Get under the truck and leave the vinyl hose connected, but move it out of the way. My name is Jim and I Have a 2001 f150 Supercrew 4x4 with a 4r70w Transmission and I have a 1998 Lincoln Navigator with a 4r100 Transmission. Start the truck and let it idle in park for a few minutes. I believe that anyone with a general knowledge of automotive handywork should be able to do this job on a weekend afternoon. 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.
Position the bucket so that you can easily see the quart markings point the markings toward the driver side if you are working solo. Don't be Afraid to post any little thing will help! Wait until 1-2 quarts is filled and then turn off the truck. Please excuse the crudeness of my drawing Basically, the transmission utilizes a closed-loop cooling system where the transmission fluid is pumped forward of the vehicle to the radiator where it is cooled via the engine fan and airflow when driving down the road. The internal neck of the filter will slide into the opening on the underside of the transmission. Optional — place the junk cardboard under the bucket so that you do not get any spills onto your garage floor.
The Haynes manual suggests that you drop the transmission pan to replace the fluid, filter, and clean the magnet. By this time, the engine and transmission should be warmed up, so check the transmission fluid dip stick to see if you are in the hash marks. The smaller nut requires very little to be loosened and will spin freely when completely loosened. Bishop I definitely recommend a look at these transmissions, you've got to have a look. Add some fluid if needed, but only a little at a time. You may wait 10-20 seconds for the fluid to fully travel through the lines and exit out.
As long as the fluid meets or exceeds Mercon V, you will be fine. When it shifts from 1st to 2nd its got a really smooth shift and it puts a smile on your face. I think I had around. So it's definitely something you want. United States Army Drill Sergeant J. Keep the brake pressed when you are in a different gear and only stay in gear for about 5 seconds.
The pan itself has some weight, but will be considerably lighter since it does not contain an entire 4. . This will allow you to have enough to route the other half of the tube into the marked quart bucket. I would try not to extract more than 3 quarts at a time. Not good, but no harm done.
If you are installing your transmission that was purchased from Monster Transmission, our sales and support staff is here. The filter may or may not drop along with the pan. Monster has available mild, heavy duty, and super sport builds for more performance capabilities. I found a pre-measured package that was only a few bucks and turned out to be a lot more than I needed. This will allow the new fluid to cycle through the system. This will keep the vinyl hose pointing into the bucket. Is this a simple matter of the right tranny swap.
If you are not familiar with the way this transmission is designed in the F150, refer to the diagram below. I was personally frustrated with the lack of any useful information on performing the fluid change procedure, so I researched and researched and put together this guide. Match the size of this bucket or containers with the number of new quarts of Mercon V that you plan on using. An upgrade was provided in 1998 models and onward of a mechanical diode for extra holding capacity and longer service. Sorry for the long reply I have been upset for a while about this haha. This saves some time at the end of the procedure.
Take it easy and slowly work the truck back and forward. There is no leaking coming from the front seals, rear sears or oil pan. Sorry for the long reply I have been upset for a while about this haha. Since my truck is a 2002, I was not able to access a drain plug in the torque converter. You should be familiar with the terms used in this writeup and understand what is meant when direction is specified on a vehicle forward, rear, driver-side, passenger-side, etc. Follow up procedures should go a lot quicker. When you begin removing the last few bolts, the pan may want to start dropping, so keep it supported.