This article applies to the Ford. Ran into a little problem. When you remove it the oil should start slowly leaking out,if not you need to add some. AnswerGo down to where do you pour trans. I've been to several Advance Auto Parts and Auto Zones, I only see some Castrol 1 quart bottles if anything and they don't have 14 or 15 of them.
It may use regular , heavyweight hypoid gear oil, or automatic transmission fluid. I drive my car pretty hard everywhere I go and take it on long trips and it shifts like a dream everytime. Remove the drain plug from the bottom of the oil pan. The trans was developed for it and most of us are probably excessive when it comes to maintainence that we would change our fluid well before actually needed anyway. If you don't have an owner's manual, check a local certified repair shop or the dealer's service center to find the right fluid for your vehicle. It has a hose also.
I called ford customer service and could not give me an answer and recommend me to call my local ford dealership. When I tackled this job I drained the old fluid like you normally would through the drain plug, left the plug out, filled with new fluid until it started pouring out, obviously the car must be leveled. Once the fluid flow slows to a drip, re-install the drain plug. Hear from other customers via the 15,629 reviews on parts for your Ford Mustang. It has always been very smooth even with 96xxx miles on it.
This article applies to the Ford Mustang V6 1994-2004. I was having problems getting into the outsides and downs 2nd and reverse. It doesn't matter if you use your Mustang as a track car or daily driver, maintenance is a key role in owning your Ford Mustang. On another related note, a lot of people remove the shifter and fill from the shifter turret instead of using a hand pump. It also held up to the heat on track better than the standard Ford fill. The entire fill process took less than 10 minutes this way.
Pull out the dipstick and add transmission fluid through the dip stick spout. Eaton is a trademark of the Eaton Corporation. Mercon automatic transmission fluid is recommended by Ford; although, owners also use Royal Purple Synchromax. Remove the cap and there should be a tube under it you can pour the fluid in. This article applies to the Ford Mustang 1996-2004. Pour transmission fluid through the dipstick tube slowly. .
Synthetics are known for having better lubricating properties than some conventionals, but in a trans that manipulates its synchros with friction, this may not be the case. Always check your owners manual if you're unsure about how to service your Mustang. Unfortunately, he told me that it has to be checked under the vehicle. Of the two plugs shown above, the fill plug is the one higher up on the transmission. I laughed about the funny comment she made Ford Rep about asking your dealer as to what they recommend. Thicker oil is not always better, depending on the age and wear of the engine, thicker viscosity oil can benefit you.
Blocks of wood can be placed between the jack stands and body to reduce the chance of damage. First, I removed one end of the support bar bolted on the bottom side of the frame one bolt and swung it out of the way for… The same as any other car. Also, where the hell do I get 14-15 quarts of Mercon V??? On a brand new engine, this could actually hurt you. Some fluid will spill out the hole, so have a catch tub under the transmission. I have searched the forums looking for information about changing the transmission fluid in my Boss.
Postion a drain pan under the transmission then unscrew the transmission drain plug the larger,outer plug on the transmission fluid pan and allow the fluid to drainAfter the fluid has drained reinstall the drain plug and tighten it to torqueOn these transmissions the fluid is added… automatic. If your transmission is notchy, rough, or loud but is mechanically fine, a fresh fill of Synchromax® can help smooth things back out. Almost two hours later my local dealership gave me a call back stating I can use Mercon V because their suppliers said it's safe. Just collect Mercon V from as many sources as you have to. Re-install the fill plug and tighten the plug until it becomes snug. It is cheaper to change fluid than to have to buy a syncronizer and pay someone to replace it.