This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014 and the F-250, F-350 Super Duty 2005-2014. I do this procedure once a year. He probably noticed problems and decided to try new fluid to fix it. After you put everything back together you will only put back about 9qts. To do this I thought of obtaining one of those nifty new turkey deep-fryers, but ended up opting for the more economical if potentially dangerous method of throwing the transmission fluid jugs into the oven on insulated cookie-pans to keep the radiant heat from the element off the jugs at the lowest possible setting 200f for a few hours, periodically checking the temperature with a. Said he lost 2nd gear on both these trucks. There you are, charging up an on-ramp in your F-150 or F-250 Super Duty when your transmission suddenly decides to transmit your engine's power into violent shaking.
This article applies to the. I personally have no experience with this. Add enough fluid through the filler opening so that the fluid level is at the bottom of the opening. It is always best to try to find the information on the vehicle. Don't know if that applies to Ford, but other transmissions have magnetic speed sensor inside the valve body. You do not need to replace this, but you should clean it. By - October 31, 2014 If you are experiencing erratic shifting, transmission slippage or hard shifting, a simple exchange of your transmission fluid could solve the problem.
More of what I'm looking for is how to be sure the cooler and converter are empty. Top off to full make. I don't see why you are so scared of a flush. On the other hand the 7. A search online led to a number of fragments of instructions on how to accomplish the change without the specialized equipment, but no complete sets of directions, so I pieced it together and decided to post up here with the scheme I used. The magnet collects the steel shaving over the time and might require cleaning. Replace filter be sure to install new o ring and put a slight amount of fluid on the o ring to get it to slide back in place and seal replace bolt holding the screen back on.
F-150's built after 2011 are equipped with the 6R80 transmission. He can just rebuild or replace the transmission instead. If the fluid on the dipstick is clear, it's good. I do not desire to flush, just want a fluid change. Good thought--he probably noticed an issue, so tried changing fluid--a little too late.
Includes Remote Filter Element Change. I've always changed all of my other fluids, and have had transmission flushes. Checking and adding manual transmission fluid if equipped 1. However, the fluid level should be checked if the transmission is not working properly, i. Ford Super Duty Maintenance Information This information is specifically for model year 2000, but should be accurate for model years 1999, 2001, 2002, and 2003.
I was doing the change in the middle of winter, and found that after heating up the transmission by driving around on a highway, it would cool too far while I navigated the slow urban roads back home. You will play hell getting a true drain of all the fluid without doing a flush. Puddles of red fluid appearing under your truck overnight is a telltale sign of a transmission leak. Just pop it once with an impact and it should be good. I don't know what fluid has been put in it before. Please rate, as this is all I ask for free information. Fluids Engine Oil Powerstroke Diesel Interval: It depends on year and operating conditions.
Ford F-250 transmissions—like the 5R110W and the 6R140—are similar regardless of engine configuration. Reinstall pan bolts tightening from left to right just get the bolts snug then tork them from left to right and front to rear working from the center going out to the ends. You would have to change to a 2008 Job 2 pan. You can find out by carefully analyzing the dipstick under the hood of your pickup. Step 4 - Clean the pan Once the pan has been removed, wipe it clean to clear up any debris that might have built up over time.
You will have many problems with the emission, injectors, high pressure oil system, oil cooler, fuel in coolant, Turbo's sticking etc. The use of these materials may affect transmission operation and result in damage to internal transmission components. This container should catch the fluid coming out as you loosen the bolts on the transmission pan while slowly maneuvering from one end of the pan to the other. First I needed a method to heat up the transmission before the change. I've heard the external filter is a pain to remove as well.