Don't go honking on the wrench. The articles and information on this site just document how I did things. Then starting from center outward, start tightening them down to torque specs-it'd be pretty light torque, like around 20 ft-lbs-might want to ask a ford mech. Ford wants you to buy a new vehicle every 100,000 miles, so they do not recommend any service I know, they had to replace mine after only 65K miles. Some pan gaskets will squeeze out or cut under the bolts and give you a really good leak. Just loosen pan bolts enough to let the fluid start draining from one end.
If it bulges, back off a bit on torque and maybe use some gasket sealer on the bolt since it won't be torqued to spec. Now go to a shop which uses new pan gaskets because your old one may be leaking and may need to replaced anyway. Anyway, now you are ready to install new pan gasket. As more drains, keep loosening the pan bolts till you can remove pan and finish draining what's left in the pan. Ford Super Duty Torque Specifications 2000 Ford F250 Torque Specifications These are torque values for a 2000 Ford truck.
This plug is pushed into the hole as the dip stick is being installed. Make sure it goes on dry too. The key to avoiding problems with the 6. Among the many selling points was a variable geometry turbocharger that provided quick throttle response and the TorqShift transmission, which provided crisp, positive shifts. In the process of taking out the 17 bolts in the pan, one of them rung off in the transmission housing oh joy. Place gasket on most don't recommend adding sealant or gasket compound. In the performance department, the 6.
Oct 04, 2014 You could just have loose trans pan bolts or leaks at cooling line fittings. Maybe why one bolt broke off. It is on the tube before it is installed into the tranny during assembly. Edit: is it okay to re-use the gasket in this case? Drop the trans, slide the torque converter out, replace the seal and put the trans back. I never install gaskets wet. At this time, most people would also change the transmission filter body: it's right on bottom of trans.
Clean gasket mating surfaces as clean as you possibly can. These solenoids are responsible for the shifting behaviour of your automatic transmission. If that doesn't work I'll have to drill one step bigger and tap hole. The International variation of the 6. To ensure the pan is sealed correctly, check for trans fluid leaks under the vehicle, during the following week. This means the fluid in your tranny has never been changed before. The transmission should be serviced every 15,000 miles by dropping the pan, cleaning out the pan, then re-assemble - put new transmission fluid in.
A visual inspection will tell. The manufacturer's names or trademarks used herein are referenced solely for identification purposes and are not intended by superdutypsd. If it's leaking between the engine and transmission, you have probably developed a leaking front seal. Can not emphasize enough not to reef on these tiny bolts. Be certain to reform the pan bolt holes before you replace the pan.
Ford does not provide a procedure to service the transmission filter seperately from the transmission overhaul. Install gasket onto pan and install pan back onto transmission. Parts stores sell a kit with new filter and pan gasket included. You have to remove the transmission oil pan with the car safely raised. Without a torque wrench, hand tight is more than enough. Hope this is helpful :- -Scott Feb 19, 2015 i posted this 2 time this week. Clean any debris from pan.
The pan would be reinstalled. Unplug wiring and test the solenoid with a multimeter to determine if solenoid is within factory spec you'll need Ford's solenoid spec's to do this. Pull filter and install filter on. Nov 01, 2011 easy job. However, it is difficult to prove any correlation between the engine's model year and the percentage of trucks experiencing technical difficulties. I put it on dry. The owner of this site may be a member of various diesel related forums which may be referenced on these pages.
Good Luck, Jim Henderson Without a torque wrench, hand tight is more than enough. Also, I found an odd object laying in the pan when I removed it. Take the vehicle to your mechanic for this service. The engine's, regardless of model year, are temperamental - many of the sensors and problematic engine systems have been replaced by updated parts, so factory replacements are often of higher quality than the originals. Using flushing machines does not address the need for cleaning the sediment in the transmission pan, cleaning the magnet inside the transmission pan, or changing the transmission oil filter.
Posted on May 22, 2009 Remove the transmission pan - some don't have drain plugs, have a big pan underneath to catch the fluid. While torque does not peak on the 6. It is said that the earliest 6. It sits in the bottom of the transmission until the first oil change, at which time you throw it out. Torque the bolts to factory specs, don't put anything on the gasket unless they say to, and don't use any loctite or other substance unless they did or unless they say to.