There is a pan on the driver's side of the engine up towards the front by the radiator. Auto service - david wilson' villa ford, Service specials schedule service contact service. Now more than ever before, vehicle engines operate at high heat and close tolerances. This data and other information may not always be accurate. You'll have to drop the transmission pan.
The best advice to make this determination is to consult a factory-trained Ford technician, who can help you ensure your vehicle alerts and maintenance schedule are set to keep you on top of your oil change needs. Step 4 - Drain Transmission Fluid After the drain plug is loosened, remove plug to drain transmission fluid into oil catch pan then let drain until completely empty. Know when to change your engine oil. Changing the fluid in the transmission in your vehicle promotes proper operation and helps the transmission last longer without failure. They suggested that I first go to a synthetic blend, and then after that oil change, go to full synthetic.
I have a Mercury Tracer, about the same car. Assistance may be provided by live chat or through email with remote Ford Guides. You may not create names that are profane or obscene. Even a little lint can get in sensitive parts of the tranny. If you pan has a drain plug, loosen it and collect the old fluid.
Step 10 - Identify Internal Transmission Parts Before reinstalling transmission pan; clean the gasket sealing surface with a shop towel. If you do the above you will only change aprox 40% of the fluid. By - October 10, 2014 This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014. Damage to the fluid, such as oxidation and shear, will reduce its holding power. When engine is cranked over keep hands and clothing away from rotating components.
It doesn't really cost much more than doing it yourself and if you can say no. Always pay careful attention to the road and do not drive distracted. But the system should be flushed. You may also be able to view new inventory at your preferred dealer. You'll also want to look under your car, and count the number of bolts on the transmission pan, … because some cars have different pans.
Add a bottle of seal conditioner when done. We reserve the right to update, modify, suspend, or discontinue any part of the Payment features at any time without any notice or obligation to you. Customer Service We provide customer service for issues relating to how the Payment features work. Then start the car don't move it yet! Have this procedure along with the rest of the domestic, Asian, and European manual maintenance reset procedures always at your fingertips with our mobile app Oil Reset Pro available on the Apple and Google Play stores. The engine uses an iron block with cast aluminum cylinder heads and holds approximately seven quarts of oil.
Replace the dipstick, start the engine again and allow it to run while you check for leaks. Your use of FordPass after any changes are implemented will be considered acceptance of such changes. And the oil change place, stated that the oil looked great at 6k miles. Dealer Services Various features of FordPass including My Dealer allow you to connect with your dealer, including to schedule services, locate dealers, get directions to your dealer, and view new dealer inventory. Traditionally, with older vehicles, the standard had been to change oil every 3,000 miles.
Remove the two screws and remove the cover and pull out the filter and then put in a new one. Once you've got the parts, you may want to warm up the fluid a bit. Check back often as we add new features to understand what FordPass can do for you! These Terms describe features currently available as well as features we expect to add in the future. Do not go by vehicle's oil life monitor when using this oil. Well I ditched the Audi and purchased my 2013 150 Eco Boost and since buying the truck I have followed the same Audi guidelines with oil change intervals using full synthetic oil. You also are responsible for compliance with the agreement with the operator of the parking facility as posted at the location or otherwise provided to you which agreement will, in all cases, govern the parking arrangement. I went to the oil change place, which happened to be down the highway, from the dealer in which I bought my truck.