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1997 Ford Taurus Question: transmission gasket



spicard, 3.0L V6, Ronan, MT, June 30, 2009, 23:30

how do you change the transmission gasket on a 1997 ford taurus/

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    July 04, 2009, 18:58

    this is a messy job with out a lift. You basically remove the pan bolts ( be prepared to be drenched with trans fluid and let the car COOL down or you will be burnt ) After the pan is off, clean it up and replace the gasket and then reverse the process. if you can, get a rubber gasket rather than cork because the tend not to leak as much. Don't over tighten he bolts. 'Wrist tight' should do just fine.

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