- Apr 28, 2012
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- 2010 Hemi Reg Cab 4x4
I know its still before 12noon here but im misunderstanding the question. …
Truck has been sitting all night so all the fluid runs out of the torque converter as much as possible anyway. Get the best accurate reading of fluid level.
Pulling the dipstick to check where the fluid level is at first. Then I will drop the plastic pan ( that’s right all the new transmissions have plastic pans) and change the one sump filter. Apparently the gasket for the transmission is reusable on this one. Guess we’ll find out.
The sump filter is clam-shelled plastic with a pleated filter. It looks like an air filter. No stupid press on seal for the trans filter tube like our trans on the RFE’s anyway. Just a slip on rubber……giggity…
I also leave all the transmission fluid out in the garage overnight so it’s the same temperature as the fluid in the trans so the levels are the same. Don’t let fluid temperature differences screw your fluid levels because it makes a difference.
I’ll show some pictures later tonight. Trying to get this done so we can go do some downhill mountain biking as a families later today and tomorrow is canoeing and kayaking.
In this video we show how to change the fluid and filter on the Ford 10R80 Transmission.I Recommend these Fluid Service Intervals:First 30k Miles- Fluid Serv...