The technician stated the failure was contributed to the lower control arms and ball joints. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2001 Lincoln Continental. If the transmission fluid level on your Continental is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. I also lost my power steering and my lights shut off. I have seen on multiple discussion groups that this vehicle has problems with the solenoid pack and valve body creating symptoms like those described above. Then remove the small bolt at the back of the case and add fluid there until it starts to run out the bottom of the case where the other bolt was removed. There is a certain sequence that must be done not as simple as empty old and put in new.
The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for inspection. If you are interested in advertising a for-profit service,. Hold the larger drain plug with a wrench and remove the small center plug. He told me even new cars are having this problem because people do not follow the correct procedure where the tranny has to be at a certain temp and must be in gear and there has to be a certain drip which will tell when it is full correctly. Mine was hard to find, and I just have a cor … rolla. So if you know someone that burnt up a tranny in earlier models, it was due to lack of the addtive, or a lack of transmission fluid change to Mercron V. A transmission flush will not get you a new filter nor clean your magnet or pan.
The transmission seems to be a bit of a problem with this car. Both window motors were 200 dollars a piece. Posted on Mar 02, 2009 You will need a special fitting available from Lincoln and screw it into where the fluid level indicator was. If you are having problems with tranny shifting,bucking, and acting funny have a good transmission shop change the fluid and make sure they know how to do it correctly. Unscrew the welch plug in rear of trans like right above the trans crossmember. They wanted to charge me 800 dollars for that but I refused. If the fluid comes out as a thin stream or drip, the fluid is at the correct level.
A small amount of fluid may run out. There is no dipstick, be aware. With engine running put vehicle up on hoist level as possible. Eventually it can brake and you loose reverse? If it bangs into reverse or shifts funny around 35 to 40 on a slight hill,that part may be going bad. Remove the plug at the bottom of the pan. Shift through gears slowly stopping in each gear allowing it to engage.
You need a way to pump 1 or 2 qrts of trans fluid in that hole. What is this trans solenoid you guys speak of? So it isn't really possible to put too much in one. Optional, if needed, the special tool can be used to assist in leveling the vehicle. You will need a special fitting available from Lincoln and screw it into where the fluid level indicator was. In order to check the transmission fluid, your vehicle likely has check valve on the bottom of the transmission on the bottom of your car.
You guys are only adding a couple quarts, to a transmission fliud change, that requires 11. Often times it's a color, like yellow or red. According to Jeff on CarGurus. If filled from rear plug no nipple needed and that hole is up higher so no drool on you. After reading this thread it seems pretty straightforward. You will need a tube that has the correct pipe thread on end. Set vehicle as close to level as possible.
So it isn't really possible to put too much in one. The level check plug may be stripped and require replacement of the entire drain plug good to check before replacing and filling. If some trans fluid leaks out its full. While I was driving on the highway, my transmission decides to give up on me in the middle of traffic while driving at 70mph. Then we pulled the plug on the torque converter, facing down , and let it drain. If none dribbles out, put little plug back in bottom of pan.
I hope i was of some help to you. Fluid is added at the rear of the transmission housing a vertical surface about 7-8 inches above the bottom of the housing. You will have to figure out to do the same. Get the parts you need at AutoZone, where trustworthy advice is provided by a helpful staff. These were specifically designed to fail after time after seeing them! When it stops drooling its full.
Here is where the problem arises: The Maintenance schedule published for your vehicle says to replace the transmission fluid at 30,000 mile intervals for several transmission models. The driver was able to gain control and continue operation with caution. Everyone in posts I read say its sealed its dealer only. I'm pretty good at these things, but I've never owned a newer Ford like this before. For Automatic transmission problem,click the link below:---- Automatic transmission troubleshooting:---- --------- Automatic transmission shift lever issues? Not saying their's is the cheapest, but if they are reputable, their's is the easiest, and the best.
For the most part, I believe Lincoln's idea was to herd most owners to a shop for transmission service and truly because they most likely wanted a filter replaced anytime there was any fluids being drained and refilled. Reinstall the small center plug and tighten to 7 ft. I don't have that car, but if you look around you'll find it. Lincoln has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. Another sign of impending failure is transmission fluid leaking from your sedan.