2004 Ford Explorer can find transmission dip stick

Tiny
DORIASMAR
  • 2004 FORD EXPLORER

Transmission problem
2004 Ford Explorer 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 179.00 miles

I was toll my work was made in germany and ithat it did'nt have a stick dip is that right

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Saturday, February 14th, 2009 AT 11:03 AM

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Tiny
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Your 2004 Explorer does NOT have a conventional transmission fluid dipstick to check level with. It uses what's called a two stage drain/fill plug. If you remove the entire plug, you end up draining the pan. So, to remove the fill plug, use a 7/8" backup wrench holding the drain plug, while loesening to Torx TX-30 inner plug. Use ONLY Ford Mercon V fluid.

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Sunday, February 15th, 2009 AT 2:21 PM

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