I might try and find someone in the area here tomorrow to look at it. Then you can remove the oil pan and replace the old gasket with a new one, refill with the proper amount of oil. Step 5 - Overflow Definitely the easiest to both check and fix, an overflowed transmission will leak from various places when pressurized until the level has returned to a normal amount, and then will hopefully stop. The clutches might be worn out. I got up underneath it and looked all around and couldn't really see an obvious source. It has a fair bit of idle time but has not been worked.
I have an appointment at the dealer on Friday to see whats wrong. And someone told me some seals were two halves that fit together as one, and others are just all one piece. From where, exactly, is more difficult to determine. Start the car and go into the transmissions data blocks and go to block 005, this will display fluid temp. Depending on the extent of the damage, you can splice in a patch line for pin sized holes.
I know the front tubes are dry but I didn't know if the rears are different. Thanks for any help Mike chris 2-10-08 Ok we have replaced the main seal and the bushing for the input shaft but it still poors out the inspection hole in the bell housing we lined up the torque converter and it clicked two times so it set in right i drove it one mile let it idle checked the fluids and went to back down the driveway and it started to poor out again what else can i do i cant afford to put it in the shop Art 2-21-14 Can you please tell me how to replacd a front shaft seal on a 1970 ford f250 manual tranmission its 2 wheel drive and has the 390 motor in it and the tranny is a warner t-18-1e thank you for any help Steve 4-10-09 The front seal on transmission blew out and fluid leaking onto exhaust pipe. Is your truck telling you the transmission has overheated? The two things I would look at are the front seal and the hub on the torque converter. My problem is that the transmission leaks profusly at times from the bellhousing! Without proper lubrication from transmission fluid, your transmission can kill itself in a matter of miles. If it's not the lines or hoses that are leaking, then the radiator may need to be pulled off for repairs or replacement. You can then check the fluid after a few months. I know Ford changed the studs from coarse thread to fine thread in between the 02 and 03 model years.
I need to know what that part is called or named or what is directly behind it that can be causing the leak. Another cause could be a defective line modulator valve, but this would most likely cause a problem in all the other gears, too. Thanks I was afraid of that as well. Steve randy 1-21-08 No u can just replace the front trans seal coat 5. The transmission overheated carrying a full load and racing to work in the heat.
They are just a quick away from helping you out. Over tightening the bolts can not only make the leak worse, but can bend the transmission pan and also strip the threads holding it on. The video above shows how to fix minor transmission fluid leaks in a 2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty. There you are, charging up an on-ramp in your F-150 or F-250 Super Duty when your transmission suddenly decides to transmit your engine's power into violent shaking. A spot on the cardboard doesn't necessarily mean that the leak is directly above it. When I drove home about 2 hours later it was gone and didn't return until today.
Fluid is leaking from the front of the transmission. We can help you figure out where it's coming from. This can make a leak easier to spot because the fluid will show up more clearly than if it were to just drip into the driveway. If you find the leak coming from the gasket, whatever you do, do not try to tighten down the bolts more to make it seal. This kind of leak can be very hard to find! The transmission is based heavily off the which was a heavy duty three speed automatic. Will probably need to have the car running to make it leak, while looking for it. Also, it'll help protect your garage floor from stains.
Seals can leak anytime, but the leak will be stronger when pressurized. Daily driving doesn't leak but when I pull my 16ft trailer it. Dealer said I have to buy a new radiator for the fittings!! After about two hours there I came out to the truck to leave and there was not a drop. Either problem is going to require that the transmission be replaced. Remove the accumulator and check the bore for wear marks. Your truck can overheat for many different reasons, and it's a problem that should be addressed as soon as possible.
There will be no water in the oil unless there is a large leak. The problem I am experiencing is when I am backing a boat trailer up a driveway, with a very slight incline, into a garage, the truck begins to dump transmission fluid onto the driveway until the truck is shut down. Your vehicle is 15 years old if they havent been replaced yet it is possible it it just time to change them. If your transmission begins to slip you need to diagnose it immediately, otherwise a small fix can turn into a very costly repair. To properly check the levels, the transmission will need to be fully warmed. Puddles of red fluid appearing under your truck overnight is a telltale sign of a transmission leak. No noises, codes or anything, just doesn't want to engage.
I would first remove both of them and clean them up with an electronic specific cleaner. The transmission revs high in all the forward gears. If the vehicle sits for long periods of time, it is possible that the seal can dry up and become brittle. If itis wet there more than likely you'll need new lines Nov 28, 2010 call a dealer and they will tell you you are suppose to change your transmission fluid every 2 years or 30,000miles but if you was carrying this much load you may have over heated the transmission so I would shop around and get a good deal at a transmission place where they can replace the filter and the fluid and adjust the bands on the transmission if needed Jan 09, 2009. I had already removed flex bolts and trans lines.