The symptoms are that the '''transmission disengages slips out of gear when it goes into 3rd… Disconnect the battery ground cable. I own a 2002 '''Ford '''Focus with automatic '''transmission. I got out and sure enough the infamous puddle of fluid on the ground. They said that the pan that holds the fluid was bent and replaced it. I am afraid it is turning out to be a complete and total failure and lemon even though still covered under factory warranty and I will fight tooth and nail to have Ford pay for repairs. When adding transmission fluid to your Focus, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.
Thanks very much job 1. Kline in our library for. We decided to wait a few weeks and look for a new car to maybe trade it in or something. Its gets a little as the bearing surfaces and gear faces wear but that is about it. Ford has now specified Mercon V 5 for all ford transmissions. The consumers vehicle has been in the shop for over a month.
So what makes it like that? Re-manufactured Ford trans was complete junk! This isnt a place to post your youtube channel 5 Mark Solved. The fluid level should be somewhere between the two marks. It was one of Michigan's first social networks. Any tips would be greatly appreciated. We aren't sure what we should do. Adding insult to injury, the 2002-2005 Explorer also has a massive problem with the.
This is a zero tolerance policy. This time it is another transmission problem. It depends on the year and transmission type 4 spd, 5spd, 6spd. But I have had experince with flushing the fluid changing the filter and then have the tranny blow the front pump, or just stop working. Anytime you wish,just make sure you use the type specified in the owners manual,but my experience has been that these things basically have lifetime oil if not contaminated,the reason motor oil is so temporary,is what its exposed to-by products of combustion and whatever. I knew what had happened so I drove it back to my repair shop and he told me that the servo cover blew off due to transmission blowing apart inside. I had the car towed and after 5 days the dealership still cannot find anything wrong.
Or would you rather pay the 2 to 3 grand for a new trans later on? Use the 'All Posts' button to return to the default view. Approximately one minute later, there was an explosion. Only give advice on something you believe to be true. The entire trans including the torc converter sp is flushed with the equipment they use today and I got a lifetime warranty from the company that manufacturers the fluid they put back in. All posts without this information may be subject to being removed.
Disconnect the fuel filter inlet pipe. The second is the torque converter. Checking the fluid cold will give you an inaccurate reading. Vehicle overturned down an embankmend. Lift power steering reservoir from retaining bracket and move to one side. Are you looking for 2002 Ford Focus Manual Transmission Fluid Type ePub eBook to Download or read. Those who continually cause issue will be removed 2a One Incident per Thread.
And thank you for suggesting that again. My Saturn has 266k on it and the transmission is still full, I have not changed it either, but it is easier to check because it has a dip stick on it. My transmission does not have a dipstick and it is apparently a sealed fluid system. I would do some more investigating before condemning the transmission synchronizers. Its a gamble, one of which I am not willing to take due to the importance of my vehicles! I believe this dealer put the wrong fluid in it but I cannot prove it. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Focus, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Add Mercon V automatic transmission fluid -- available at Ford dealers -- in small increments.
It continues to leak and then the Goodyear Tire Guys were not able to put the trans back together again. The owners manual and the Ford Website state the fluid is to be changed at 60,000 miles, a flush and filter change at 150,000 miles. Tools needed: A small hand mirror. Your only other hope at this point is if the shift linkage is adjustable as I show in the 2002 Focus clutch video that I've been showing on Mondays, if it's out of adjustment you might be able to get it back in check the service manual for the procedure but if it's not adjustable then your going to have to repair the syncros. Being stuck in traffic Woodard cruise on a hot day.
I know what the owners manual say. Drive the car long enough to warm up the trans fluid. It is recommended to drop the pan, replace the filter and fluid every 40,000 miles. So I feel better about it at least. Then consult your owner's manual for the tail light bulb lamp replacement procedure.
I recommend reading this 2002 Ford Focus Manual Transmission Fluid Type Kindle because this book contains many positive messages for us. This is obviously a safety hazard and Ford is doing nothing to fix it but tell me that the cable assembly is on order. Is there any merit to that line of thinking? Tallbear, I've often been told that changing the fluid after many miles on a transmission can cause problems. I'd rather get rid of it, but we owe so much on it. Those who demonstrate they cannot follow the rules will be warned and posts removed. Tallbear, I've often been told that changing the fluid after many miles on a transmission can cause problems.