The filter is on the bottom of the transmission, which was covered up by the oil pan. Viewers should only seek the help of a trained professional located at a licensed auto repair shop for any fix, modification, alteration, or any change to their vehicle. Use a degreaser to clean the threads. Clean the pan using brake cleaner, and the two mating surfaces for the new gasket. Viewers understand that anything contained in this video or linked to or from this video is the sole responsibility of the viewer and in no way provides an express or implied warranty as to the safety or effectiveness of any linked tool, product, or video. The rest is still up inside the torque converter.
I just replaced the transmission in my customers car, but it will not move. I did notice a number of owners installing Mag-Hitek oil pans to increase the capacity by 8 additional quarts which extends the drain interval. However, there is no longer a drain plug on most torque converters these days so a flush is just about the only way to do it with the transmission still in the vehicle. Yes ,it's way overfilled, but don't worry Start engine,and run shifter through Drive and Reverse,pausing about 2 seconds in each, then return to Park. I suggest you pull the transmission immediately and. If you are not familiar with the way this transmission is designed in the F150, refer to the diagram below. Regards, I did the filter change today.
Since the transmission holds over 12 qts, you need to flush over 12 qts out of the transmission. This measurement may be a little short because the string will be down against the pulleys, where the V-belts ride a little higher the V gripping the sides is what turns it, not the bottom of the belt running on the pulley. I have a 1996 Taurus and it doesn't have a drain plug. The dealership would recommend going with the latest fluid, which is Mercon V. If you see metal shavings, the transmission is damaged and may need repair.
I found a pre-measured package that was only a few bucks and turned out to be a lot more than I needed. This allows the pan to drop slowly and drain out most of the fluid. The links on this video to products are for informational purposes only and in no way are an endorsement of the safety or effectiveness of the particular product. This will keep the vinyl hose pointing into the bucket. It is possible but not readily feasible. The amount of transmission fluid and fluid level should be set by the indication on the dipstick's normal operating range.
Total fluid capacity is 10. Do you need advice on what products to buy? You should loosen one side of the transmission pan and then proceed to take the bolts out of the opposite side. I did some research on some of the more popular forums that discuss the 4R70W , , and found some people mentioning that they were able to use the cooler lines to perform a fluid exchange. The fluid won't show up unless running i assume, or should it touch the bottom of the dipstick when cold, the x on the bottom of the dipstick? The filter seemed clean looking through the feed port wiyh the naked eye , obviously there was some rubbish on the magnet and a fine coat of grey on the pan and filter. Everything I read including Ford manuals says to use nothing but MerconV… Whats the deal with that haha? Most of the fluid is trapped up inside the trans and torque converter.
Some dip sticks not specifically for the 4R70W in a F150 have a cold-fill mark, but mine did not. I think I had around. I believe these are supposed to be used for mixing paint, but they work just fine. Remove the bolts from the oil pan. How Much Fluid Should You Add to the Ford 4R100 Transmission After a Rebuild? Approximate dry capacity including transmission fluid cooling system, actual refill capacities will vary based on vehicle application and transmission fluid cooling system. Add fluid until it shows on the lower part of the dipstick crosshairs.
Remove the 6 bolts around the corner of the pan. No need to drop pan. Obviously i don't have a torque wrench, just a cheap one for the lug nuts, with no inch pounds. These unit use Mercon V. If they both have the same motor … you an but it sound like you have a 4 cylinder and the other one have a V6 or V8 and you cant do it then. The smaller nut requires very little to be loosened and will spin freely when completely loosened.
This will allow the new fluid to cycle through the system. Besides which it will not bolt up behind a V8 different bolt pattern. You may wish to wait until it has cooled. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2002 Ford Taurus. That amounts to like 5-10lbs. Make it a good interf … erence fit, and it will work great, and last forever. If the transmission fluid level on your Taurus is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube.