Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Modular V10 (6.8l)
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Modular V10 (6.8l) SPONSORED BY:

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #16  
Old 07-22-2010, 09:23 AM
grec-o-face's Avatar
grec-o-face grec-o-face is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: South Shore, MA
Posts: 1,085
grec-o-face has a very good reputation on FTE.grec-o-face has a very good reputation on FTE.grec-o-face has a very good reputation on FTE.
Mark,

What are some average/normal operating temps?
And, what are the warning temps to watch for?

My truck has the stock cooler & gets plumbed into the radiatior/cooler as well. I watch my temps via an Aeroforce Scan Gauge.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 07-26-2010, 01:08 AM
kidwagon's Avatar
kidwagon kidwagon is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Oregon City, OR
Posts: 77
kidwagon is starting off with a positive reputation.
Thanks again all for all that have responded in this thread. I just got back from another trip and everything went well. I drove a little slower, let it idle when I got home, let it cool down before backing in the driveway, and used 4-lo while backing up after disconnecting the esof. NO LEAKS!

Thanks for all the tips. I am still going to get some gauges, but haven't had time yet. Heading out for another week again on Tuesday.

Ryan
__________________
2000 Ford Excursion, V10, 102K, 4x4, Hellwig, RAS--The vacation rig
2005 GMC 1500 CC, 5.3, 4x4--The work commuter
2003 Chev Venture-Wife's kid hauler
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 07-26-2010, 04:24 PM
racewave racewave is offline
New User
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 5
racewave is starting off with a positive reputation.
I have a new 2009 F-350 V-10 Auto 4X4 bought june 09. Went from Florida to Denver with about 2000 miles on it. With the truck empty and on interstate at 65mph, after long slow climb out west I pulled up at a toll booth to find a smoke cloud and burning smell. Trans temp gauge was normal. Got off next exit and called Ford, they sent a flatbed towtruck and took me to the dealer. Trans fluid was leaking from top and down on exhaust. Dealer spent 6 hours with truck, ran diagnostics, lowered trans a bit to view top, said leak was from vent, they took a half quart of fluid out said it was overfill from factory or dealer prep.and sent me down the road. The next day I took delivery of my full size camper in denver. With some concern we headed into the rockys, then went up and down pikes peak, then back to Florida with the full load of the camper in the bed. A year later now and not a drop has leaked and no problems.

I had checked the trans dipstick on original delivery and about 100 times since and it has always looked the same, even after the half quart was removed. So who knows what went on.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 07-26-2010, 07:17 PM
Krewat's Avatar
Krewat Krewat is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Long Island USA
Posts: 34,586
Krewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputationKrewat has a superb reputation
racewave, it's unusual to hear anything about the newer Torqshift trannies having any issues, but ... at least it was an easy repair
__________________
- art k. - Moderator for the Superduty, V10, 6.2L and FE forums
'13 Taurus SHO 3.5L Ecoboost w/Perf Pkg
'01 F250SD SC SB XLT V10 4x4 Volant CAI Hedman headers 5-star custom tunes on SCT X3
'97 Cougar XR7 30th Anniv Edition 4.6L
'74 F250 Highboy FE390 deceased!
I've been wrong before, I'll be wrong again. Just wait and see. ®
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 04-13-2011, 11:32 PM
riverratmike's Avatar
riverratmike riverratmike is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Lake Havasu City, AZ
Posts: 165
riverratmike is starting off with a positive reputation.
well finally going to take my SD in for trans service next week. Going to get a quote tomorrow. This problem has to be fixed. Nothing has changed. Still leaking trans fluid if I drive the truck more than 45 minutes in 90F temps. I'll report back in a few days with the damage
__________________
Mike M
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
1999 Super-Duty F-250
Long Bed Extra Cab V10 XLT
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 06-28-2013, 03:10 AM
5iceman5 5iceman5 is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 3
5iceman5 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mark Kovalsky View Post
If it isn't leaking once it cooled down the seal is working again and should be fine until the next time it overheats.
i saw your posts, can you help, this is my situation: i own 01 ford expedition 5.4 auto trans 3 yrs ago i was at a border crossing and it took about 1 and a half hours to get through, well the tranny lost about 9 qts of oil i added 2 of lucas and 7 of oil, drove 900 miles and no leaks for 3 yrs. now it got over 100 degrees where i live and it is doing it all over. the last 3 yrs i only drove it two miles roundtrip to work so it never had a chance to heat-up, but now the wife has put it to use everyday and it leaks bad once temperature goes over 100. any suggestions, thanks
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 06-28-2013, 11:26 AM
Mark Kovalsky's Avatar
Mark Kovalsky Mark Kovalsky is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: SE Florida
Posts: 11,159
Mark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputation
My suggestion is to find out where it's leaking and fix the leak. I can't see the truck so I don't know where it is leaking. If it is the same seal that we are talking about in this thread then the trans needs to come out to replace it.
__________________
Mark
Former Ford Automatic Transmission Engineer

“The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 06-28-2013, 12:35 PM
5iceman5 5iceman5 is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 3
5iceman5 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mark Kovalsky View Post
My suggestion is to find out where it's leaking and fix the leak. I can't see the truck so I don't know where it is leaking. If it is the same seal that we are talking about in this thread then the trans needs to come out to replace it.
thanks mark, yes the leak is from the rubber plug on the bellhousing
tks
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 06-28-2013, 03:06 PM
Mark Kovalsky's Avatar
Mark Kovalsky Mark Kovalsky is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: SE Florida
Posts: 11,159
Mark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputationMark Kovalsky has a superb reputation
Then that is probably the torque converter hub seal. The trans needs to come out to change it. It's possible that the torque converter hub is damaged where the seal rides, and if it is, the torque converter will need to be replaced, too.
__________________
Mark
Former Ford Automatic Transmission Engineer

“The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 06-28-2013, 11:03 PM
5iceman5 5iceman5 is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 3
5iceman5 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mark Kovalsky View Post
Then that is probably the torque converter hub seal. The trans needs to come out to change it. It's possible that the torque converter hub is damaged where the seal rides, and if it is, the torque converter will need to be replaced, too.

THANKS MARK,

I JUST HAD THE SEAL REPLACED
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 06-28-2013, 11:06 PM
pappy19's Avatar
pappy19 pappy19 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Garden Valley, Idaho
Posts: 1,165
pappy19 has a very good reputation on FTE.pappy19 has a very good reputation on FTE.pappy19 has a very good reputation on FTE.
I would also recommend a Transgo Tugger Shift kit, it made a world of difference on my 2002 and also my'97. Any decent tranny person can drop the pan and install in just a few minutes.
__________________
2008 F-250 V-10 4X4 Lariat, Supercab/Shortbed, Pueblo Gold/Black, Loaded, Custom Front/Rear bumpers from South Texas Outfitters,Duraflaps, Access bed cover, Weatherguard, Air Raid, Mike's 5-Star-SCT(BAD!!), Superhides, TransferFlow 47 gal tank, Rigid LED lights, Mag-Hytec rear dif cover, Bilstein 5100 shocks, Magnaflow,Firestone Airbags,Fumoto Drain Plug.
2007 Lincoln LT-wifers(Mike's 5-Star,Magnaflow,K&N, STO Monster Bumper)
1996 Bronco EB-Almost Stock,STO Monster Bumper
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 06-29-2013, 12:06 AM
truckfella's Avatar
truckfella truckfella is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 479
truckfella is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.truckfella is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Pappy: can you elaborate more on how it made a world of difference please?
__________________
2003 F350 V10 CC/LB Lariat 4x4, Auto w/ 3.73 axles, 285/75/16 tires, 98k miles, Y-pipe mod, Magnaflow muffler, software by 5-star
Arctic Fox 811 slide-in camper
SW Idaho
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 06-29-2013, 08:48 AM
pappy19's Avatar
pappy19 pappy19 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Garden Valley, Idaho
Posts: 1,165
pappy19 has a very good reputation on FTE.pappy19 has a very good reputation on FTE.pappy19 has a very good reputation on FTE.
Definate firmer shifting, also some of the plastic parts are replaced with nylon or metal in the kit along with better springs. The kit comes with a plate. I am not a tranny person so I can not give you the details that someone with that knowledge can, but Transgo has been making shift kits for 40 years. I tried my first Transgo on my 1975 Chevy with the 350 tranny. For the price, you can't beat the results. I also have it installed on my 1996 Bronco.
__________________
2008 F-250 V-10 4X4 Lariat, Supercab/Shortbed, Pueblo Gold/Black, Loaded, Custom Front/Rear bumpers from South Texas Outfitters,Duraflaps, Access bed cover, Weatherguard, Air Raid, Mike's 5-Star-SCT(BAD!!), Superhides, TransferFlow 47 gal tank, Rigid LED lights, Mag-Hytec rear dif cover, Bilstein 5100 shocks, Magnaflow,Firestone Airbags,Fumoto Drain Plug.
2007 Lincoln LT-wifers(Mike's 5-Star,Magnaflow,K&N, STO Monster Bumper)
1996 Bronco EB-Almost Stock,STO Monster Bumper
Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2013, 08:48 AM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1996 F250 4WD 5.8 Tranny Leak mardela 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 1 06-07-2011 10:04 PM
99 f350 7.3 trans leak bigcountry_jax Super Duty & Heavy Duty 4 09-13-2010 08:35 PM
Transmission leaking from wiring bulkhead connector arctic_driver Super Duty & Heavy Duty 8 02-18-2009 06:33 AM
92 Explorer - Level high on dipstick and reverse is slipping badly. afinepoint Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 1 02-18-2007 05:07 AM
E4od transmission problems sleepy27 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 2 01-08-2004 11:41 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Modular V10 (6.8l)

Tags
10, 4r100, 97, 99, bypass, cooler, excursion, f250, fluid, ford, leaking, leaks, oil, transmision, transmission, v10

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump


Participate In The Forums

Create new posts and participate in discussions. It's free!

Sign Up »





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup