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by dmckmc
Mon Jul 20, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: OK... here's a new problem for you guys to figure out
Replies: 68
Views: 6823

Re: OK... here's a new problem for you guys to figure out

That is a good description of what mine was doing. At highway speed it would sometimes feel like it would 'miss' or 'buck' but only so briefly and then all ok. It ended up being a coil over plug failure. I did finally get a CEL that clued me in but it was months after I first noticed it. Of course t...
by dmckmc
Fri Jul 17, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Do you think I should have my transmission serviced?
Replies: 27
Views: 1831

Re: Do you think I should have my transmission serviced?

The fluid was around $11 per quart from the dealer, the kit was $45 and I actually bought it on amazon.
by dmckmc
Thu Jul 16, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Do you think I should have my transmission serviced?
Replies: 27
Views: 1831

Re: Do you think I should have my transmission serviced?

I see similar threads on several forums. I recently changed the CVT fluid and the high pressure filter and posted all the details with many pictures on Ford-Forums.com. http://www.ford-forums.com/ford-freestyle/33712-cvt-filter-fluid-change-pics.html Hopefully it can answer many questions about this...
by dmckmc
Sat Jul 11, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Check CVT fluid with engine running or not
Replies: 12
Views: 2477

Re: Check CVT fluid with engine running or not

Well, I re-read several procedures for checking CVT fluid levels and asked a Ford parts guy today (found one open on Saturday) and the answer is yes, the car should be running. I originally asked because I just changed my fluid and high pressure filter (see process and pics here: http://www.ford-for...
by dmckmc
Sat Jul 11, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Check CVT fluid with engine running or not
Replies: 12
Views: 2477

Check CVT fluid with engine running or not

I can't seem to find a direct answer for this. Do you check CVT fluid levels with the engine running or not? I found many posts regarding proper temperature and refilling with what you drained out but am still not sure if levels were checked with engine running or not. It seems that you would check ...