Add Transmission Fluid: 2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L V6 Standard Cab Pickup (2 Door)

Ford F-150 Model Years - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

1. Getting Started - Prepare for adding transmission fluid

2. Open the Hood - How to pop the hood and prop it open

3. Remove Transmission Fluid Cap / Dipstick - Access point for transmission fluid

Car Displayed: 2007 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L V8 info

4. Add Transmission Fluid - Determine correct fluid type and add fluid

5. Replace Transmission Fluid Cap/Dipstick - Put the dipstick / cap back in place

Car Displayed: 2007 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L V8 info

6. More Info. - Additional information on adding transmission fluid

Author

Hans Angermeier is an ASE certified Maintenance and Light Repair Technician and has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road. Over the past 10 years, Hans has been focused on building CarCareKiosk, which is visited by millions of drivers each month.

Share on   Share on Twitter   Share on Facebook
Parts & Tools
We may earn a commission from qualifying purchases as an Amazon Associate
Video Description

This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2007 Ford F-150. Before contemplating a transmission fluid change and searching for the transmission fluid change cost on a F-150, see if you need to add transmission fluid. How to add transmission fluid? First, 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 or the check plug. Ford has developed sophisticated transmissions through the 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.) The manual will likely call for a specific type of Ford transmission fluid. It may state a type such as Dexron, Mercon, Allison, Type-F or CVT transmission fluid. If you are going to use a different brand of fluid such as Valvoline transmission fluid, be sure it matches the type specified in the owners manual. When adding transmission fluid to your F-150, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it can be difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.

When to add transmission fluid to a F-150? If you are having problems with the transmission in your F-150, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the transmission 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.

  • Advance Auto coupon for
    20% off entire order: KIOSK20
2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L V6 Standard Cab Pickup (2 Door) Hoses Check Hoses

Coolant hoses wear out over time and need to be replaced - check 'em early and often

2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L V6 Standard Cab Pickup (2 Door) Air Filter (Engine) Check

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

2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L V8 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door) Lights Turn Signal - Front (replace bulb)

If your blinker doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L V6 Standard Cab Pickup (2 Door) Battery Clean Battery & Terminals

If your battery has green or white cruddy deposits, it is probably not getting enough juice from and will likely wear out sooner