1988 FORD F-150 TRANSMISSION

  • Tiny
  • Dougdabson
  • 1988 FORD F-150
  • 150,000 MILES

I have a 1988 Ford F150 with a C6 transmission. After sitting a couple of days, transmission fluid starts to drip. The dispstick reads over filled by a couple of inches. When the truck is driven and I check the fluid hot, there is little or no fluid on the dispstick. I'm wondering what to do at this point.

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Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 AT 6:27 AM

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OK so your checking on level surface engine running and in Park

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Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 AT 10:04 AM
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The truck is parked on a level surface.

I check the tranmission level when the engine is cold (not run for a couple of days) and hot (after truck has been driven, engine running, shifted through gears as suggested)

The cold reading indicates overfilled, the hot reading has nothing on the dipstick.

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Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 AT 10:47 AM
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Again checking dipstick with engine running in PARK

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Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 AT 10:49 AM
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Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 AT 10:55 AM
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Sorry not a clue readings should be reversed

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Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 AT 11:16 AM

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