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I need a dip stick for a 1996 ford taurus lx auto transmission

I was told that I need a dipstick for a 1996 ford taurus lx. the transmission slips sometimes.

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  • nbrown_imail Feb 02, 2009

    1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 L 24V v6 - transmission leaks fluid and all gears feel like first gear. gears do not shift automatically and speedometer does not work. anyone know what a possible cause is?

  • gerry bissi May 11, 2010

    these sound like trans replacements due to slipping clutches inside the trans. clutch pistons not fully appying clutch packs. Sorry.

  • kevin carpenter May 11, 2010

    our do you need a dip stick one it is missing and you have a leak and you have to add fluid, our they belive that dip stick is inncorrect? when was the last time you had trans serviced filter and fluid changed,

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    What do u think the dipstick will do to stop the slipping, does the trans leak? Have u run a trouble code test on the trans control module (PCM)?

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As for obtaining the dipstick. You might try Napa. If not Napa, then a Ford Dealer. I doubt the dip stick is the end of your troubles here, though.

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