1998 Ford Contour A/T - CD4E Harsh and Delayed Upshifts/DTC’s Stored

1998 Ford Contour V6-153 2.5L DOHC VIN L SFI

A/T - CD4E Harsh and Delayed Upshifts/DTC's Stored

TRANSAXLE - CD4E - HARSH AND DELAYED 1-2/2-3 UPSHIFTS - AFTER TRANSAXLE OR TURBINE SHAFT SPEED SENSOR (TSS) REPLACEMENT - POSSIBLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) 628, 642, 645, 646, 647, 648, P0731, P0732, P0734, P0741, AND P1744

FORD: 1994-1997 PROBE, 1995-2000 CONTOUR, 2001-2002 ESCAPE

MERCURY: 1995-2000 MYSTIQUE, 1999-2002 COUGAR

ISSUE

Some vehicles equipped with the CD4E transaxle may exhibit harsh and delayed 1-2/2-3 upshifts along with DTCs for gear ratio errors after the Transaxle or Turbine Shaft Speed sensor (TSS) have been replaced. DTCs may include OBD1 codes 628, 642, 645, 646, 647, 648, or OBD II codes P0731, P0732, P0734, P0741, and P1744

ACTION

If the condition occurred after servicing the Transaxle or TSS, refer to the following TSS Selection Chart and select the correct TSS for the vehicle application. Note that each TSS has the Ford engineering part number on it. Also note that there is a TSS kit that includes an instruction sheet, TSS sensor and correct bolt.

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