The automaker says the insulation on the engine block heater electrical cord has the potential to crack in temperatures of minus-4 degrees or colder. If that cap sticks, pressure builds up and pushes the dipstick out and it pushes fluid out the fill tube. That's some really bad advice on the part of Aamco. What is the most likely cause? Ford's number for this recall is 16S31. For several weeks when I would go up even a slight incline, the transmission would slip when shifting into third? The failure mileage was 9,500 and the current mileage was 13,700. I wouldn't feel right trading it in, for fear of someone else getting killed.
The check engine, oil and battery warning lights were illuminated. I went another 80 miles without losing fluid and the tranny seemed fine. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Nelson wrote:Same thing started happening this morning to me. In order of importance, I actually think doing the trans fluid exchange should be the first priority--and I actually think the dealer is the best place to have that done. This again presents a danger to persons and property. Your help would be greatly appreciated as this 96 has only 60K miles and is in great shape otherwise.
Ford's number for this recall is 14S08. I called kenny ross Ford dealer when I returned to pittsburgh. At one point, Ford said about 1,400 Fusions and Escapes, including some on dealer lots, were not drivable because of a parts shortage. I'm not sure where you're located, but in most major metropolitan areas the labor rates are such that you won't get much lower pricing from an independent. Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect all four of the interior door handles and either repair or replace them, free of charge.
It was clear and seemed not to be low, but later learned I should have had the engine on for it to read properly. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. How can I fix this? Does anyone know what is going on with this transmission? As long as the fluid meets Ford's spec you shouldn't have any issues. I definitely recommend changing the Transmission fluid yourself. Note: Under program 14R01, Ford will notify owners in non-corrosion states, and, at the customer's request, dealers will replace the license plate lamp assembly.
The models were built at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant. Normally I have not had any issues, and can run them 160k without issues, using synthetic oil and keeping up with maintenance. I hope you understand why I'm angry. No problems with the transmission until recently, and the fluid has remained clear, so I have never changed it out. I bought my '09 last fall, it has about 48K on the odometer, and it has started doing this hard 2nd gear shift. It is called D4-atf and i would never go back to non-synthetic atf fluid. I am planning to use D4-atf for power steering fluid when i flushed it soon and in my other cars as well.
Drivers may experience smoke coming from the right front wheel well, a loss of electrical power — or potentially a fire, with or without the engine running. The inquiry involves about 467,000 vehicles. The trans fluid and filter should be changed at 30,000 mile intervals, regardless of color. Realize pic is a gen-4 but. Plus, dealers typically use only high-quality parts. It was clear and seemed not to be low, but later learned I should have had the engine on for it to read properly. If you have multiple Ford dealers around, I'd take that list and call a couple of different places.
They told me that there was no point in bringing it in to them because they software tester would only show the same results. There have been 95 complaints alleging unexpected sharp reductions in engine power during hard acceleration at highway speeds. Ford said dealers will inspect the halfshaft and repair or replace as needed. You may try a leak inhibitor additive, like Lucas, Rislone, etc. Ford's recall number is 13S07. Don't overfill the trans though, you may need to remove some fluid if the level is full. That may be too late if it causes a crash, or our death.
With a 1000 miles on odometer on July 30, 2009. This corrosion may result in a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire. The pricing is probably 10-15% higher than you'd get at a reputable independent, but unless you have a local garage you trust the dealer may be a safer best. In order of importance, I actually think doing the trans fluid exchange should be the first priority--and I actually think the dealer is the best place to have that done. At one point, Ford said about 1,400 Fusions and Escapes, including some on dealer lots, were not drivable because of a parts shortage.