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Old 11-19-2018, 07:38 PM
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Question C4 fluid capacity

How much should I put in, before starting the truck? Convertor has maybe a quart in it yet, we drained as much out as we could before putting it in. Has a shallow pan, how much fluid to totally fill it?


 
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I have no idea but I would put enough to show on the stick, then run it, put it in gear and stuff. then add it a little at a time to get it in between the hash marks with some driving as well (fluid hot)
 
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Thanks! So if I poured maybe 5 or 6 quarts in before starting the truck I should be good
 
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I pour it in till I see it just above the full mark, don't worry it will drop once it is running.
I then start it looking for leaks and check it again.
I then fill it to the safe level, put it in gear both forward and reverse. I like to have the tires off the ground so the wheels spin and run it thru the forward gears.
I then check it again and top off before taking it for a spin.
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Thanks for the info! With the wheels off the ground, just let the engine turn them, without touching the gas?
 
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Yep you want the fluid to work thru out the trany.
Once you have the level safe you and before dropping it on th e wheels may want to run it tjru the gears giving it gas and check level again.
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