Step 3 — Fill the transmission Re-install the fill plug and remove the center Torx bolt with a T30 Torx bit. I will not park her just anywhere. Rather than risk further damage I decided that it was parked relatively ok 90% in the space, eh good enough so I stopped. Everything has to be perfectly level and at the correct temperature to get the refill at the correct level. Try that and and let me know if you have trouble along the way. The plug has a collar that extends into the pan. After an oil change at Jiffy Lube in November my car suddenly started slipping out of gear.
What happened next was that the electrical system was still acting strange, the trunk opened and trying to close it back down the lights came off and on. Dealer refused to cover the repair of the leak, stating leak was not caused by routine maintenance they performed, although states they do these routinely and occasionally cars come back leaking from the procedure. Upon impact the airbags did not deploy and the fuel cut off switch did not activate. Love to drive the car, especially with the top down. My car is only half way paid off and I have heard since this has happened to me of other consumers having the same problem.
Although this car is 10 years old it has always been summer driven and lady driven! The rough gear change jerks the car forward with enough force to strain the passenger necks and accelerates the car unexpectedly which can easily lead to a frontal crash. The door locks would lock and unlock by themselves. At 50k checked again and leak in worse and took back to dealership jones ford, n. I think this is unfair to the consumer. Blocks of wood can be placed between the jack stands and body to reduce the chance of damage. Dealer refused to cover the repair of the leak, stating leak was not caused by routine maintenance they performed, although states they do these routinely and occasionally cars come back leaking from the procedure. It happened late at night and had to be towed.
Today it ramped things up a notch. I've never seen one trap air. Le Promote a long transmission service life with a fluid replacement. I meticulously maintain this vehicle with very detailed maintenance records. The automatic transmission was recently flushed at the ford dealership prior to the start of this problem. There were not outward signs of problems. Your Mustang's transmission was built to.
Now transmission leaks, noticed some oil at a few hundreds wiped it clean thinking it was residue from the flush. Also think back to when you had the plug removed. The manufacture states that a scan tool must be used to monitor the fluid temp. I swear, engineers need to actually think about the end user, instead of what will fit into what space. Ford is the worst car manufacturer on earth! Transmission fluid also contains additives as well as conditioners to reduce the wear between the clutches and bands. I have another issue even after that one! He said to expect to replace the transmission as these sealed tranny's are not repairable.
I was also informed that this is a very common problem with this particular transmission. After purchasing the car I too have been accident free and have kept up with all routine oil changes and fluid changes. My car is only half way paid off and I have heard since this has happened to me of other consumers having the same problem. She gets parked in a garage, does not have any door dings. We tried to limp her home in 4th gear but that went out next. Problem 2: started vehicle, with foot on brake put in reverse and heard a strange noise and blue smoke outside passenger window.
While turning off of the highway into a residential area the transmission malfunctioned causing uncontrollable acceleration. It is the car I always wanted but could never afford before. Complaint Number: 10239509 Incident Date: August 10, 2008 Date Added to File: August 24, 2008 Description of the Complaint: While backing from my garage, I put the shifter into reverse. Suggest to start with a proper transmission service. Car has been doing it since 2007. Once you start your engine, a pump behind the torque converter transfers fluid throughout the transmission. My car isn't fixed yet because I don't have the money to do so.
The dealer told me the transmission would have to be replaced. Of course Ford, being the crappy manufacturer that they are could give a rats-ass about it. Contacted Ford motor crc and they stated it is a dealership service issue. Called Ford they have a don't care attitude it's out of warranty. I made it to my mom's business and had it towed to Ford dealership after talking to a Ford customer service rep. The dealership will never admit it was their fault. The service manual calls for 12 qts.
We have had so many problems with this Mustang. The brakes were appliedbut the vehicle continued to accelerate. I am concerned that there may be air in the tranny lines as it is a sealed case and the fluid was pumped in. And change the fluid and filter the ole fashion way. When temperatures reach near or over 300 degrees, the fluid breaks down and becomes permanently damaged. Possibly related to the problem above or I could ahave had my foor on brake and gas pedal at the same time but can not that easily.