I've owned it for 2 years and in those two years spent over 3000 dollars repairing it. This vehicle had not given any indication of problems 3 carried to dealer malloy Ford, jasper on July 23 when I could take it. Service department at dealership now reports that the entire transmission needs to be rebuilt or replaced. I have only 58,000 miles on the thing and was told by the dealer that the plugs don't need to be touched for 100,000 miles. Now the truck start on it's own.
I am hoping that you will do whats right and help me get this matter resolved by informing my extended warrantee provider that this insident was unavoidable. As in engine oils, use the heavier weight oil in hotter climates or for higher loads. Place a floor jack under the transmission pan. You just have to hunt around until you see it. Remove the plug on the side to re fill, you will need a pump from Harbor Freight on a bottle with a squirt top. The rear seal failed, causing the rear housing to also fail. This is one week after I spent over 500 replacing the spark plugs, fuel filter, and getting the fuel injectors cleaned.
If your Ford F150 needs a new transmission, consider removing and installing the transmission at home. Rear brakes experienced grinding, dealer applied a silencer to the front and rear brake pads. Consumer continued home, parked the vehicle. And now the dealer tells me I need a new transmission. The add port is located on the side of the transmission near the top. Older Ford Rangers for instance come equipped with 2 different manual transmissions, one a Ford Transmission and the other a Mazda. I am hoping that you will do whats right and help me get this matter resolved by informing my extended warrantee provider that this insident was unavoidable.
Told courtesy Ford again that problem restarted, technician checked out again and stated nothing wrong, I am still having my transmission jerk and bang when accelerating and also decelerating. Use a box-end wrench and an open-end wrench to access the nuts and bolts between the front of the transmission and the engine. Turn the drive shaft; the two yokes will separate while the universal joint stays with the drive shaft. Consumer asked for a new rear end, and dealer denied the part. Owner has taken vehicle in for corrective action several times, however nothing has changed. Vehicle uses a lot of gas, idles rough and experiences small hesitation upon acceleration. When one bearing cap is in close to the yoke, the other comes free from it and allows for the turning motion to separate the two.
Consumer was informed there were problems with the 2001 models, consumer is aksing that the part be fixed or the dealer to buy the vehicle back. This plug can be seen after taking off the wheel. Consumer asked for a new rear end, and dealer denied the part. It has not been completed yet. Also idles hard upon startup and 4x4 does not always engage - dealer also said can't repeat the problem.
Foot must be applied firmly on brake pedal at traffic lights for the duration of the stop for fear of vehicle lurching forward and hitting car in front. The rear seal failed, causing the rear housing to also fail. Some take motor oil, some take auto trans oil, some gear oil, and others take manual trans fluid. Ford initially declined to help with the repair cost, and it is now being reconsidered. Loosen each bell housing bolt around the front of the transmission with a ratcheting wrench, extension and socket.
You local auto parts store should be able to give the exact det … ails. Consumer states that the engine runs rough, oil level dropped and there was a clicking noise in which the dealer replaced the fan blade and fan clutch. Dealer admitted they heard a noise. Unbearable to an asthmatic person. Vehicle drifts to the right, while driving at higher speeds, vehicle and steering wheel vibrate.
Using the wrong lubricant can cause serious damage to the transmission. Well it was missing and that was the problem. You will definetly notice a vast improvement in shifting up and down , and getti … ng into gear. To separate the drive shaft from the rear axle, turn the drive shaft and pitch the four-way bearings so they can be freed from the rear axle yoke. Some Manual Transmission oils are multigrade, e.
Better Answer: Check your auto's specifications for how often to change the manual transmission fluid. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269. You can save yourself a lot of money and it takes only a couple of hours to complete. There is a whining noise when turning steering wheel. Your owner's manual will tell you what your transmission calls for.
You're on your own if you decide to use something else. Slightly lift the transmission up so any downward pressure onto the transmission cross member is relieved. Turn the fly wheel each time you remove one of the torque converter bolts so you can access the next one. Always add the additives first that way you don't have to gauge how much fluid to add, or have to drain some out in order to add the entire bottle. The consumer had to disconnect the battery to keep from burning out the starter. Driver is slammed into windshield when this happens. Always remove the fill port plug first in case you have trouble removing it, your transmission won't be empty.