Having problems with your 2003 Ford Explorer Sport ?

How often should the transmission fluid be changed on a 2003 Ford Explorer XLT V 6?

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

Answers :

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 2003 Ford Explorer Sport

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

How often should the transmission fluid be changed on a 2003 Ford Explorer XLT V 6?


I have a 1993 ford explorer 2wd. It has about 275,000 miles on it. For some reason my transmission fluid is leaking into the engine oil. When I noticed that my transmission was slipping, I put a qrt. of tranny fluid in and checked my engine oil and noticed it was too high. I changed the oil but a week later tranny slipping again; its a qrt. low, no leaks on the ground so i check engine oil and its a qrt over. changed oil again and the cycle continues. Went to Ford dealer they told me its im

If you have a vacuum modulator on the trans,it could have a bad diaphram and **** trans fluid into the engine.\015\012Now I do not know what model or unit trans you have. No vacuum mod,then the dealer is correct.\015\012You can look just ... 1993 Ford Explorer Limited


Ask your neighbor to come over and read your owners manual to you. Pay him 50 bucks. ... 2007 Ford Sport Trac Limited

Transmission Fluid How often should I change the transmission fluid on my Explorer Sport?-Manual Transmission-120,000 miles. The guys at the Jiffy Lube say it needs to be changed--costing $80.00

Manual trans as well as auto trans,the fluid should be changed once a year and/or every 30k miles. ... 1998 Ford Explorer

I took my 2004 ford explorer in for an oil change and asked them to check my transmission fluid due to the fact there is no dip stick. I was told i would have to take it to a dealership because they could not do it. I have never owned a vehicle could not check or add transmission fluid too. Isthis true?

Yes it is this transmission does not have a dipstick. You need to take it to the dealer ... 2004 Ford Explorer

On a 2005 ford explorer change automatic transmission fluid

... Cars & Trucks

I have a 2007 Limited Ford Explorer, 4.6 L V-8 with 75,000 miles on it. I want to change the spark plugs, but have heard from two sources that you need to be extra careful ? Plus, I have also heard that when you change the transmission fluid in this model, you should not change out the filter, just flush it ? Thank you for your help !

Based on my experience...If you have the tranny fluid flushed/exchanged using a machine, like at a quicky lube type place...those machines show a measurement as the service is being done which represents flow...too low then change the filter as well ... 2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

Slipping transmission. why would my transmission be slipping even after changing the fluid and filter, It feel out of gear going down the road. I parked it and killed it. then started it up and it would go in gear but had no pull. The overdrive light is flashing and it will barely even move in any gear. I have a 1996 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 and an automatic transmission.

The friction plates maybe well worn and need replaced. Torque converter may be failing. Automatic transmissions can and will wear out in time. 14 years is alot for any vehicle. ... 1996 Ford Explorer

1995 Ford Explorer, 4.0, 4x4, near 200k miles. Vehicle shudders at light acceleration at approx. 55mph after deceleration. The symptom is intermittent and is less likely to occur with harder throttle. I thought it was an engine misfire, but does not occur in lower gears. (Recent transmission fluid / filter change. Small metal object in shape of a cylinder found in bottom of pan, approx. 4mm in diameter and a color of a roller bearing - any idea where that belongs? somewhere in the transmission,

... 1995 Ford Explorer

1999 ford ranger xlt 4x4 off road tow package 4.0 v6 was wondering if i have a deep or shallow transmission pan and how much fluid i would need to change the transmission filter.

Noise in left front wheel, could hub be stuck in ... Ford Ranger

Drained transmissoin fluid instead of motor oil on my Ford Explorer XLT, how do i refill transmission fluid?

Insert drain plug, tighten back up. Open hood, look for the transmission dipstick (BE SURE NOT TO USE THE OIL DIPSTICK) refer to your manual or dealer as to it's location. Obtain the proper transmission fluid for your vehicle, get a small funnel th ... Ford Explorer

How do you put transmission fluid in a 2005 ford explorer xlt

... 2005 Ford Explorer XLT

Transmission slipping in my 94 Ford Explorer. I add fluid often and don't have leaks. if i rev the engine the trans will eventually get into gear.

Replace the tranny ... 1994 Ford Explorer Limited

Changing transmission fluid in 200- ford explorer

That is / was a shipping plug , they just stab the dipstick tube in the hole and it pushes that plug inside transmission where it causes no harm , production , what are ya gonna do . just throw it away . ... 2000 Ford Explorer

I change the transmission fluid in my 2003 ford explorer now truck was move

... 2003 Ford Explorer

My 2003 ford explorer bucks when going down the road - but only with snow or rain present. Sometimes, it bucks hard with a hard braking feeling...Sometimes softer like an engine miss from bad spark plug or plug wire. I stopped last week during snowy roads at my local mechanic thinking maybe it's the transmission. We test drove it and it happened once soft and few times medium. He thought it might be transfer case or differential related. He changed the fluid in both and suggested I drive it for

Well you should do a diagnostic code check. although a code read will not show things like , bad air filter causing motor to mis fire, it will not detect a bad intake gasket, it will not detect a bind or bad chain gear in trans or axles. but it will ... 2003 Ford Explorer

How do you change the transmission fluid on a 2002 ford explorer, v8

Look on pages 269 and 270 of the owners manual.Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)1. Make sure the vehicle is on alevel surface or level hoist.2. Clean the filler plug or dirt anddebris. ... 2002 Ford Explorer

How do you know when you need to change your transmission fluid in my 2002 ford explorer

This is in the owners manual pages 269 and 270. TRANSMISSION FLUIDChecking automatic transmission fluid (if equipped)The automatic transmission does not have a transmission fluid dipstick.Refer to your scheduled maintenance guide fo ... 2002 Ford Explorer

Change transmission fluid - 1999 Ford Explorer

Loosen all the bolts on the pan on the bottom of the transmission. This will allow the pan to drop, and most of the fluid will come out (you'll need a pan to catch the drainage).Then remove the pan fully. Clean everything we ... 1999 Ford Explorer

The transmission slips(car doesn't move)on my 97 ford explorer when it is shifted into the overdrive position but works when in drive 2. The fluid level was down but when it was replenished it still didn't change the problem. Current outside temps in MI have been in 20 to 30 degrees.

You have a very bad internal problem for when the fluid is in a colder climate it will run smoother than a warm climate it sounds like a valve body shifting problem to me ... Ford Explorer

The transmission on my 2003 Ford Explorer isn't changing over on time and when I put it in reverse or drive it jumps before it goes into gear. I am quite sure it needs fluid but how do I go about findinding where it goes?

Sounds like you have a pressure control\015\012and shift solenoid problem ... 2003 Ford Explorer

2002 Ford Escape XLT OD light blinking - am told it may be a torque converter cellunoid - only has 80K on it & I bought it new! Any ideas? How expensive is the fix? Would it help to change the transmission fluid??

The Trans fluid should be changed every 30,000 miles or two years.\015\012Changing any fluid on a vehicle is never a fix for anything,just preventative maintenance.\015\012You should have done the Power Steering Fluid, Trans Fluid,Brake F ... 2001 Ford Escape

I'am changing my transmission filter in my 2003 ford explorer but it is a sealed tranny. so where can i top off the fluid when iam done?

... 2003 Ford Explorer

1998 ford explorer is having a transmission slip bad. Could it mean that the fluid and shift solenoid needs changing?

Shift solenoid is typically WHEN to shift, not slipping.\015\012Bands and fluid are slipping (and sometimes pump).\015\012\015\012Cheap test, remove old, install new fluid... test.\015\012If it works - congrats.\015\012I ... 1998 Ford Explorer

What type of transmission fluid do I use when I change it. 1996 ford explorer 4.0

Its called Mercon 5. You can get it anywhere. Hope this helps ... 1996 Ford Explorer
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.carrestorationshop.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 5.0033 seconds