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I went to change my oil today and instead of draining the oil I drained the tranny fluid. It was an honest mistake so I went n got some tranny fluid and put about 12 qts in it. When I moved my truck from the driveway to the street, I got out of my truck and there was tranny fluid coming out of the overflow valve. I drained about 3qts of it. Does anyone know how much fluid the tranny pan hold? Its a 2001 Ford F250 7.3 powerstroke.
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I wanna say 8or 9 would have put you back in the hash marks. Im sitting here tryin to remember how many qts the converter holds. ( I keep thinkin 8 but that sounds a lil high. My memory sucks lately.)

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When I did my tranny fluid and torque converter it was 13.5 quarts excatly.

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i think the pan holds 7ish qts

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Do you have your manual.? It will tell you exactly.

Also add a little at a time and keep checking the dipstick as you go along for future reference.

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Because I did the same dang thing when I changed my oil the first time in this truck..... Very stupid! but i figured it got some new tranny fluid that it prolly needed

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