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

Add Transmission Fluid: 1995-2001 Ford Explorer

Braeger Chevy helped make these videos

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

This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2000 Ford Explorer. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. If the transmission fluid level on your Explorer is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Ford has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual (typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities.) When adding transmission fluid to your Explorer, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.

If you are having problems with the transmission in your Explorer, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • 1995-2001 Ford Explorer Oil Leak Fix
    Plug the oil leak

    If you are leaking oil and parking on your oil spots each night, the oil is breaking down your tires' rubber

    2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L V6
  • Check Oil Level 1995-2001 Ford Explorer
    Oil level check

    Cars burn, leak and otherwise dispense of their oil. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary

    2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L V6
  • Front Wiper Blade Change Ford Explorer (1995-2001)
    Replace your wiper blades

    Did you know that the sun wears out wiper blades faster than rain? Replace your blades twice a year

    2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L V6
  • 1995-2001 Ford Explorer Brake Fluid Level Check
    Check your brake fluid

    Stop! Checking your brake fluid from time to time is a great way to ensure safe stopping

    2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L V6
  • Rotate Tires 1995-2001 Ford Explorer
    Rotate your tires

    Want an easy way to save $500? Rotate your tires at least three times per year

    2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L V6
  • Add Windshield Washer Fluid Ford Explorer (1995-2001)
    Add washer fluid

    One of the easiest fluids to top off - learn how to open the hood and where the reservoir is on your car

    2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L V6
  • See all videos for the 2000 Ford Explorer
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools