If you are having problems with the transmission in your F-150, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. Automatic to drain and refill using Dexron type 3 fluid. On a overhaul the amount is 7. Jun 13, 2012 I will assume you have already drained the trany. Estimate what you took out minus a quart and run the trany through all the gears.
If you were referring to an older 70s-80s model truck with 3 spd or 4 spd manual, it takes 80W or 80W90. That fluid stays in during a fluid change. What you need to do is read the back of the bottle when shopping. It is not the same as the 90w used in the rear axle. Ford has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. It is available with the 5. The one I am rebuilding this week is an 05 and doesn't have a drain plug on it not many do anymore.
If you need further assistance please just ask. Fill until fluid level is at ridge of bolt hole, then replace bolt. . Interesting to say the least. I recall 50w being specified for my old '67. Some say that the Ford reccommended transmission oil for a '91 4-speed is an 80 w gear lube. Ford has now specified Mercon V 5 for all ford transmissions.
There is much more held in the converter. Estimate what you took out minus a quart and run the trany through all the gears. If the transmission fluid level on your F-150 is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Thank You for using FixYa. Red Line offers specifically formulated manual transmis … sion gear lubes. A flush is the only way to change it all out. When adding transmission fluid to your F-150, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.
You could have measure the fuid out and replaced all but a quart. Even simpler, get the manual for the unit and look up maintenace. Transmission fluid will state clearly on the back what models it is compatible with ford,chev,dodge, ect Full synthetic universal fluids are also available, they are made to meet the requirements of all automatic transmissions but w … ill cost more then the regular stuff. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2002 Ford F-150. Even simpler, get the manual for the unit and look up maintenace.
It depends on the year and transmission type 4 spd, 5spd, 6spd. Repair manuals show two refill capacities. Normal refill capacity is when the converter still has fluid in it. One is for a normal change, and one for a complete overhaul, as when filling after installing, and transmission and torque converter are completely dry. You would use regular transmission fluid, but there is no tranny line that comes up through to the engine to fill by funnel. Posted on Jun 20, 2010 You don't. Jun 20, 2010 you must have just drained the pan? You could have measure the fuid out and replaced all but a quart.
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