Keep the brake pressed when you are in a different gear and only stay in gear for about 5 seconds. . Read About How We Overhauled A Ford Overdrive Transmission The joke among guys is if your car is making a strange or irritating noise, turn the radio up. The holes in the gasket will line up with the pan only one way. If there are no leaks, wipe up any transmission fluid that has leaked to the ground. You may wait 10-20 seconds for the fluid to fully travel through the lines and exit out.
The truck may have warmed up at this point, so you can break until it cools as the exhaust will have gotten fairly hot from the constant start ups. Was told that problem I stated was not what the mechanic was looking for. They were all short box, regular cab, two wheel drive trucks. This would seem to me to be a factory defect. When you begin removing the last few bolts, the pan may want to start dropping, so keep it supported. I found a small spot in the frame cross-member where I was able to tuck the hose away. The E40D pan measures approximately 20 inches in overall length, whereas the 4R70W transmission has a length of about 15 inches.
It will still contain some fluid, so be careful and set the pan aside. Left vehicle with mechanic to be repaired. The pan itself has some weight, but will be considerably lighter since it does not contain an entire 4. We were expecting a bad stator bearing in the torque converter but decided to have the whole transmission gone through just to be safe. This truck has never pulled a boat or trailer and has never hauled any heavy loads. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269. While this does allow you to replace the filter and clean the magnet, you do very little in terms of changing out the fluid since most of it resides in areas of the transmission cooling system that are not accessible.
Before we proceeed, I should explain what exactly is being done in this procedure since I am not simply regurgitating the information in the Haynes manual. « « « 1998 » » » 1998 Ford F-150 Specs In June 1998, Microsoft released Windows 98. This is the line where fluid will come out after it has been cooled in the radiator. There are myriad web pages on the internet for servicing the 4R70W, as it is the automatic transmission commonly used in Mustangs and in Crown Victorias, but very few resources when it comes to servicing the transmission in a truck. Take it easy and slowly work the truck back and forward.
Under normal circumstances, approximately 4. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269. It would become one of the most popular computer operating systems in the world. It was a mess in there. This will keep the vinyl hose pointing into the bucket. Take a minute or two right now to check it out: What's New For 1998 So for 1998 there are only a few things different from the year before. Some dip sticks not specifically for the 4R70W in a F150 have a cold-fill mark, but mine did not.
By turning the overdrive off I was able to make it home in second gear. Use a degreaser to clean the threads. In 1994, Ford introduced the 4R70W transmission, which uses the same shifter pattern, making it ineffective to examine the shifter to determine which transmission the vehicle has. High Mileage Takes Its Toll. This caused the engine rpm's to increase significantly and brought the truck to an almost sudden stop. Add some fluid if needed, but only a little at a time.
The vehicle had been repaired twice by a specialized transmission center at the owner's expense. Chevy and Chrysler guys, read along. Start the truck and let it idle in park for a few minutes. I contacted Ford and talked to them twice but they offered no assistance. This was a sudden failure and could have caused an accident if it had occurred on the highway. Always expect the first time to take longer. They reported that the third and fourth gears had went out.
The only option was your choice of either an automatic or manual transmission as far as we can tell. I would try not to extract more than 3 quarts at a time. Immediately, look below the truck at the bucket and wait for the transmission fluid to begin flowing. Restated the problem and took the mechanic for a test ride where he acknowledged there was a hard shift. A bi-fuel engine prep package became available. I think I had around. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269.
If you are not familiar with the way this transmission is designed in the F150, refer to the diagram below. Secure your new Ford F150 automatic transmission parts through AutoZone today and take advantage of free battery charging and engine diagnostic testing during your next visit, as well as access to our handy Loan-a-Tool program for quick installation. The vehicle had not been repaired for the most recent failure. On my vehicle, almost exactly 4 quarts was extracted before I started to notice air bubbles in the vinyl line. It enabled switchover from gasoline to propane or natural gas. Match the size of this bucket or containers with the number of new quarts of Mercon V that you plan on using.
As long as the fluid meets or exceeds Mercon V, you will be fine. The cooled transmission fluid then returns to the transmission where it is utilized in the valve body and torque converter to keep the vehicle moving forward. Automatic Transmission problem 29 Consumer received three recall letters that have not been properly handled. This will allow the new fluid to cycle through the system. The smaller nut requires very little to be loosened and will spin freely when completely loosened. If your truck has a tow package of auxillary transmission cooler, this will change the fluid quantities I specify below for a stock system. This will allow you to have enough to route the other half of the tube into the marked quart bucket.