EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Transmission Fluid Leak Fix: 1993-1997 Ford Ranger

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

Your Ranger should be running when you check your transmission fluid level, otherwise the transmission fluid level on the transmission fluid dipstick will not be accurate. The video above shows how to fix minor transmission fluid leaks in a 1995 Ford Ranger. If you have automatic transmission problems in your Ranger, ie: it hesitates when shifting gears or seems sluggish shifting from one gear to the next (1st to 2nd gear, 2nd to 3rd gear, 3rd to 4th gear, etc.) check your transmission fluid level first. Unscrupulous mechanics will often suggest a more expensive repair, such as a rebuild, when adding some transmission fluid will fix your Ranger. If, after adding transmission fluid, you notice that your fluid level is low again, follow the steps highlighted in the video above to fix the transmission fluid leaks in your Ranger.

In Ford's desire for more performance and better fuel economy, Ford has been developing innovative transmissions on a regular basis. Therefore it is important to use the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your Ranger's owner's manual. Many vehicles with manual transmissions do not have a dipstick and their fluid level should be checked by an automotive technician as the car will likely need to be hoisted on a lift.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • 1993-1997 Ford Ranger Engine Air Filter Check
    Determine if your air filter is dirty

    Learn where your air filter is located and how to determine if it needs to be changed.

    1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • Check the Belts: 1993-1997 Ford Ranger
    Check the belts

    Unlike a waist belt, these usually become looser as they age! Learn how to check it here

    1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • Engine Light Is On: 1993-1997 Ford Ranger - What to Do
    Do not ignore this!

    A check engine light can be cleared with a simple fix or it could be a major problem - find out now!

    1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • Brake Light Change 1993-1997 Ford Ranger
    Replace brake lights

    Burnt out brake lights increase your chance of getting rear ended - check and change yours today

    1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • Rear Turn Signal Replacement Ford Ranger (1993-1997)
    Change a rear blinker

    Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

    1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • Third Brake Light Bulb Change Ford Ranger (1993-1997)
    Change center stop light

    Don't be the guy with your third brake light burnt out

    1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • See all videos for the 1999 Ford Ranger
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools