transmission repair

Asked by Aug 03, 2016 at 01:24 AM about the 2001 Ford Taurus SES

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2001 ford taurus and the transmission is
going out and can I put kerosene in it to clean the
transmission out and refill the tranny with fluid and
a new tranny filter and would the car rum better
and make the transmission shift into each gear
correctly

1 Answer

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Sounds like another of those so called quick fix scams. No putting something like than in a tranny will reduce the fluids lubracation quality and finish destroying the tranny altogether. The only product that has had any results that I have seen is called TransX, it is a cleaner and seal softener, you add a quart during the normal servicing and if it can help it will, but it is still only temporary so don't expect too much.

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