96 ford taurrus trannie slipes. could filter be the problem, or will i need to replace/

Asked by May 23, 2012 at 05:27 PM about the 1996 Ford Taurus GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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When the.transmission starts to slip there are no fixes that are easy. Rebuild or replace are really your only two options.

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Agreed. You can change the fluid and filter first to see if it helps, but you might be wasting your time and money. Time for a rebuild.

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First thing to do look at fluid, does it smell burnt is it a browny colour? If so its burnt. It should be a red colour.

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Unfortunately, Ford had issues with Taurus transmissions in the 90's. ALL Ford Taurus's from 1996-99 are known for transmissions going out and eventually they all need a rebuild at around 120,000 miles, some sooner and some later, so in your case a rebuild is in your future real soon it it's slipping. AAMCO here you come. Kenny.

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