t100 auto trans filter change: anyone done it?
Hello all, I just bought a used 1995 T100 4wd with automatic transmission. I’ve decided to change automatic transmission fluid and filter. Has anyone out there done this? There’s a stabilizer bar in the way of removing the transmission pan. I thought perhaps there might be enough room to slip th..
« I too have a 1995 T100 but it’s 2WD/V6/Auto. The dealer parts dept told me that there is no filter as such, just a screen inside the transmission. I do regular trans flushes myself, probably ever 30.. »
« Thanks for the tip. I looked up your procedure; I’ll be trying that next time. Unfortunately since I removed the fluid pan I’m commited to getting the pan all the way off to clean the sealing surf.. »
« Afraid I can’t help your problem, but I can say I’ve a 96, a 4wd x-cab v6 auto, currently has 422k miles, still going strong. I’ve never had the transmission (or engine) open. Bill W »
This has been bugging me for over thirty one years but here it goes. What is the difference between Dextron & Type F automatic transmission fluids ? When this mystery first surfaced inside my head, it was 1976 & the word “internet” was completely unknown, I was in high school & the library really ..
« dextron has a higher heat range before it gives out. learned that in a bus garage that had hundreds of automatics in the fleet.. since i been useing dextron in old fords with no troubles.lucas »
« I’m not sure about the “heat range”, but I’m told Type F has slightly different friction characteristics (I learned this when I went by Autozone to pick up my keyless remote). I worked in a local trans shop for a few years in the mid-80s, and we used Type F for all US.. »
« Yet, since the internet came out, you have yet to find the web sites called “Google” and “Yahoo.” »
« Back when all we had to choose from was Dexron and Type F, the big difference was, indeed the co-efficient of friction…. Dexron gave a “softer feel” to the shift…. It is “slipperier” when the .. »
Automatic Transmission weird shifting
Automatic Transmission weird shifting 1990 Ford Ranger 4X2 Super Cab V 4.0L A4LD Transmission My vacuum modulator failed, automatic transmission fluid was being sucked into the intake. The part has been bad for a good while about a year. I discovered it as my fluid level has been slowly dropping..
Automatic Transmission Fluid for 83 Mustang
Hi, I own an 83 Mustang convertible with the 3.8 liter engine. I need automatic transmission fluid. My manual says to use Motorcraft type H. My local Ford dealer has never heard of Type H. What should I use that is currently available? Thanks. gary comfort ponce inlet, fl 32127
« I did a google search and found that Type H is what was specified for the C5 automatic. From another site, it appears that you can use Mercon or Dextron III as a substitute. Your dealer should ha.. »
« Yeah… well let’s not forget he said he worked for AAMCO !… When was the last time you got good advice for your transmission from them He didn’t read the REST of the memo which instructed them to.. »
« Years ago, ’81-’83, during my college days, I can remember inserts in with shift kits, as well as other trans parts, concerning the use of the proper fluid after installation of the parts. Type F w.. »
Questions About Replacing Automatic Transmission Fluid
I have a 2001 Sentra SE with Automatic Transmission. I am in Texas. The car has almost 60,000 miles on it. I want to replace the transmission fluid. Is it OK to do partial replacement by draining with the (drain) bolt? If I am going to do a partial replacement, is it OK to use the Mobil 1 Synt..
« “> yes no, if you are going to synthetic, it is best to go all the way. droping the pan will not give you a “complete flush”, droping the pan is the same as taking out the drain pan bolt use any dex.. »
« Thank you, NissTech. I am going to drain the transmission fluid at the end of April. I am going to use Mobil 1 ATF. NissTech wrote: »
« No, drop the pan and put in a new filter too. I have done that and had no ill effects. BUT you may consider using a service that sucks out all the fluid and replaces it. Theres still a LOT of fluid.. »
« Thanks, Pete. I hear of the service that sucks all the fluid out and replace it. I might check around for a shop with that sevice before doing the drain with help of gravity. — Trang )))))______.. »
Automatic Transmission Fluid Changing
Hi, I own an 83 Mustang convertible with the 3.8 liter engine. I need automatic transmission fluid. My manual says to use Motorcraft type H. My local Ford dealer has never heard of Type H. What should I use that is currently available? Thanks. gary comfort ponce inlet, fl 32127 « yes Regar..