The problem I am experiencing is when I am backing a boat trailer up a driveway, with a very slight incline, into a garage, the truck begins to dump transmission fluid onto the driveway until the truck is shut down. The only thing they were able to find was that the truck was a bit low on trans. It sure seems like some sort of a seal, although I know very little about transmissions. Are you a weekend warrior, or love a good day off-roading? I think about that and look at door jamb see stickers for service? When decending a steep grade the automatic transmission fails to apply. However, newer truck models with the 6R80 will have a hidden dipstick located on the actual transmission body. The vehicle was serviced at least 3 times for this problem and was never solved.
Your transmission fluid should be in this range when cold. Your Ford-150 or Super Duty transmission needs extra attention at least every 2 years or every 30,000 miles. Replace the the temp sensor. Step 3 - Visually check transmission fluid quality Make sure your vehicle is parked on a level surface and pull out the dipstick. See injector code breakdown below. I will have to hook up to a trailer and make the truck do it again and try to determine where exactly it is coming from once I get the truck back from the dealer.
The Mobil 1 fully synthetic is a good choice. A total replacement takes about 20 quarts. We know of others that are experiencing similar problems and we feel Ford needs to pay attention to this mecahnical failure, due to faulty production of these trucks with their transmissions. Then a few months later, while driving at a speed of about 70 mph, the entire system shut off engine, electric, everything and after a few terrifying seconds it would all kick back on. Mar 18, 2015 Taking a guess at it, I would have to say that the transmission fluid is thermally broke down from the heat, and stress from towing. Disconnect the upper radiator hose that comes from the thermostat, the small hose that leads to the degas bottle, and the electric connection for the fan. Drain the the converter as well.
By 1999, 1 million Power Stroke equipped trucks had been delivered to dealerships. What type of transmission fluid you need depends on your vehicle. The transmission fluid dipstick is circled in red. This over works the transmission, and creates the excessive heat. The nature of the failure was permanent gradually worsened.
This article applies to the Ford Super Duty 2004-2014 If. It can be mounted on the side of the transmission or inside it. Check the body ground also. The service dealer was not able to determine the nature of the failure. In lieu of an injection pump, the 7. Most folks nowadays use Type F for their old T-Birds. The Power Stroke is a turbocharged, direct injection diesel engine produced by International Navistar.
I have a 2001 Ford F350 4x4 with the 7. You have to lift a lid that reveals a circular screw top that when unscrewed holds the fuel filter in a bath of diesel fuel. If you are experiencing erratic shifting, transmission. Using a 36mm socket, open the underhood fuel filter. We were fortunate to get ourselves and our small children out of the truck in time. We have incurred a drastic financial loss due to this and fear being put back in this vehichle knowing that it could happen again, becaus the initial cause of fire has not been found.
We pleaded with the service advisor at this dealership to investigate what could have caused the problems we were experiencing and they refused. It is… drain antifreeze, remove small hose between radiator and radiator fill tank, unplug wire on air intake tube, loosen clamp on air intake tube, pull air restriction gauge from the back of air filter, if yours has one it just pulls out, pull air intake tube off main body of air filter and pull the main body of the air filter up and out, no bolts, take the lower clamp off the top radiator hose and… Look under the hood behind the air cleanerMine is on top of the engine, under that weird cover you would expect the throttle body to be on a gasoline engine. Funny the dealer didn't even suggest such a thing. They are found in International T444E engines, but were never used in Power Stroke models. If you feel suction on your finger, then the pump is still good.
If not, check out our step by step guide on how to diagnose and. Step 2 - Check your transmission fluid level A warm engine check is essential to determine the quality of your transmission fluid. The cap is attached to the top end of the transmission dip stick. Either way, if you're unsure which type of fluid may be in your '64, I would suggest draining the transmission fluid and using Type F. It's also the first thing your should check if the transmission is misbehaving. Look at both the color and the consistency of the fluid. In… there's a two fuel filters on this model,one on top of the engine and one under the cab.
Any suggestions or ideas with the exception of a drip pan on the ground:- would be apprecieated. The axle lubricant should be changed any time the rear axle has been submerged in water. Your dipstick will have both cold and hot level indicators. You'll want to test the fluid while it's warm if your truck is in driveable condition. Slowly immerse new filter into housing. Loosen the hanger for the wiring mess in front of the… On 6.