The video above shows how to fix minor transmission fluid leaks in a 2010 Ford F-150. Gently stuck your finger in there and on a fully serviced trans. There isn't a pan drop anymore that he described. I think it's a wonderful idea. I looked-up the symptoms on the web and this seemed the most likely problem.
It's been years since I've messed with one. Dealer lubed connecting shafts and put 2 clamps on the shafts. The owners manual has no interval or even what type of fluid it even takes. Start the vehicle set park brake In the side if the transmission oil pan a bigger bolt with a small bolt in the center. My 2010 owners manual says there is no need to check it, if you think it needs attention go to the dealer.
I'm sorry but if Ford was a real symbol of safety and security of its owners this would have never happened in the first place. Any help with past experience? Your F-150 should be running when you check your transmission fluid level, otherwise the transmission fluid level on the transmission fluid dipstick will not be accurate. I believe your suposed to check the fluid when its cold. Any help with past experience? Originally I thought the sound had come from repair on the cv boot but the shop thought otherwise. On an auto transmission the dipstick is on the passenger side near the exhaust manifold close to the firewall. I tried to add to the check port, but short of getting a pump, I cannot add fluid.
Remove smaller center bolt trans fluid should drip out at a fairly constant rate if not its low. If you are towing or hauling a lot of weight over 1000 pounds , it is better for the engine and transmission to turn overdrive off. No cost to me to fix the seal as it was their error. It seems to have fixed the problem at least temporarily , but I now cannot figure out how to add fluid. Both synthetic and non synthetic will get moisture in them over time, theres reasons to change transmission fluid before 150k. Differential was re aligned 209677 km truck went to limp mode while driving and got engine check light.
Most auto part stores carry them. It is on the passenger side of the transmission right by your catalytic convertor and pretty tough to get to without burning your hand. I guess it makes sence, but i would think it should be replaced at least every 30 to 60,000 miles. When you remove this plug then You can usually fit a pinky finger in there to see where the transmission fluid is. Both synthetic and non synthetic will get moisture in them over time, theres reasons to change transmission fluid before 150k.
You see, the manufactures are getting tired of people over filling these transmissions which eventualy causes excessive wear and failure. If, after adding transmission fluid, you notice that your fluid level is low again, follow the steps highlighted in the video above to fix the transmission fluid leaks in your F-150. Just Commodores -Holden Commodore Discussion Forum. Its not that i dont believe you guys, its that those are some scarey intervals truethfully! The recomendation is when the fluid gets gritty, discolored, or smells burn that is when it needs to be replaced. Uploaded on Oct 14, 2010. On a manual tranny, you check the fluid by pulling the fill plug on the side of the transmission. But the plug had dipstick broken off, and the connection was leaking.
Unscrupulous mechanics will often suggest a more expensive repair, such as a rebuild, when adding some transmission fluid will fix your F-150. Mechanic discovered a slight leak at the pinion seal. I tried to add to the check port, but short of getting a pump, I cannot add fluid. Started and ran ok, Oil alarm said 2% left. I really dont like these ideas.
I dont like or trust all this stuff that lasts the entire truck or excessive miles. The fluid does not hold up as well or cool so the transmission gets burned up. This is on a 2010 model. Then, turn the car off and locate your transmission fluiddipstick. The intermittent sound went back to the shop twice. This was the source of the trans leak that the repair shop misdiagnosed.
Ford has no change intervals for normal opperating conditions or severe service. This should be the case for you if there is no dipstick in the engine bay. I really dont like these ideas. I assume it is a synthetic, I really do not like this situation. Broken vacuum harness that controls the automatic locking hubs for the 4wd.