked.

 

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Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 12:54 pm 
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luthor wrote:
Low engine coolant temperature will not stop the torque converter from locking up.


doesnt lock on mine till it gets to about 60 or so

 

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