All oil filters are normally screw-on cans and are totally self contained. I have cracked the housing using an impact and by hand. Refill the transmission with the same amount that was drained out earlier, as I said it was around eight quarts for me. If the oil light is working properly and the light is on, that means that the oil pressure is… the oil sending unit on a 2000 wrangler is located right next to the oil filter. I don't know what fluid has been put in it before. This article applies to the Ford. There will still be old transmission fluid in the torque converter when you're done with this procedure.
If the readings are erradic and it happened right after an oil change I would check the wiring going to… The oil light does not indicate oil level, it is there to tell you when oil pressure to the bearings has dropped below a minimum level. The way to check the fluid is leaving it running and removing the t30 screw from the pan. Don't know if that applies to Ford, but other transmissions have magnetic speed sensor inside the valve body. You're right, your pan will not fit over it. You need to be careful with the external filter.
I have used a 50-70 multi grade from Penrite for years. Said he lost 2nd gear on both these trucks. The drivetrain of the F-250 includes either a manual transmission or an automatic transmission. If fluid pours out there is enough. Per my observation the most critical part is wiping off the bottom of the pan, since this is where lot of dirt and heavy fluid residue collect.
The transmission is filled with fluid, and the fluid level must be maintained in order for the transmission to work as intended. If you have an oil light on, there is either a problem with the wiring or the oil pressure sending unit, or you have a serious problem with the engine. If fluid pours out there is enough. It means weight divided by volume, or in other words, for a given volume of substance, how heavy is it? Depending on how many miles are on the truck I would personally replace the filter in pan anyway. Even worse, once the temperature gets to 240 degrees, you risk having your transmission fluid turn to varnish. My truck has 222,000 miles, I got it 10,000 miles ago.
I personally have no experience with this. A truck that won't get into gear isn't very useful. Make sure you install the correct trans fluid. Clean up the original gasket as well. You can eliminate the cartridge in your external filter if you switch to this one.
When refilling, remove dipstick to provide adequate venting and allow oil to flow into crankcase. Then remove it and clean it including your magnet. Also make sure you are using the correct weight oil as outlined in your owner's manual. The dip stick can be located on the body transmission body as illustrated by the diagram above. At some point while the engine is running, run the transmission through all of the gears, pausing around 5seconds in each position. This is what your pan should look like at this point in the process. Oil is thicker when it is cold.
Heating oil and diesel used for off road vehicles or heating fuel has a red die in it to indicate that federal road taxes have not been paid. Also, the funnel pictured below makes refilling the fluid super easy You'll also need around 10 feet of clear tubing. Refill the transmission with the same amount that was drained out earlier, as I said it was around eight quarts for me. I've always changed all of my other fluids, and have had transmission flushes. So he's saying he won't drain the pan again on a truck that hasn't had fluid changed in a long time. So I'm off work today, and want to service the transmission.
Then go ahead and replace your external filter being careful. You would have to change to a 2008 Job 2 pan. Place the clear tubing over the line and clamp it in place. Thank you all for your help. Check the pressure, if it dropped more than couple of lbs, you got a leak.