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

Add Transmission Fluid: 2004-2008 Ford F-150

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 2006 Ford F-150. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. If the transmission fluid level on your F-150 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 F-150, 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 F-150, 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

  • Fix Transmission Fluid Leaks Ford F-150 (2004-2008)
    Dealing with minor transmission fluid leaks

    Transmissions that leak fluid usually have never been flushed and the seal is finally leaking. The right stop leak product can cure a lot

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • 2004-2008 Ford F-150 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

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • 2004-2008 Ford F-150 Interior Fuse Check
    Check for a blown interior fuse

    Carmakers are hiding interior fuse boxes all over the place these days - see how to check your interior fuses here!

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • Fix Power Steering Leaks Ford F-150 (2004-2008)
    Quick fix for minor power steering fluid leaks

    If your car is leaking a small amount of power steering fluid - see this video on how to fix the leak

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • 2004-2008 Ford F-150 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

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • Fix Antifreeze Leaks: 2004-2008 Ford F-150
    Try this cheap fix for leaks

    Animals love the sweet smell of antifreeze, too bad it's toxic! Fix your minor leaks

    2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)
  • See all videos for the 2006 Ford F-150
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools