Or will they tell the truth when they take it apart even? So I just put the new filter in, bolted the pan back up, and filled the transmission fluid with like 4 quarts, pretty much a waste. But ask the common driver heading to work everyday and taking the family cross country to Disney, and they will most likely never have heard of them or these other names. Yes, you have to shift through the gears manually a few times in ordre to circulate the fluid after you fill up the transmission. So that's that with a month left on my extended warranty. I know, as I have seen it happen on several cars. The fluid should be about half an inch below the fill plug opening.
I don't even drive the car like it's supposed to be driven because I'm afraid of tearing the clutch or transmission up. I think he bent the rim on mounting as well. He said 14,000 miles later and lots of trips to the track and dragstrip and it still shifts supurb. The dealer told me to let them know if the problem persists. I have like 11 quarts of Mercon V sitting in my room so I might as well use it, the stuff isn't cheap. Step 2 — Drain the transmission Locate the fill and drain plugs.
I just don't get it. Any usage or mentions of these terms throughout our website and print ads are used for identification purposes only. They all look like good products. Shifted alot smoother and was alot quieter. I don't know if it's a placebo effect or not but I kind of sense the car seems to shift a little better. Synchromax® is fully compatible with all types of friction materials and offers excellent corrosion and oxidation protection without affecting the soft metals commonly found in manual transmission synchronizers. Royal Purple Synchromax® is a full synthetic transmission fluid that provides superior wear protection for your Mustang's drivetrain.
That helped the clutch but not the shifter. Although the recommended fluid change interval is large 100,000 miles , shortening that amount can be wise. All other gears do it but it's more intermittent. Just collect Mercon V from as many sources as you have to. I'm trying not to make them mad but I do want my car fixed.
I had total transmission services two times costing quite a bit both times. Well since my post I received 2 lengthy phone messages from the manufacturer. The manual trans has no filter, and no pump that circulates fluid like an automatic. This article applies to the Ford Mustang 1996-2004. Simply explained, this means the oil being used is a multi-viscosity application.
It may save you money. Saleen is a registered trademark of Saleen Incorporated. All my mustangs are like that. In any event the problem in the Tremec 6 speed exists. Interesting enough you can sit still in the car and dry shift it idling or shut off and it still does not shift right. I guess that's similar to what the mechanic's do, just more of a hassle without that machine.
Always remove the fill plug first to ensure that you have the means of removing it. Ran into a little problem. So I also have a rotting aluminum hood thats never seen weather also not covered by warranty. His reason was the repair manual didn't specify the direction of assembly. I'm thinking that's because all the synchros are lined up correctly the second time. Also, where the hell do I get 14-15 quarts of Mercon V??? If nothing else it does give me peace of mind knowing that I have a better protecting fluid in both my differential and transmission.
Amsoil, Mobil 1, Redline, or Royal Purple. The Royal Purple Synchromax was, not to be cheesy, the light at the end of the tunnel. Le Promote a long transmission service life with a fluid replacement. We are the oldest and largest V6 Mustang forum on the internet. I called Fords customer service just to run around in circles and get nowhere. On a brand new engine, this could actually hurt you. I read that you can drain it through the cooling lines.