Be sure to bump it till it's at the very bottom to get all the fluid out. I've never used anything cheap like that though, so I don't know if it's the same quality. I never realized they have so much. Then I put the end of the plastic tubing in a glass container large kitchen measuring cup that's calibrated in ounces, so I know how much fluid is being removed. Let me know if this information sounds accurate to you guys: 1. It got new composite plates and valving. If it's still low, add more fluid the same way and check the level again the same way.
You cannot convert an automatic transmission to a manual one, but you can replace the automatic with a manual. No, I have not done it, but just asking. Simply click on the button below, and then follow the directions to prepare a complete and printable list of filters and fluid capacities for your vehicle. Okay, there's a little hose on the side, going into your intake. Thanks, Bob You will need more than just 3 qts to truly change the fluid. By the way, what happens if someone overfills them? I ought to be able to find a drain plug if I look hard enough. This link also has a vintage vehicle lookup, along with a power sports oil and filter guide.
Marian, that is the correct fluid. This gave it the capability to handle 475 ft-lb of torque. When you pull the tranny pan and drain fluid the torque convertor is not going to drain so I usually start with 5 quarts. If you're adding fluid, simply use the dipstick - according to the illustrated instructions in the Owners Manual - and add what is necessary. Relevant discussion may be found on the. This is called the blow by tube.
This will usually get the level close enough to the proper level. May be slightly more or less depending on your transmission lines and fluid cooling Tranny cooler - Radiator tranny cooler etc. It is recommended that it will take 12. I just spent an hour googling the proper amount of fluid and cant find any website that lists such an old truck. After add fluid slowly and keep checking these are easy to overfill. I then drop pan to get rest of fluid out plug on Kia it has no pan. Hey Guys, I have been trying to get some information regarding transmission fluid for the C6 and here is what I came up with.
I just use this as a farm truck, but it runs fairly well despite the rough shape of the body. Does anyone have an old Ford book to tell me the capacity. I'll have to look into the deal about draining the thing completely - I think I'd rather do that, and just start out with all new 12. It is also common for automatics and manuals to use different rear axle ratios, and even the Electrinic Control Module and some wiring may need to be changed. C6: If replacing just the filter, approx.
Once on my roadway I let it coast downhill as much as I could, but had to use the jerking transmission to get it to the garage. I'll change it if needed, and if I do change it, will all the fluid drain out of the cooler line not running of course. Pull the dipstick out while holding a cloth or rag on the stick wiping all of the excess fluid off. I kept it running to get the cam and lifters broke in but thats it so far. I found a differnt place in the 66 manual end of transmisson section after the C6 part that said 7 quarts 22 oz which is about what I used so maybe the factory book is right?? If I felt safe to take it out I would get some fresh gas and do some tweaking on the motor but so far the parking brake is all I got.
Is it most likely the same quality? I dont know if it totally drained the converter, but apparently it drained most everything. . To do this, replace the dip stick and run it up and down a few times to get all the fluid that you just poured down there that stayed in the tube on the stick. Is there a schematic, or tech tip that shows how to get to the drain plug on the converter? So, I plan on doing it myself, and wanna do it right using the Type F. There is no drain plug, so how does a person remove some? I spoke to the head honcho at the Quikie Lube place, and he said that even if I pulled the pan, I'd only get out about 2 quarts of transmission fluid out. Drain the oil and remove and replace the oil filter with the correct filter. Never thought about doing it on the truck as it has a removable Pan.
Then, he recommended something I've never heard of. After the rain let up I found a broken cooler line. If it's some knock-off, cheapo looking crap, I wouldn't use it. Chilton's says the Torque Converter holds 5, Haynes says 4. Let me know what you guys think. That's why I use a clear plastic tube.
This method requires 8-12 qts, depending on exact trans configuration. Again do not overfill it or it will work cold and trans will act up warm as the fluid expands. I was able to patch it together with gas line hose and with only 4 quarts of fluid I was able to get it onto my private farm roadway, but it was jerky and I knew the fluid was still low. Some even have 2 drain plugs in the crankcase. Knowing that the transmission has been completely serviced will make me feel better. An automatic transmission is more complicated, it has a torque converter, pumps, numerous valves a … nd some are electronic.