I do not feel safe in this vehicle. Does not do it all the time but when it does it once driving somewhere, it will usually do it every shift that time the car is turned on. Pull the dipstick out and wipe it clean with a paper towel or a rag. This lets me adjust the height of the rear to get the car level as well, which is important for this job. Dirt from external leaks will accelerate the decomposition of the fluid, as well. It also is very intermittent but, if it is going to happen, it will be following a full stop. It is unacceptable to have to replace the transmission with low mileage.
When changing the transmission fluid in your Mustang, be sure to check the owners manual for the correct oil filter, oil viscosity and the recommended oil change interval. Follow instructions as automatic but note that manual fluid runs fairly cool so you may not have to deal with the hot and cold issues. Latemodel Restoration has no affiliation with Ford Motor Company, Roush Enterprises, or Saleen. It's topped o … ff by removing a cap on top of the trans and adding fluid until it starts to run out the hole, with the engine off. There is an oval shaped cover with a socket type plug at the top right of this part. Regarding capacity, there are two options. Transmission Location Like many manual transmissions, the Mustang has a drain and a fill plug.
Remove the remaining bolts, pan, and gasket. I am wondering since the Ford dealership came back with a better offer before the adjuster got there what did they really need to do the transmission? Recy Customer Relationship Center Ford Motor Company - Dominic R. Happens at just over 20 mph shifting into 3rd, hard shift, and less often reverse sometimes too. Good stuff, American Company, owned by an Air Force Veteran. When ready with a pan in place to catch the fluid, these are carefully removed in turn, allowing the pan to drop down at one corner, draining the fluid. This will ensure that the hydraulic chambers in the transmission are filled with oil.
Yours will have a plug screwed into the front of the trans near the coolant lines. Step 3 — Fill the transmission Re-install the fill plug and remove the center Torx bolt with a T30 Torx bit. Using clean rag wipe off the mounting surface on the block. While accelerating from a full stop and turning onto side street, the engine appeared to accelerate and then stopped in the middle of the turn in the middle of oncoming traffic. I hope I have answered your question even if it is not the answer you would like to have heard.
I know hat a 289 is. The most general way for an automatic transmission is with the transmission in park engine running and warm, on level ground pull out the dipstck then wip it off and then put it back in and pull it out again and see where the fluid is on the … dipstick. Do not use anything in your transmission other than Mercon V. Thanks for your intrest in FixYa. Fluid pressure is used to engage bands and clutches during gear changes.
There are quite a few types of cars on the road with sealed automatic transmissions like your Pontiac. Free the grommet for the taillight electrical harness and the three taillight housing nuts then pull off the taillight housing. It would not move into first gear or reverse and there was no indication that something was wrong with the tranny prior to failure. This plug can be seen after taking off the wheel. They have different friction modifiers and are for different purposes.
Rotate the bulb socket counterclockwise and pull it out of the taillight hou … sing. In addition, there may be a plug in the torque converter to facilitate fluid removal from it. I'd consider looking into what Tremec recommends for your transmission. I'm assuming that is the remaining 10 quarts roughly? Most shops who are up to date probably own the scanner which will plug into the diagnostic port and read that information. The fluid level should be about a half an inch below the fill hole. If it still is not reading the correct level, add more fluid.
So, once you've replaced the 3 to 4 quarts this way, there's still contaminated fluid in the torque converter which will circulate back into the rest of the transmission. This article applies to the Ford. Once you start your engine, a pump behind the torque converter transfers fluid throughout the transmission. This drain plug only empties the pan, not the torque converter -- so you're only replacing about 3 to 4 quarts with this method torque converter does not drain. I love all of Amsoil's products. They are labeled in the casing. Going to cost almost half of the blue book value to repair this Mustang!! Jun 27, 2009 you must have just drained the pan? Now that I haven't got a warranty on it something inside transmission breaks and now I have to have new one.
Pull it out and wipe clean. The smaller the number is on this first number means the oil being used will be less viscous at lower temps. Hope to see you on the forums soon! Hard shift into reverse is delayed. Clean area around the drain plug opening,reinstall the p … lug and tighten it scurely but don't strip the threads. On another related note, a lot of people remove the shifter and fill from the shifter turret instead of using a hand pump. Driving the car 10 miles or more is the best way to properly warm it up.