Its to easy for them to out-source these items and in doing so they are likely to get oil from one company this year to another company next year. I recently checked my 97 Nissan pickup with 180k on it and the transmission was bone dry so I filled it up. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the , , and. Oil is still cheap compared to a replacement transmission. So I'm thinking about a different type or brand of oil, or maybe a percentage mix of some oil stabilizer Lucas maybe? Why look for some magic when its right at the dealer?? If there is a longer-than-usual delay in shifting gears, you might be able to hear a buzzing or humming noise that is not typically present. Everyone will shell out big bucks for royal purple, amsoil, redline etc. Email Address: What I Drive Year, color, and model of your car.
I wonder who makes and bottles the Motorcraft manual synthetic tranny fluid? Password: Confirm Password: Email Address Please enter a valid email address for yourself. Ford has also jumped on the bandwagon, deleting the transmission dipstick on all of their transmissions, as had Nissan on many of theirs. Example: 2003 Focus Centennial Edition Sedan Name Your real name. I removed my Transmission to get access to the snapped roll pin that holds the speedometer sensor in the housing. The slow shift and ensuing whining noises could be a result of a fluid leak. Or maybe even a streight 80W gear oil? All it ever got was Motorcraft fluids and filters. They still need periodic replenishment.
Well, not a great photo otchetik. On the later models the final drive gear oil is to be checked with the bike leaning ons its sidestand! You do need to check the level now and then because it can go down. 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. Why look for some magic when its right at the dealer?? I say look at your owners manual or supplement maintenance schedule and see if it calls for a change. Any tips would be greatly appreciated. I recommend reading this 2002 Ford Focus Manual Transmission Fluid Type Kindle because this book contains many positive messages for us. I bought it with 77,000 miles and it now has 112,400.
Kind-a rattly when pulling out from a stop. But if it were the case, I did a trans flush and the Autozone I went to didn't carry it any more. This last time I took it to a new service place, they suggested I looked into changing the Manual Transmission Fluid. Everyone will shell out big bucks for royal purple, amsoil, redline etc. I do have a question about the oil or different oils to use in the transmission. The oil is better today than years gone by, but they still face the same environment of heating, cooling, and oxidation.
Jay Mercon V doesn't sound quite right to me. The car companies that claim that only know the oil life will last past the warranty period. 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. To me that says a lot. If you own other makes have a look at , , , , , , , and. I'm going to call a few ford dealers in the area Monday and see what they say about the fluid. Ford has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities.
Since you will be adjusting the shift knob many times throughout your journey, it is important to make sure that it feels right. These modern Ford reduce the throttle on your shifter, while both enhancing your overall driving experience, and making sportier endeavors, such as drag racing much easier to tackle. Thank you everyone who contributed to this posting! If the transmission fluid level on your Focus is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2006 Ford Focus. Here is what the Haynes manual says to use in my car, first thing I noticed is there is no model change between the 2000 and the 2005! Visit Kindle Store for the book blurb, ratings and customer reviews. The smell of old and new oils are considered the same Perhaps, now I am flooded with oil in the Manual is valid for the lifetime, I change it no longer going. .
I just hope this helps and the ford dealers can maybe shed some light on this subject. Are you looking for 2002 Ford Focus Manual Transmission Fluid Type ePub eBook to Download or read. The information in them has caused a lot of debates on the Honda Shadow forum. In the morning cool to cold my transmission is really quite! If it does, then follow the recommended interval. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level.
So I feel better about it at least. On the motorcycle forum the Haynes states to check the final drive oil with the motorcycle straight up and not resting on the sidestand! Note that passwords are case-sensitive. I am planning on returning the Haynes manual today! Is it really that hard? 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. One difference between cold and hot would be the tranny fluid's consistency, thinning out. Thanks to all that help me and others with this problem. Password Please enter a password for your user account.
Its gets a little as the bearing surfaces and gear faces wear but that is about it. 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. . . .