If not, then I doubt Mercon V will fix it completely. There's More To Coolers Than You Think: It's no secret that heat kills automatic transmissions. This will be my first time i do this and im sure my ford needs it. You just refill with fresh fluid through the dipstick tube and the converter will fill from there. I know I should have told them to do it anyway but that's history now. You can do this job yourself with a large container to catch the oil from the large oil pan. The only reason to do this flush routine is in units not equipped with a drain plug.
It I touch it again, I don't want to have to cut anymore off the hose for it to reseal, lol. Start 'er up and let 'er run for a couple minutes. 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. I purchased a dipstick from Jeff's, but have yet to purchase the strange size bit needed to drill out the transmission. The ideal operating temperature for automatic transmission fluid is between 175 and 225° F. Also the line modulator valve can cause intermittent harsh shifts, but generally it would happen on more than one gear change.
If you have reached 100k miles or more and that is your reason for flushing, feel free to skip ahead to Step 2. Next, use the funnel to distribute approximately 5 to 6 quarts of brand new transmission fluid. Mostly dead Dodges and Allisons here. I had to reel her back in! You tranny oil is already hot from working the truck, and you heat it up further by backing up. One thing that there is no way I would do after talking to the Ford and Chevy mechanics, is install a chip.
A friend of mine in Michigan lost his 02 F-350 automatic. A problem with the line modulator valve could also cause this, but it would usually effect more than one gear. If the trans has been regularly serviced and is in otherwise good working order, you may need to only have the torque converter replaced. It is barely gripping, and cannot engage under load, but once the load decreases it can engage. Those were also the first generation of electronic transmissions. You can find that on their website and order it from there. One person starts the engine, while the other holds the line over the drain bucket.
If you remove a cork gasket, replace it with a cork gasket. The line at the rad. The 700R4 and 4L60E were not very impressive in my book, those get fried everytime I turn around on a couple trucks around here. There is a smaller filter in the valve body that should be cleaned too the location pictured above. If this circuit fails line pressure should go to full at all times.
And not knowing if the dipstick I have is correct I could be dead on, or a quart or two off. Verified Buyer: Jason C I ordered a E40D transmission from Monster Transmission. This is where the fluid comes out. Did you do a complete fluid exchange or just a drain and refill? Carbon forms in the oil and for all intents and purposes, the transmission is junk. Researching first and sticking with known quality brands assures consistent product quality and a good repair. Because of Ford's lack of forsight, they did not design either of these two transmissions to circulate fluid when in reverse gear.
At approximately 295° F, transmission clutch plates begin to slip because the oil is breaking down further. Keep in mind its 15K new. Those were also the first generation of electronic transmissions. Pro Tip When removing the ring, be careful not to touch the sensitive main control bore. Next thing you know, the tranny is shifting weird and many people can't feel the difference so they keep driving.
Anybody have any recommendations for a good, honest, reliable transmission repair facility in San Diego? Temperatures between 170° and 200° are considered normal. Hello: I'm new to the group so I apologize in advance if this has already been covered. Something I really don't want to do just yet,this is my daily driver and that seems like a out of truck operation. The end results are leaks, both internal and external, simply because the seals lose their elasticity. . As I reseach these new transmissions further, 90% of most transmission issues, no matter whose brand you have, starts with the electronics. The directions were short and sweet, brief and straight to the point.
Well , there is still a slight shudder under the most extreme torque situations. Is the shuddering from the transmission or from the torque converter? Can anyone tell me if it is worth the investment? The Dodge dealer my mother got her car from has a whole section of their shop dedicated to replacing transmissions, and there's always a Cummins truck sitting in those bays. At 60K I had my friendly Ford dealer replace the tranny fluid. Here are some things the shop foreman of our dealership told me that you need to know. If your good at shifting you don't need to use the clutch. Much of the time, you are backing up a hill to park the trailer. Many good transmission parts suppliers can now rebuild your converter with a heavy duty clutch assembly which gives it a much better and firmer lockup.
Mine is a push button O. I used the crosshatch last change assuming this stick came in the trans. Step 3 - Remove the filter The filter is easier to remove if you shimmy it down and out simultaneously. Anyway thanks again for the info, I've never experienced any slipping or bad shifts but 2 of my codes were trans related. If you do this you will need around 17qts of fluid. All other shifts are fine.