Just to give you an idea of the vehicles and time frame, it started with my Grandfather's Model A. Hopefully you all will start working on building better transmission for your trucks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! In your case, the transmission fluid is way over it's life expectancy. When you start the engine the hydraulic pump in the transmission fills up the torque converter. Regular transmission service is necessary to keep your car on the road. I bought this truck new in 2005 and was not told that this problem could arise at any time. The F600-F750 trucks the company I work for runs generally have a tare weight of between 14,000 - 16,000 lbs, with varying equipment as these are job specific vehicles. It is primarily intended for Ford trucks but most likely also applies to other Ford models.
Having this knowledge could potentially save you thousands of dollars down the road, not to mention the unwanted hassle. I would have thought these trucks would last more than 113000 miles before falling apart transmission isn't the only problem. Check out our complete line of products. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2006 Ford F-150. So the distinction between the two fluids is expressly acknowledged by Ford. Also discovered I had a seal in my differential was badly worn which was another safety issue. I would use either Mercon or Mercon5 type.
Mainly, because the more informed you are regarding the warning signs of a transmission problem, the less likely you are going to require a major transmission repair. I bought a quart of Lucas Trans. Havoline makes some that is semi-synthetic. We had the transmission Replaced at 100,000 miles with on from the ford factory 24,000 warenty. Two years later they both went again at the same time. 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.
Not happy with ford at this point. I will buy another F150, but not without a manufacturer extended warranty! There is also no way for the consumer to add fluid if it is low. Manufactures Class 5 - 8 trucks. This is difficult unless you let it drain overnight so you can clean off the plug and dry off the threads in the torque converter. Can I used this transmission fluid on my 2003 ford cobra. If you own a vehicle without a transmission dipstick and you are experiencing transmission-related issues, please. I have read a lot about that simple phrase in the last 2 weeks.
I personally just don't think it would work as good as Mercon5. If there is fluid on them, that is probably your problem. I have always owned trucks because I like to sit up higher and just always preferred them. One person starts the engine, while the other holds the line over the drain bucket. Checking the fluid will tell you if the fluid is low and the condition of the fluid.
We're proud of our reputation and our history as Canada's premier transmission and technology experts. The 4r70w is a light transmission and i would suggest you have a shift kit put in and they make a heavier kit to beef it up. This isn't the best since you have old fluid mixing with new, and you haven't changed the filter. With franchises conveniently located coast-to-coast, Mister Transmission is the largest chain of transmission and driveline repair specialists in Canada. It is estimated that it holds almost half of the transmission fluid capacity or around 6 quarts. Try to get a drain pan that is at least 18 inches wide.
Although both fluids are excellent, they exhibit different properties and should be used only in the transmission for which they were designed. Refer to your Scheduled Maintenance Guide to determine the correct service interval. So what would be My best bet a Regular mercron like chevron or a full synthetic Mercron like Mobile 1 or mercron V. The dealer said my clutch failed. Has anyone heard of this doing any good? Me personally, I would do a complete flush.
I am in the middle of selling my house and moving cross country, and am halfway into two bathroom remodels so I can get the house on the market. The F650 and F750 are the only Ford vehicles available with a Cummins diesel. Problem is I have a wife on disability and unable to take on a new payment and will probably have to throw more bad money after more issues just to keep working. Pop the new filter in place of the old one in the same position. Check your transmission oil dipstick.