The 30 wt has been thel choice for my 7. This information was taken from a Ford Customer Service Division announcment made in June of 2007. In the performance department, the 6. Tranny fluid requirements are on the end of the dipstick. Contact your local … ford dealership to confirm.
Mark, doesn't the 5r110 need to be flushed using a hot flush machine, because of there being a thermastat type bypass in it? Remove the 20 bolts for the transmission pan. . Just push it upward into the transmission. If we are flushing the transmission, which exchanges all the fluid in the transmission and torque converter, we need about 14 quarts. These capacity specifications are if the transmission is totally empty , and here's the clincher for us average types: including the torque converter and radiator tank. Mine did not come out with the filter, I had to reach up in there and pull it out! Be extra careful that you get the o-ring out as well.
To determine which transmission you have its as easy as climbing under the car and counting the bolts on the transmission pan. The Green ethylene glycol will damage it. Ford Premium Gold Propylene Glycol only - the gold stuff. Change Your Mind, Not Your Oil. This is on the passenger side of the transmission, the rear-most line. The engine's, regardless of model year, are temperamental - many of the sensors and problematic engine systems have been replaced by updated parts, so factory replacements are often of higher quality than the originals. You can tell because this will be the largest pan on the vehicle.
Be sure to review the O … wners Manual for information specific to the year of production for your Taurus. I will check my stick also. It is good for 100k miles. If we had hot desert temps here in northern Calif I would … switch them over to the 15-40, maybe. The transmission capacity is 18qts, but a few quarts must be wasted to flush out all of the old fluid.
If you're adding fluid, simply use the dipstick - according to the illustrated instructions in the Owners Manual - and add what is necessary. Clean up the original gasket as well. The key to avoiding problems with the 6. Use the First In Synthetic Motor Oil's. This is the o-ring that didn't come out on mine Just after removing the pan Clean up the pan and the magnet on the bottom. . It is being phased out, as Mark K.
The bolts are size 10mm. Check the fluid level with the dipstick and use the last quart to top it off. I don't know the proper name for this bypass. Answer That depends on what kind of transmission service we are doing. While torque does not peak on the 6. I wonder if they are putting gold in it. Everything you see here was done following his writeup at the following link: My only motivation for doing this writeup was to show a few pictures of the process.
At some point while the engine is running, run the transmission through all of the gears, pausing around 5seconds in each position. It is said that the earliest 6. About eight quarts drained out of mine. Measure what you drained and start with refilling that amount to put back in to return levels back to normal. The International variation of the 6.
Also, the funnel pictured below makes refilling the fluid super easy You'll also need around 10 feet of clear tubing. If you are going to do a complete fluid change, also called a flush, you must use a heated flush machine. Refill the transmission with the same amount that was drained out earlier, as I said it was around eight quarts for me. There is a thermostat in the trans that will bypass 90% of the fluid to the cooler if the trans is cooler than 170°F. I used a tiny c-clamp to hold the tubing in place on the drain pan. Start the truck and let the fluid pump out until you see air in the clear tube. The owners love the extended oil changes and the engines run smoother and quieter too.
I have 155Kand still running like new. Among the many selling points was a variable geometry turbocharger that provided quick throttle response and the TorqShift transmission, which provided crisp, positive shifts. I pumped out around six quarts the first time Repeat the process of refilling and pumping out fluid until you have added 19 quarts of new fluid. Just pull straight down and it will pop out. I only had to repeat the process once, draining around five quarts the second time. The local Ford dealership is telling it will be between 300 - 400. Specific details, and illustrated instructions for checking transmission fluid levels, and capacities, are found in the Owners Manual.
However, it is difficult to prove any correlation between the engine's model year and the percentage of trucks experiencing technical difficulties. Go to Ford parts department or fordparts. As soon as you see air, turn off the engine. Despite an overwhelming number of problems, the 6. I use 5W-30to extend engine life, especially if you live in the south. Place the clear tubing over the line and clamp it in place. It's been doing just fine.