The smaller V8 the 4. The pan itself has some weight, but will be considerably lighter since it does not contain an entire 4. Please excuse the crudeness of my drawing Basically, the transmission utilizes a closed-loop cooling system where the transmission fluid is pumped forward of the vehicle to the radiator where it is cooled via the engine fan and airflow when driving down the road. Ford Premium Engine Coolant is an optimized formula that will protect all metals and rubber elastomers used in Ford cooling systems for four years or 80,000 km 50,000 miles. The F-250 light duty body for '98 is based on the F-150 body, that will change in '99.
Before we proceeed, I should explain what exactly is being done in this procedure since I am not simply regurgitating the information in the Haynes manual. If you're a multi-billion dollar global business. If you are not familiar with the way this transmission is designed in the F150, refer to the diagram below. The truck may have warmed up at this point, so you can break until it cools as the exhaust will have gotten fairly hot from the constant start ups. If your vehicle was originally charged with R12 refrigerant, for example, the oil type specified, 'mineral', will not apply. Mode selector control Controls the direction of the airflow to the inside of the vehicle. As long as the fluid meets or exceeds Mercon V, you will be fine.
However, 1998 was a big year for Ford trucks, because it marked the 50th anniversary of F-Series trucks. You just need an engine every oil you want to try and an engine dynamometer. Read here for reviews on three popular brands. Set the parking brake and ensure the gearshift is securely latched in P Park. Certain vendors have shipping restrictions that require us to collect a handling fee for the part. It will still contain some fluid, so be careful and set the pan aside. I believe you dont need to be clear for I have 2 Expeditions 98s , one has the 4.
If the engine does not start within five seconds, wait ten seconds and try again. Start the truck and let it idle in park for a few minutes. Continue to press the washer control until a tone is heard, and releas the washer control while the tone is sounding. Block the diagonally opposite wheel. You should always attempt to verify the information with your vehicle manual or information provided on the underhood stick, sometimes also located on the top of the accumulator. Normal vehicle operation does not require any action by the driver. Note that Mercon V is not a brand, but a lubricant characteristic specification created by Ford Motor Company.
The filter may or may not drop along with the pan. This will allow the new fluid to cycle through the system. The smaller nut requires very little to be loosened and will spin freely when completely loosened. Do not drive your vehicle until you verify that the brakelamps are working. Oils are rated for gasoline engine use or diesel engine use, and for performance factors.
The emission system heats up the engine compartment and exhaust system, which can start a fire. When changing the oil, 10 pound-feet of torque were required to open the drain plug. Batteries contain sulfuric acid which burns skin, eyes, and clothing. The temperature grade for this tire is established for a tire that is properly inflated and not overloaded. I found a small spot in the frame cross-member where I was able to tuck the hose away.
This will allow the new fluid to cycle through the system. The engine has been designed to operate on gasoline with a minimum octane rating of 87. When you begin removing the last few bolts, the pan may want to start dropping, so keep it supported. Refer to the diagram inside the transmitter unit. Keep the brake pressed when you are in a different gear and only stay in gear for about 5 seconds.
Move the control in the direction you wish to tilt the mirror. This article applies to the Ford F-150. If your vehicle was originally charged with R12 refrigerant, for example, the oil type specified, 'mineral', will not apply. Immediately, look below the truck at the bucket and wait for the transmission fluid to begin flowing. Ford advocates multigrade oil usage rather than single grade due to its wider temperature operating range. You should always attempt to verify the information with your vehicle manual or information provided on the underhood stick, sometimes also located on the top of the accumulator.
While you have the chance, clean all the bolts that hold the transmission pan up. Store the center safety belt in the opening on the seat back. Refer to Fuses and relays in the Roadside emergencies chapter. If you use an oil that is not recommended for your engine and have a failure you have handed the dealer a golden opportunity to deny your warranty repair. The passenger cannot protect the child from injury in a collision. Ensure that the seat is relatched into place. Never adjust the steering wheel when the vehicle is moving.