WHAT IS THE CORRECT SCHEDULE FOR THE TRANSMISSION TO GET A CHANGE OF FLUID??? IS THEIR A FILTER TO BE REPLACE AND WHAT IS THE AVERAGE COST FOR THE JOB.
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2002 Ford Explorer Question: TRANSMISSION FLUID CHANGE
Answer #1raiderron February 27, 2011, 10:48Master
The owners manual will give you the intervals for trans service, make sure to follow the correct schedule for how you drive the vehicle. Yes there is a filter inside the trans pan. Check the estimator link on repairpal for estimate.
DaveJHM February 28, 2011, 03:57Master
30,000 miles for severe duty; 100,000 miles for normal service. Lean towards severe. Have a fluid exchange service (flush) done to have the most productive fluid service.
Answer #3explorerowner02 March 28, 2011, 19:05Rookie
ford saids change the fluid and filter on the 5 speed at 150k, realistically it should be done every 30 to 40 k