How do I change the transmission filter on a 2004 Ford escape?

Asked by May 11, 2017 at 11:15 AM about the 2004 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Heres an article outlining how to locate and change the filter. Beware, you do have to drop the tranny to change the filter. I would recommend taking it to a reputable mechanic if your repair skills are limited. The linkages are very touchy on the 2002-2005 model years. Best of luck! replace_transmission_filter_02_ford


There is no serviceable trans filter on the CD4E trans unless you are rebuilding it. Just do a drain and fill.


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