6.0L Power Stroke Engine and DrivetrainDiscussion of the 6.0L Power Stroke diesel engine and drivetrain in the 2003-Up Super Duties and Excursions. No gas engine discussion allowed except on transmissions and drivetrain that pertain to all models. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 6.0L Power Stroke engine.
'06 F350 Lariat SRW X-cab,4X4,Torqshift 5-speed Auto,w/23000lb GCVWR and many other options, Vandal Alert Cyclops, Pressure Pro TPMS, Extang Tuff TonnoIII, Duraflap mud flaps and Roadwing mud flap system, towing a Hitchhiker 33' Discover America 5'er and a Lund boat. Stock and doing fine. Coolant filter, Fuel regulator upgrade.
Time to change the transmission fluid. Does anyone know how many quarts I will need to refill????
If I'm not mistaken, I believe the complete flush will take 19 quarts! I think the Ford brand (Mercon SP) is what you need, but it doesn't come cheap!
2006 F-350, King Ranch, 6.0L PSD CC, DRW, 4X4
Kenwood Head Unit / Navigation system
Clarion LCD DVD player
Rancho RSX 9000 shocks
JL Audio ZR-570CSi speaker system
JL Audio StealthBox Sub
2 JL Audio Amps
2 Odyssey PC 1500DT batteries
DC Power 275-SP High-Output Alternator
Amsoil By-Pass system
Ford OEM Head gaskets
ARP Head Studs
Sinister Diesel Coolant Filtration system
Bullet-proof EGR Cooler
Blue Spring upgrade
Updated STC Fitting
Edge Insight CTS (monitoring only)
Big Three Wiring Upgrade
I'd just drop the pan, change both filters, and fill 'er back up. The norm is 8 quarts, but mine takes almost 10 when I do it, and my mom's took almost 11 when I did hers. If you're just changing the fluid, I'd pick up 12...whatever is left over can be kept for the next tranny fluid change. I'm not fully sure about the flush, so I can't give any advice there.
Did mine last week at 30K miles. It took 8 1/2 quarts to refill. That was dropping and cleaning the pan and changing the external filter and the internal screen assembly. The next one will be an external filter change and flush.
White 06 F350 Lariet CC 2WD DRW Tow Boss, Timbren SES, Bilsteins, Smiths Ultimate Bedliner, RK Tool Box, CondensorGuard, IntakeMod, S&B Intake, SEIC, Banks 4"TB, Accufab, Edge Attitude CS, Blue Spring Mod, Rebuilt FICM, STC and Standpipe update, Harpoon Mod, Coolant Filter, Glove Box Light, Hood Insulator, Rewired Mirror Heat, Seat Heater Indicator.