Engine and Transmission Warranty Claims If you are experiencing problems with an engine or transmission you purchased from Advance Auto Parts, please call 888 286-6772, Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:30pm Eastern Time. You can check when it's cold, but transmission fluid will expand with heat, making the warmer reading a more accurate one. Step 2 - Check your transmission fluid level A warm engine check is essential to determine the quality of your transmission fluid. It takes a 22mm crescent wrench or box wrench after disconnecting the plug way up There is no disconnect at the switch itself. You need to be sure that the heater core is really the problem before tackling this job.
It might be bad enough to mess up the trans without a performance problem or fault codes stored. Possibly a seal going somewhere. I have there are 2 ways. Interesting to say the least. You'll want to test the fluid while it's warm if your truck is in driveable condition. Have you tried to shift your Super Duty into gear but it just won't budge? The Advance Auto Parts core charge presented to you online today with your item is representative of the most common core charge.
If you have a pool of coolant on the floor, you'll have to go after the core. Your dipstick will have both cold and hot level indicators. Look at both the color and the consistency of the fluid. Terms and length vary by product. You will need to test the sensor with a voltmeter or lab scope to see if the voltage increases steadily with no glitches or drop outs from closed throttle to wide open.
Make sure all the wires are disconnected from each side. The spark plug firing order for the 4. I only know because I'm converting a 95 5. With the transmission and the vehicle presumably as well level, remove this upper plug. Step 3 - Visually check transmission fluid quality Make sure your vehicle is parked on a level surface and pull out the dipstick. Check individual product pages for the warranty length applicable to each product.
Remove the horizontal … metal clip that retains the speedometer cable in the housing I actually tossed this clip, you don't need it , pull the cable up out of the housing, remove the wiring connector from the housing, remove the 10mm bolt that holds the housing in place, and rotate the housing back and forth to work it loose. Many automotive parts have a Core Charge, or Core Price, that works the same way as a soda can deposit. Replacing the core is easy, getting to … it is a day's work. Under the Magnuson - Moss Warranty Act, 15U. Honestly, it sounds like you might have an internal transmission issue. When you take out the housing, look at the oil level on the speedometer gear. It is not the same as the 90w used in the rear axle.
Next get a transmission jack to support the rear of the transmission before you start to remove the cross member bolts. When adding transmission fluid to your F-150, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Your transmission fluid should be in this range when cold. Next, take off the starter due to the fact the starter bolts go through the transmission bell housing. Right now you should be looking at a bare transmission mounted to the engine block and a cross member supporting the transmission. If you are having problems with the transmission in your F-150, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.
General Warranty Policy - applies to all products not covered by one of the below warranties. If the transmission fluid level on your F-150 is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. The transmission fluid level should be at the bottom edge of this hole. I have a 1992 Ford f250 4x4 with 5. If it doesn't, soak all around with a penetrant and try again later. The bottom edge of this hole is also the transmission fluid level required.
This article applies to the Ford Super Duty 2004-2014 If. It depends on the year and transmission type 4 spd, 5spd, 6spd. If not, check out our step by step guide on how to diagnose and. The transmission fluid dipstick is circled in red. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. It looks like a bright yellow ring. If the truck has recently been in use, the engine will be warm and could possibly cause a minor burn.
Your Ford-150 or Super Duty transmission needs extra attention at least every 2 years or every 30,000 miles. You can also remove the hoses and flush the core with a water hose splice from Home Depot and a water hose. Some say that the Ford reccommended transmission oil for a '91 4-speed is an 80 w gear lube. Be careful not to strip the nuts on the back of the flywheel, between the engine block and flywheel because if you do it isn't going to come off. The Fill plug is also on the drivers side about half way up and is the same size as the Drain Plug.