Question about 2005 Lincoln LS
YOUR TRANSMISSION SHOULD HAVE DRAIN PLUG WHERE YOU REMOVE THE SMALL CENTER PLUG IN THE DRAIN PLUG.YOU NEED A SPECIAL HAND PUMP AND FITTING TO ADD FLUID TO THE TRANSMISSION.THE HAND PUMP HOSE AND FITTING SCREWS INTO CENTER OF DRAIN PLUG.THEN YOU PUMP TRANSMISSION FLUID IN THE TRANSMISSION.
Posted on May 17, 2011
You need a long skinny funnel ,find the transmission dip stick most likely to be on the driver side under hood place funnel in dip stick hole and pour
Posted on May 17, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: lincoln ls transimission fluid
I believe that trans is of the 5R55N/S/W family, and the fluid level AND fill are both located on the bottom trans pan.There is a procedure and fill cautions as well as tools required,as per Ford Motor Co.
Posted on Jul 07, 2008
Your vehicle has no transmission dip stick, here is the procedure from Lincoln.
Use a OBDII scan equipment to monitor Transmission Fluid Temperature, start the vehicle and run engine at idle until fluid temperature is between 80° to 120° F (27° to 47°C). Shift through gears slowly stopping in each gear allowing it to engage. Put in PARK position. With engine running put vehicle up on hoist level as possible. Hold the larger drain plug with a wrench and remove the small center plug. Allow the fluid to drain, making sure that the fluid is between 80° to 120° F (27° to 47°C). If the fluid comes out as a thin stream or drip, the fluid is at the correct level. Reinstall the small center plug and tighten to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
Posted on Mar 02, 2009
SOURCE: SLUGGISH TRANSMISSION
Discribe sluggish. Changing the fluid has nothing to do with shift stratagy or correct trans operation. Change the filter every time you do the fluid,unless your just pulling the plug every year or so,to change some fluid.
These vehicles have a tendency to have a bad Trans Solenoid Pack. If it bangs into reverse or shifts funny around 35 to 40 on a slight hill,that part may be going bad.
You need a proper working EGR Valve and TPS (Throttle Position Sensor) also.
Don't forget to flush the Power Steering Fluid--although unrelated to the trans.
Trans--Mercon V Fluid
Steering--Mercon (Not V)
Posted on Apr 24, 2010
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