Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Stuck in 1st and will not shift

asked by on

Vehicle will not shift from 1st goes into reverse fine autostick does not work. The shift solenoid was replaced by the previous owner. I have checked the relay its ok the fuse is ok i tested pin 4 and 5 circuit will not power up i am a ford mechanic i have a modis pro reason why i could test the circuit i comanded the solenoid on no power i traced the wires and found no breaks is it possible the pcm is corrupt? Am i missing something dtc p0765 and the p0700

My car has 180234 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The shift solenoid pack is usually replaced...

The shift solenoid pack is usually replaced in this situation along with a new transmission control module which has to be programmed to work amend your shifting concerns. You will need access to the system wiring diagram to trace power and ground signals through the system properly. Consider having an experienced technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come out and take a closer look at the damage to offer a more personal diagnosis.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car began shiftly badly

As you know, the Mazda RX-8 has a rotary engine, which means that there are no pistons. While these are great engines, they do require a bit more attention than a regular piston engine. It may be possible that you...

Q: What could be the cause of a loud roaring noise when I apply my brakes?

Hi there. Typically, there are two mechanical parts that can cause this type of noise as they begin to wear out. The first and most common culprit is brake pads that have worn and are actually grinding on the rotor....

Q: Knocking noise and tough turns.

The knocking noise could be a result of many possible things such as failing steering components or potentially engine noises. Unfortunately, in order to properly diagnose, it will require a professional mechanic taking a look at the car and taking...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...