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Changing fluid and filter

Is there a writeup anywhere on changing out the trans fluid and the filter? I havent been able to find one.

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I thought I'd help out. Did google search and searched some other Ford sites. Notta, zip, zero.

I am sure that there has to be something floating around.

I know I have read somewhere about putting in a drain plug while you have the pan off. Someone will come along with the info.
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thanks Craig! Yeah, Ive come up empty myself....
Im switching everything over to synthetic a bit at a time. Got the oil done and the differentials, now wanna do the tranny

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This will cost more but have you considered going to a shop that has a transmission service machine? It will flush all of the old fluid out of the lines and TC and put in the synthetic tranny fluid and put in a new filter.

Also, just some info I found:

Model: E4OD
Type: Electronic Four speed Over Drive

Years:
'89-'96 Bronco,
'89-'98 F-Series
Engines: {300, 302, 351w}, {460}, {7.3L IDI}, {7.3L PSD}, {5.4L}
Display: PRN(D)21 w/ overdrive lockout switch
Pan: 20 bolts
Fluid: Mercon
Ratios:
1st 2.71:1
2nd 1.54:1
3rd 1.00:1
4th 0.71:1
Trans code: E

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This will cost more but have you considered going to a shop that has a transmission service machine? It will flush all of the old fluid out of the lines and TC and put in the synthetic tranny fluid and put in a new filter.

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No, I hadnt. You know what that might run?

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check out POWERSTROKEHELP.COM - The Information Source for Ford Power Stroke Diesel Owners
they have a ton of movies showing how to do a variety of maintenance.
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No, I hadnt. You know what that might run?
A couple of hundred, maybe higher. . It cost me 100.00 a few years ago and that was just for conventional fluid. Took about 10 - 15 minutes and it was done.

Normally, I like to do my own maintenance, but it was well worth it that time to have someone else do it.

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Craig, did you get your trans fixed?

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check out POWERSTROKEHELP.COM - The Information Source for Ford Power Stroke Diesel Owners
they have a ton of movies showing how to do a variety of maintenance.
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He has some good info here....thanks

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Craig, did you get your trans fixed?
Nope. I am trying to decide what to do:
A) Put money into it

or

B) Get something newer.

I got an F150 that I driving right now. Here's an idea, how hard would it be to put the 7.3L in the F-150? What would I have to do to beef up the the front end to support the weight of the engine?

Sorry for the hijack Nix, I'll myself.

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