The vehicle has not been repaired for the malfunction at this time. Do not overfill as it will not help. It just pulls out, there are no bolts that hold it. If you want to have piece of mind knowing you love your truck then give it some high quality synthetic trans oil and a hug. The pan didn't look too dirty, but I'm not experienced to know if the fluid looks acceptable or not. You're right, your pan will not fit over it.
This task will only take an hour to complete and is only moderately difficult. There have been some on here who have a procedure for flushing at home. There are numerous articles out there but flushing your transmission, torque converter, cleaning the trans cooler and magnets and replacing the all of the filters, gaskets with new parts and new trans oil - not recycled oil - is really doing it right. I'm at 153,000 on this truck with no issues. In most cases when people you don't explicitly trust move their lips they lie.
Registration is fast, simple, and absolutely free so please,! I don't see why you are so scared of a flush. The tranny fluid sprayed all over the exhaust pipe smoking and a stench of burning tranny fluid. B-88 -- How many miles on the trans? Wipe all dirt and foreign matter from the plug and from around the plug. Iff this was helpful,please rate thank you. It was too late and the trans failed.
This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty. Don't know if that applies to Ford, but other transmissions have magnetic speed sensor inside the valve body. Slipping of the transmission is the most obvious indicator of low fluid, stepping on the gas but the transmission doesn't push you faster. I'm not a diesel tech, but that procedure looks like it should work fine. This is the only way to do it other than a flush machine and it works just fine. Searching the forums brings up a lengthy list of transmission threads, but nothing yet that gives me the step-by-step.
Fill no higher than 9. You would have to change to a 2008 Job 2 pan. Would it work in my truck with the regular pan? You can eliminate the cartridge in your external filter if you switch to this one. Depending on how many miles are on the truck I would personally replace the filter in pan anyway. I personally have no experience with this. I should think the 6-speed is better.
After you put everything back together you will only put back about 9qts. He can just rebuild or replace the transmission instead. Just pop it once with an impact and it should be good. More of what I'm looking for is how to be sure the cooler and converter are empty. We have a 2008 Ford F250 with a 6-speed manual 6.
This is the line towards the rear of the transmission. So he's saying he won't drain the pan again on a truck that hasn't had fluid changed in a long time. The magnet collects the steel shaving over the time and might require cleaning. So he's saying he won't drain the pan again on a truck that hasn't had fluid changed in a long time. You can eliminate the cartridge in your external filter if you switch to this one. Very simple job, the filter in the pan doesn't need to be replaced. Never changed the transmission fluid.
What really happened to his trans is that second gear was on the verge of failing. I've heard the external filter is a pain to remove as well. A 10 foot length of clear tubing and one hose clamp, sized to fit over your cooler hose. There is no way to just drain the converter. It got you here didn't it. Mark, Thank you for the above info.
Want to get all of the fluid out, best I can. Some talk about using heated oil. Sorry for the sarcastics, but this trans. So he's saying he won't drain the pan again on a truck that hasn't had fluid changed in a long time. If you already know how to check your transmission fluid, you might be tempted to change it yourself and avoid the mechanic altogether.
You will play hell getting a true drain of all the fluid without doing a flush. Check the fluid after the vehicle has warmed up and with the engine running. You're right, your pan will not fit over it. Depending on how many miles are on the truck I would personally replace the filter in pan anyway. I was told it got slammed into reverse.