Systems I was having were the car would spin in drive and and wouldn't go anywhere. Its a good idea to wear a rubber glove while unscrewing the plug. I couldn't find the torque converter's drain plug, i took off the rubber grommet and cranked the engine quite a few times, it never came around. Paul C Customer Service I first got into cars when I was very young. If no fluid drains back, more fluid will need to be added. I read that you can drain it through the cooling lines. The pump and rubber hose is attached to the fitting and fluid is pumped up into the transmisssion pan.
It is unacceptable to have to replace the transmission with low mileage. I love my car and am very saddened by this! At a 3K oil change interval the presence of branching is much less a factor but at extended service life , is a consideration. Allow vehicle to run until transmission temperature reaches 27-49°C — 80-120°F Running vehicle for approximately 10-15 minutes will result in correct temperature. There is no excuse why I smoked this trans with only 6000 miles on it. I'm afraid to take it to chain or local tranny shop. On my ford page when I took it in instead of putting transmission trouble they put something else. Jul 08, 2009 peterc759: Unfortunately, this is a procedure you are not going to be able to do your self.
There are not even that many shops out side of the dealers who can do it properly without the proper special tools. I assume I'd run the car until it heats up, moving the gears a few times, then top it off as needed. If nothing else it does give me peace of mind knowing that I have a better protecting fluid in both my differential and transmission. Mercon cannot be used on a Mercon V transmission. Clean area around the drain plug opening,reinstall the p … lug and tighten it scurely but don't strip the threads. Subscribe on their e-mail list and they'll even send you coupons, It doesn't get any better than that! My second was destroyed in a wreck and the third one is the problem.
This procedure does require a special filler tube. It sounds like your 5th gear syncronizer is worn out. I do not have equipment to lift the car so tell me how am I to know if it needs changing not by mileage are its just low and needs topping off. Add in increments of 1 pint and recheck fluid level 7. This car was never abused and garage kept. Royal Purple Synchromax® is a full synthetic transmission fluid that provides superior wear protection for your Mustang's drivetrain.
Each incident nearly resulting in accidents. The Mercedes specification number is 229. It can be found on Amazon. To fill it back up, crank the engine and leave the transmission in park. Can it be from the transmission case or what else can the problem be from? The manual trans has no filter, and no pump that circulates fluid like an automatic. She was acting funny a year after I purchased the car and two dealerships I took it to told me that they could not find any issues on the test machines! Ford dealership called and said instead of waiting for adjuster they would fix it for 2595. Raise and support car on jackstands.
It only did this in hot weather. Hell, my Dodge pick-up I traded for this car did better then this! I still wasn't satisfied though and since I had recently used Royal Purple in my differential fluid change I decided to go ahead and change the tranny fluid to Royal Purple as well. Most shops who are up to date probably own the scanner which will plug into the diagnostic port and read that information. It's not as if this is new technology and why is it they wait so long to two years to address such a major issue. Recy Customer Relationship Center Ford Motor Company - Dominic R. Hesitated to go into drive but not that noticeable.
Happens at just over 20 mph shifting into 3rd, hard shift, and less often reverse sometimes too. Move the drain pan into position under the oil filter. Remove the cap and there should be a tube under it you can pour the fluid in. Change oil and fluids regularly, but on my '06 there is no dipstick for the transmission. Castrol Edge 0W40 is also 229.
There is much more held in the converter. Barely a warning, no dash signal warning and the transmission is toast. So, once you've replaced the 3 to 4 quarts this way, there's still contaminated fluid in the torque converter which will circulate back into the rest of the transmission. This guide will show you how to correctly add fluid to an empty pan which you drained completely or refilling a suspected low fluid condition. I called the service manager back to ask him to save all the parts that i wanted to be able to verify that the transmission was taken out if the car and a new one would be put in. And by the way the signal on the dash is for low transmission fluid pressure not high? Also, where the hell do I get 14-15 quarts of Mercon V??? I try to ease through it as slow as possible to give it time to shift smoother, but doesn't seem to help much.
For more information on the Weber Automotive program, visit: This video was created and edited by John D. Here recently I noticed it is not shifting in a timely manner around speeds of 20-25mph. No need to bleed when reassemble. I thought the tires would be the first to go! Do not remove leveling plug while vehicle is off and oil is cold this will result is 1. It says to disconnect the cooling line then turn on the engine letting the fluid to drain out. In cold weather it would not skip. They've always been helpful and courteous when I asked them for information and specs about my previous purchases.