The transmission dipstick is located in back of the oil fill cap. This resulted in nothing but the alarm going off. However, it is no miracle fluid, don't expect that it will repair ruined synchros or make that chipped up 3rd gear work smoothly again. Unforunately, his father is a rich doctor who buys him all his toys, so he just sits around all day playing with his toys and i guess tuning chips. Royal Purple Synchromax® is a full synthetic transmission fluid that provides superior wear protection for your Mustang's drivetrain.
Roush is a registered trademark of Roush Enterprises Inc. If you don't know your transmission dipstick from the oil dipstick,then don't do this job yourself,get a mechanic to do it! Thanks again for the feedback. This added a much better syncronizer design, wide-ratio gearset, needle bearings for 1st, 2nd and 3rd speed gears, and improved metallurgy throughout. The output shaft is a robust 31-spline. I finally took it to Ford and they suggested changing the fluid and adding some sort of friction modifier.
Hear from other customers via the 15,629 reviews on parts for your Ford Mustang. Good luck, it can get frustrating. This fluid is pumped throughout the transmission once the engine is started by the oil pump. Like the T45, the weak spot in this transmission is the 10-spline input shaft. Its weak link is the 10-spline input shaft which limits power handling.
I took it to a couple of places and they suggested changing the torque-converter. There were many variations over the years, so stick with me here. Even if you just need to replace your transmission fluid or a filter, we have the parts you need to get the job done. With the pump, you can transfer all 2. If you want a shift kit, ditch the hypertech, go to tccoa. Transmission shifts smoothly warm or cold.
Check out these years: , , , , , , , , or for additional options. There is a large post here on this website about other people who own the Gt who are also having problems with their transmissions. This article applies to the Ford Mustang 1996-2004. The heavily ribbed cast aluminum case serves as the home for fully synchronized 5 forward gears and reverse and features a 10-spline input shaft with a 28-spline output shaft. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 1996 Ford Mustang. Still no third or forth gear though.
Rear axle lubricant levels are not to be checked unless a leak is suspected or repair is required. I called my local Ford dealership and the could not give me an answer. My stang shifts perfectly fine. Of course he had automatic transmission fluid at the shop but it wasn't Motorcraft Mercon V and I wasn't settling for anything else. There is also an active forum where you can find even more. I bought it about 4 months ago with around 38000 miles. Step 2 — Drain the fluid Locate the fill and drain plugs on the passenger's side of the transmission.
Once again, the higher the number, the thicker the oil would be. So if i leave overdrive on, when it's supposed to shift into 3rd it goes in neutral still set in drive , but if overdrive is set off when its supposed to shift into third it just stays in second. I believe most 99-04 mustang trans calls for about 3. Then remove your tranny dipstick. Shifts immediately felt better, but still not 'great'. Pour the fluid in slowly and keep it off your hands and painted surfaces as it burns slightly.
You have to get it up to operating temps and then put it up on jack stands, crawl under it and pull the check plug located on the right side of the tranny next to where the right drive shaft comes out. The fluid creates a film around components, which reduces friction and promotes smooth operation. I trusted my neighbor basically because he owns a 2006 gt 500. Ford designs their equipment around their own fluid. I say it the way it is.