Once your desired height is achieved, place a jack stand as close to the jacking point as possible. I honestly did not notice any difference in shift feel with my T45. The first number you see is the classification of the cold weather viscosity. I have driven cars for over 45 years and never had a transmission problem, so I don't think I was usually hard on the car in anyway. Cost me 40 bucks to change my tranny fluid.
After I had the dealership change the fluid it stopped doing that. The fill plug is located near the plastic tube in Figure 2. And I let the transmission tech drive the car with me in it. Le Promote a long transmission service life with a fluid replacement. It sounds like your 5th gear syncronizer is worn out. Le Promote a long transmission service life with a fluid replacement.
Well since my post I received 2 lengthy phone messages from the manufacturer. I am the original owner of this 2007 Mustang Convertible. I would be really careful about changing that much fluid at a time if you are unsure of how the transmission has been maintained in the past. Going through the steps of actually changing the fluid and filter though, it shows I'm only adding 4 quarts of fluid and topping it off as needed. Apparently, the guy at the other dealer was trying to get me killed and I just happen to catch it because the tire held before it deteriorated killing me in a fiery crash.
Now the transmission goes out. I think he bent the rim on mounting as well. American Muscle will have my and my friends business for now on. Good stuff, American Company, owned by an Air Force Veteran. If nothing else it does give me peace of mind knowing that I have a better protecting fluid in both my differential and transmission. They basically said the dealer transmission tech needed to diagnose the problem for it to be fixed or if I had it torn down if they did not find any defective parts I would have to pay for the transmission synchros to be replaced.
Synchromax® is recommended for manual transmissions that specify an automatic transmission fluid or motor oil. I guess that's similar to what the mechanic's do, just more of a hassle without that machine. Mercon cannot be used on a Mercon V transmission. You can use a paper clip to verify the fluid level. I'm looking to change my car's transmission fluid with the help of a Haynes manual but I'm confused.
I haven't noticed any problems and it shifts a little better than with the stock mobile 1 atf. So I just put the new filter in, bolted the pan back up, and filled the transmission fluid with like 4 quarts, pretty much a waste. Totally smooth and different feel! This creates a film on metal surfaces that reduces heat and wear. So that's that with a month left on my extended warranty. Position the floor jack below one of the jacking points on the front of the vehicle.
Holy cow, I cannot even believe the difference it makes! The fluid should be about half an inch below the fill plug opening. It is cheaper to change fluid than to have to buy a syncronizer and pay someone to replace it. Do a search, it should give you more details. After five visits to the dealership where I purchased the vehicle Cutter Ford Aiea and being told 1. Also, where the hell do I get 14-15 quarts of Mercon V??? Now the transmission although technically functioning. It may save you money.
To fill it back up, crank the engine and leave the transmission in park. Amsoil, Mobil 1, Redline, or Royal Purple I just asked the same question, but I did do a little Google research first. Once again, the higher the number, the thicker the oil would be. The extra pin made it so that 2nd gear wasnt fully engaging. They all look like good products. But when he re synchro'd that transmission he put it back in the same way he took it out even though he thought it was incorrect.