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How to Check and Fill Transmission Fluid 08-12 Ford Escape

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How to Check and Fill Transmission Fluid 08-12 Ford Escape

Created on: 2019-02-21

How to check and fill the transmission fluid in a 2012 Ford Escapeon 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 Ford Escapes.

  1. step 1 :Checking the Transmission Fluid
    • Pull the lever near the footrest to release the hood
    • Push the lever underneath the hood toward the passenger side to raise the hood and use the prop rod to keep it lifted
    • Ideally, drive the car for about 20 miles so that the engine is at the normal operating temperature
    • With your foot on the brake, shift through all of the gears a few times before shifting back into park
    • Leave the engine running
    • Pull out the dipstick and wipe it off with a rag
    • Reinsert the dipstick
    • Pull out the dipstick and check to see whether the fluid level is between the minimum and maximum lines
  2. step 2 :Adding the Transmission Fluid
    • Use a funnel to add the appropriate fluid as necessary to the dipstick tube
    • Insert the dipstick

Tools needed for replacement

  • General Tools

    Funnel

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

    Gloves

    Transmission Fluid

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Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Funnel

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Gloves
  • Transmission Fluid


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