removing pan and replacing filter and pan gskt. not the total amount it holds just replacing filter. I do not have a problem with transmission
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2004 Ford Freestar Question: how much fluid is needed when replacing transmission
Answer #1Tbone1980 August 22, 2013, 20:46Journeyman
could be anywhere from 4-8 quarts...
Replysavage12, August 22, 2013, 20:59Rookie
nobody knows the correct amount, I have searched Chilton internet, even ammco shop, so when I do it I will let everyone know how much is needed and post it for the future . thanks and have a good ford day. donobull
ReplyTbone1980, August 22, 2013, 21:03Journeyman
start by adding four quarts then start the vehicle and top off as needed, then drive it around and check it again after test drive to confirm propper level..
Answer #2pushrod August 23, 2013, 01:25Master
You could use an empty drain pan, catch what drains out and measure it ! Since you are not having any problems, no leaks etc. it should be a very accurate measurement of how much needs to be put back in ! nobull
Replysavage12, August 31, 2013, 11:45Rookie
did the change ,filter and gskt. it holds 8 quarts 5 in the torque converter and 8 in the rest
Replypushrod, August 31, 2013, 15:00Master
That's 13 Qts! LOL.
I know what ya mean!
Replysavage12, August 31, 2013, 20:45Rookie
I just replaced the filter and pan gskt,itdrained out 8 quarts, so I put in 8 quarts and it was perfect. I do not believe in transmission flush, seen to many trannys go bad afyer flusch
Replypushrod, August 31, 2013, 20:48Master
I AGREE 100%!!!
Answer #3Greg's Orange Auto (14224 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 23, 2013, 06:04Master