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Old 09-12-2010, 11:51 AM
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Transmission low on Fluid No leaks

Hi I checked my Transmission Fluid the other day to find it not registering on the dip stick. I looked to see if there are any leaks but found none. I put in 1.5 liters of fluid and had it registering on dipstick. Checked a few days later and again does not register on stick and I have no leaks. I am very puzzled . I also notice that at 100km/hr the truck seems to vibrate like the wheels are unbalanced. I think the transmission might be on the way out. Any suggestions.
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Old 09-12-2010, 12:23 PM
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What year truck and transmission? You're checking running, hot in park?
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Old 09-12-2010, 01:14 PM
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How do you check and even change the fluid in 2009 f 150 tranny
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Old 09-13-2010, 06:20 PM
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The truck is a 1998 F150 4x4 with a 5.4 liter engine. I have added an additional 3 liters and appears it has disappeared as well. It looks like the filler tube is rotted. Could it leak out there and then get burnt off with the exhaust. I was also told it could be going into the transfer case if a seal is blown between tranny and transfercase. I am at a loss, i have checked the coolant and it does not appear to be in the radiator. Thanks for the help
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Old 09-13-2010, 09:06 PM
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Remove the transfer case fill plug and let it drain to see how much it is over filled.

Transmissions have vents I think. Perhaps it is blowing out during operation.
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