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Transmission Fluid bubbling out of dip stick - 2001 Ford Windstar

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  • ghdavis Jul 28, 2010

    The transmission acts as thought it is not venting properly.

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Sounds like overfilled trans. The fluid needs to be checked with the trans warm, and engine RUNNING.

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

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SOURCE: Might have transmission fluid leak????

its fairly easy to be honest.you only need the tool to check transmision temp.it should be checked at a temp of 40 degrees c.so i reckon 10-15 mins from cold on idle(dont drive it ) should be about right.then remove the plug in the sump.this exposes a tube that goes in to the sump that is the right length so that only excess oil will drain out.Bassicaly the tube allows the sump to drain until the correct ammount of oil is in there.if you need to top up there is a short tube with a red cover over the top of it.remove this and top up until oil drains out the sump from the hole where the sump plug goes.go here for a picture that explains all.......
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Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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SOURCE: cant find dip stick for transmission

this is a sealed transmission, it has no stick stick, the fluid must be checked by the dealer using an electronic scan tool.

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Transmission fluid type and level

This is complicated.... Ok, your right, no dip stick is there! This is how it works.
Underneath the car, there is a plug (11mm) on the transmission case on the passenger side. It is about 3" up from the pan edge and on the front side of the case. With the engine running in PARK, remove this plug. If trans fuild doesn't run out of the hole, the level is low. Pour it in the hole on top (where the red cap is) until the fluid runs out - all while the car is running. Once it is roughly dribbling out, the trans is considered full. replace plug. Your done!!
Easy ehh? Dexron III fluid

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: where is the manual transmission dip stick

there is no dip stick you have a fill plug and drain plug.the fill plug is the one higher up on the trans case. take out the fill plug and if it runs out the hole or you can touch the gear lube with tip of your finger in the fill hole its full. have a great day.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: transmission fluid dip stick

it should be next to the oil dipstick labeled "trans lock"

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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