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Re: Transmission fluid change in 95 Windstar ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

On Mon, 30 May 2005 13:59:26 +0000, TranSurgeon rearranged some electrons
to form:

> best way is to change it, run it, drain it, fill it, run it, repeat a couple
> times
>
> there's about 12 quarts in that one, only 4 in the pan, so you must do it
> several times to get the majority out
>
> do NOT run it 'empty', you will roast the pump
>
>
> "Gene" <Floridaradio@aol.com> wrote in message
> news:1117461312.114865.42870@g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
>> TranSurgeon or Whoever:
>>
>> When I change the fluid in my transmission I know there is still some
>> fluid left in the channels in the transmission.
>>
>> Is there any way to get the old fluid out of the transmission? Like
>> maybe running the motor for maybe 30 seconds and shifting through the
>> gears several times and letting the fluid run out into a catch pan. Or
>> is there another way? Or am I just to much of a perfectionist?
>>
>> Thanks All
>>
>> Gene
>>


Couldn't he drain the converter? Maybe Windstars don't have a
drain plug.

BTW, since when was a Windstar a truck?


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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 12:10 AM
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Re: Transmission fluid change in 95 Windstar ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

no drain plug on the AX-series converters


"David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
news:pan.2005.05.30.23.32.27.537768@sled351...
> On Mon, 30 May 2005 13:59:26 +0000, TranSurgeon rearranged some electrons
> to form:
>
> > best way is to change it, run it, drain it, fill it, run it, repeat a

couple
> > times
> >
> > there's about 12 quarts in that one, only 4 in the pan, so you must do

it
> > several times to get the majority out
> >
> > do NOT run it 'empty', you will roast the pump
> >
> >
> > "Gene" <Floridaradio@aol.com> wrote in message
> > news:1117461312.114865.42870@g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
> >> TranSurgeon or Whoever:
> >>
> >> When I change the fluid in my transmission I know there is still some
> >> fluid left in the channels in the transmission.
> >>
> >> Is there any way to get the old fluid out of the transmission? Like
> >> maybe running the motor for maybe 30 seconds and shifting through the
> >> gears several times and letting the fluid run out into a catch pan. Or
> >> is there another way? Or am I just to much of a perfectionist?
> >>
> >> Thanks All
> >>
> >> Gene
> >>

>
> Couldn't he drain the converter? Maybe Windstars don't have a
> drain plug.
>
> BTW, since when was a Windstar a truck?
>
>
> --
> David M (dmacchiarolo)
> http://home.triad.rr.com/redsled
> T/S 53
> sled351 Linux 2.4.18-14 has been up 5 days 23:24
>



 
post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 12:10 AM
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Re: Transmission fluid change in 95 Windstar ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

On Tue, 31 May 2005 00:16:45 +0000, TranSurgeon rearranged some electrons
to form:

> no drain plug on the AX-series converters
>
>


Yeah, figured as much. Sure makes it easy to get almost all
the fluid out on my 4R70W.


> "David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:pan.2005.05.30.23.32.27.537768@sled351...
>> On Mon, 30 May 2005 13:59:26 +0000, TranSurgeon rearranged some electrons
>> to form:
>>
>> > best way is to change it, run it, drain it, fill it, run it, repeat a

> couple
>> > times
>> >
>> > there's about 12 quarts in that one, only 4 in the pan, so you must do

> it
>> > several times to get the majority out
>> >
>> > do NOT run it 'empty', you will roast the pump
>> >
>> >
>> > "Gene" <Floridaradio@aol.com> wrote in message
>> > news:1117461312.114865.42870@g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
>> >> TranSurgeon or Whoever:
>> >>
>> >> When I change the fluid in my transmission I know there is still some
>> >> fluid left in the channels in the transmission.
>> >>
>> >> Is there any way to get the old fluid out of the transmission? Like
>> >> maybe running the motor for maybe 30 seconds and shifting through the
>> >> gears several times and letting the fluid run out into a catch pan. Or
>> >> is there another way? Or am I just to much of a perfectionist?
>> >>
>> >> Thanks All
>> >>
>> >> Gene
>> >>

>>
>> Couldn't he drain the converter? Maybe Windstars don't have a
>> drain plug.
>>
>> BTW, since when was a Windstar a truck?
>>
>>
>> --
>> David M (dmacchiarolo)
>> http://home.triad.rr.com/redsled
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>>


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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 12:10 AM
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Re: Transmission fluid change in 95 Windstar ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

I have no idea but Ford calls it a truck. Look it up.

 
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Re: Transmission fluid change in 95 Windstar ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

On Mon, 30 May 2005 20:44:51 -0700, Gene rearranged some electrons to
form:

> I have no idea but Ford calls it a truck. Look it up.



http://www.fordvehicles.com/

Minivans are right there with the cars.

So how do you figure a Windstar is a truck?


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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 12:10 AM
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Re: Transmission fluid change in 95 Windstar ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

My Chilton Labor Guide calls it a truck, but I'll agree that in every
mechanical respect it's a car.

CJB

"David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
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> On Mon, 30 May 2005 20:44:51 -0700, Gene rearranged some electrons to
> form:
>
>> I have no idea but Ford calls it a truck. Look it up.

>
>
> http://www.fordvehicles.com/
>
> Minivans are right there with the cars.
>
> So how do you figure a Windstar is a truck?
>
>
> --
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 12:10 AM
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Re: Transmission fluid change in 95 Windstar ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

I believe, underneath, the Windstar is a Taurus, as least in the respect of
drivetrain and suspension.

Spdloader



"CJB" <colonyparkwagon@excite.nospam> wrote in message
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> My Chilton Labor Guide calls it a truck, but I'll agree that in every
> mechanical respect it's a car.
>
> CJB
>
> "David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:pan.2005.06.01.03.04.02.459458@sled351...
>> On Mon, 30 May 2005 20:44:51 -0700, Gene rearranged some electrons to
>> form:
>>
>>> I have no idea but Ford calls it a truck. Look it up.

>>
>>
>> http://www.fordvehicles.com/
>>
>> Minivans are right there with the cars.
>>
>> So how do you figure a Windstar is a truck?
>>
>>
>> --
>> David M (dmacchiarolo)
>> http://home.triad.rr.com/redsled
>> T/S 53
>> sled351 Linux 2.4.18-14 has been up 7 days 2:54
>>

>
>



 
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