I'm trying to determine what transmission I have. I recall 50w being specified for my old '67. This will circulate fluid to all the componets within the trans giving a more accurate reading at the dipstick of whats in the pan. So if that's the case wait, until all the fluid drains down into the trans before you close up shop. Notice too, that most dipsticks say right on them what range you should have the car in, and at what temp. This can cause air bubbles to froth the fluid and cause problems.
Brand new member here--thanks in advance for any help. I have sean pictures of a 4R100 and it looks the same as my tranny. This will be the end of the transmission if you are having problems with it now. With the engine at idle, and warmed up, pull the dipstick, located by the firewall, back of the engine, on the passenger side of the car. It did come with a factory tow package, I don't know if that matters. This can cause air bubbles to froth the fluid and cause problems.
I have sean pictures of a 4R100 and it looks the same as my tranny. I need to replace the pan gasket and am trying to determine the fluid quanity. Unscrew this bolt and the fluid should be near the bottom of the hole. Finding that transmission is as easy as going to a junkyard or searching online, but determining what type of Ford transmission it is—and what gearing comes with it, what vehicle it was from and what application it's best for—takes a few steps. I always assumed it was referring to the 4R100, in others words all 5.
If it is an automatic, then you add fluid the same place you check it. Notice it does have a mark for low fluid, but! Longer on the front and rear than on the sides. I need to replace the pan gasket and am trying to determine the fluid quanity. Or after 2nd gear the rpms run up to 25-3000 then it shifts. I believe the Thunderbirds had a big problem with the fluid overheating, and the transmission developing a bad shudder, I think a aftermarket cooler would prevent headaches in the future, ask around. It is right behind the glove box. There is also a bulge in the front passenger corner.
If it is a manual then it wont have a dip stick. Wipe it with a clean rag and insert it back into the dipstick tube. Service your transmission about every 24,000 miles, or every two years, whatever occurs first. There is a filler hole on the transmission. Not brown or black or metallic looking. If it is a manual transmission , fluid is added by removing the fi … ll plug on the side of the transmission and adding fluid until it is level with the bottom of the fill hole. The white plastic reservoir mounted on the inside of the driver's front fender is for the hydraulic clutch fluid Answer.
It's not that I don't believe you, I just want to add it to the tranny info page as I've never seen a truck with your combo. Refill it with about 3 quarts then check it. Remove those then the cover. Purchase a filter desingned for this purpose. Most parts houses will take it.
Now look at it again. If not then there are several different methods you can use to add fluid. When you add fluid, and then check the dipstick, you'll notice that, because you add fluid at the dipsick tube there's fluid coated on the tube, and it gets all over the dipstick empairing an accurate reading. With the engine at idle hold the brake and cycle the range selector shifter through all the different ranges: P, R, N, D, L2, L1, and then back to Par … k. Not brown or black or metallic looking. Look at the transmission pan and note the shape and the number of bolts.
Do not overfill the trans! Brand new member here--thanks in advance for any help. I'm trying to determine what transmission I have. The emmissions controls tag lists it as code E. Find the year of the vehicle the transmission came from. Check automatic transmission fluid on flat ground with the engine at normal operating temp. I have a 2000 F 150 lariat extended cab with a 8 ft box has 116,000 mile. Wipe it with a clean rag and insert it back into the dipstick tube.