Q: 2004 Ford Escape CD4E trans sometimes it engages into Drive, sometime not 2004 Ford Escape

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cd4e trans sometimes it engages in to other times it wont why is that thank s joe

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - your symptoms are indicative of the direct drive/forward clutch drum failure - a fairly common problem with this transmission (CD4E). For further diagnostic assistance, I recommend a transmission inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, confirm this diagnosis, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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