Question about Mercury Mountaineer
Transmission line from radiator diagram
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
my 2003 awd is a maintainence free trans it uses mercon v trans fluid you need a special pump to change the fluid i have to take it to a transmission shop to have the trans fluid replaced. no dip stick.
Posted on Jul 11, 2009
Are you saying you put in a new but used tranny and it still dosent go out of first gear? Or are you saying you replaced a tranny line? If its the tranny you replace and first is the only gear you may not have adjusted the shifting linkage correctly. Put the truck in park and loosen the linkage on the tranny and slidr the rod on the tranny back and retigten and try that
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
if it doesn't lock then i would look at the latch assembly and spray it with wd-40 they get stuck because of rust and corrosion. also take a look at the handle inside the vehicle they also get stuck in the pulled out position and causing the hood to not lock. give it a push to insure it is in the full depressed position. good luck
Posted on Sep 22, 2009
The best way to change it is to flush it out You can do it yourself, but I do not recommend. A shop that is good like a Monro or Firestone usually charges about 100 bucks to flush and that includes the fluid. If you do it yourself, you will save about 60 dollars, but you risk damage to your radiator.
you will need a hose and an adapter. you back out the lower, or upper cooler line for your trans, whichever is the easiest to get to, (Some trucks have an auxiliary engine oil cooler, but make sure you are flushing the trans lines) put the adapter into the rad where you removed the line, and put a hose from each one down into a bucket. Have about 14 qt's of ford trans fluid ready. Put the funnel into the trans dip stick, and start the engine. pour the qts into the dipstick tube while the old fluid is pumped into the bucket. When you have about two gallons pumped into the bucket shut the engine off and reattach the line into the radiator. start up the engine and check your level. Fill with additional fluid if needed.
note: some say you should drop the pan. two things, you only change half the fluid when you do it that way, and second if you need to change the filter because it is clogged, it is too late for the transmission. The filter is only there to protect the valve body, not keep the fluid clean.
Hope this helps
Posted on Nov 22, 2009
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