This is a money-saving thing. This site is supposed to be for questions and help with the Taurus and 500 right? If you look on the top of the transmission, you should see a red cap. This site is supposed to be for questions and help with the Taurus and 500 right? If you have no sunroof, except for the leather, our cars may well be virtual twins, except I have 35,6oo miles on mine now. Sometimes the transmission goes into a false neutral then but if the foot is removed from the gas pedal the car is still revving up. I tried to start it and it started bairly then died. I was grateful I was not on the freeway or in the middle of an intersection! Automatic Transmission 2006 Ford Five Hundred Automatic Transmission Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 10446529 Incident Date: December 11, 2011 Date Added to File: February 3, 2012 Description of the Complaint: I drove out of my driveway and immediately lost the ability to accelerate. Car lost power ,continued to run ,however could not rev rpms.
It also makes it harder for Uncle Joe's Discount Auto Repair and House of Ill Repute to inflict the latest miracle transmission additive on unsuspecting Customers again, often with dire results. Then, remove the pressure filter cover and feed tube. Last time, rekeyed vehicle worked from that point. My car just sat there in the middle of the street like a dead duck. Was told they also checked transmission fluid, and it was ok. It seem to start at about 55000. Three speed 3T40 transaxles 2.
Only damage is the wheel. I have owned ford vehicles for 20 years and have never been so dissatisfied. Does anyone know of a Hayes or Chilton repair manual available? Ok - here we go: 1. The 4T40-E has an oil check p … lug located above the pan in the center of the torque converter side of the transaxle; it is recommended to check fluid only when a leak has occured. In order to check your transmission fluid level you will need to move the air inlet duct out of the way to access the dipstick which is down close to the drivers side wheel well. Supposedly there are dipsticks with or without hash marks.
It does this in reverse also - even when the brake pedal is pressed. I do not consider myself an elder but I do know many elderly people drive these cars and how it could potentially frighten an elderly driver. Are cars only suppose to last 5 years. This has been happening for over a year. Also motor support on top of engine is broken, this effects transmission. Did you know Toyota use Aisin transmissions? Complaint Number: 10384749 Incident Date: February 18, 2008 Date Added to File: February 28, 2011 Description of the Complaint: When I am driving my ford 500 a wrench light comes on at different times and locks my transmission and it decelerates.
I own a 2005 Ford five hundred and I've taken the transmission apart down to what I think is the filter. To add fluid you have to have the car raised, and unscrew and remove the upper plug that is loc … ated on the passenger side of the transmission. The vehicle had not been repaired. Was told throttle body was defective. The actual range is 88c - 92c or 190f - 198f.
And if you checked the re-calls with Dodge there was mysteriously very little from the factory that had to do with the problems that were being discussed on the web. I am so afraid someone is going to get hit or property damage will occur. Another had a comment for 1 person that had shifting problems with an 05 6spd at 93K miles. I took it to the dealership and they told me it was the throttle body and I had it replaced, it still seems to be doing it. All I stated was what I have seen on the web. I just did a google as stated and did not find a lot.
The level is checked by removing a plug in the transmission while the engine is running. Be sure to have the car raised and level, and stop filling the transmission when the fluid starts to overflow. This is with outside air temps in the high 50's. The dipstick is more like a plug located right under the water pump its on the front of the engine they made it difficult on purpose the cvt uses a different fluid comparred to a regular automatic transmision cvt fluid is a bluish color regular trans red color. I have the 6 speed, so there should be one, according to the manual. Be careful because one of the hoses is hot near the dipstick.
Wrench lights comes on and off. I am guessing you are just guessing as was I. Usually by the time the fluid is brown and smells bad, unfortunate things have already happened. Heres a tip once You locate the plug its Yellow take a piece of metal about 2 ft long and attach it to the plug to bring it up higher in the engine bay. This is a money-saving thing. The hash marks usually indicate a 'not to exceed range'.