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After cruising at above 70 mph for several miles, when I lift off the throttle suddenly, transmission fluid comes up
and over the top of the dipstick, drips on the header, and
a cloud of smoke pours out the back of the car. Has anyone
had a similar problem?
 
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God, no! I'll ask the obvious question -- have you overfilled the tranny that much?



Cecil Bozarth

1966 GT Coupe (Tahoe Turquoise with black pony interior)

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Sounds like you've over filled the tranny. When filling to the capacity level, did you consider the amount that was in the torque converter?

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When checking the trans fluid level, did you check it when the engine is warm and running with the trans in Drive? Yeah, I'm always leary of leaving the 'Stang in Drive with only the parking brake to hold it so I'd used to try to get one of my disinterested friends to hold the brake too while I check.

I noticed it doesn't take too much to over fill a trans.

Dean T

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another thing you might look into after you have made sure that your trans is not over full is the transmission vent hole on the top of the housing if it gets plugged up your trans will bulid up pressure hope this helps
 
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