Owners Manual leaves out the AX4N

I have the 2002 Taurus SEL with the DURATEC and the AX4N Transaxle. The owners manual leaves out the AX4N for scheduled regular fluid changes. The manual says to flush the fluid on the AX4S Transaxles
every 30,000 miles.
The AX4N that I have happens to have the Mercon V fluid inside of it that is supposed to last the lifetime of the vehicle. Is it possible that the fluid never needs changing? Even if it does have a special fluid in it, what good would it do once the transaxle filter gets clogged from debris and can hardly squeeze any fluid through it?
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Changing the tranny fluid and filter every 35k miles or so is good insurance against tranny problems. On the first tranny fluid change a complete tranny flush will help to get rid of any metal shavings that have accumulated during the early breakin period.
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On Tue, 3 May 2005 04:32:58 -0400, snipped-for-privacy@webtv.net (Eric Toline) wrote:

ford trannys are filled for life and flushing not needed
BTW flushing is no insurance of against failure in any tranny
hurc ast
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REPORT HIM!!!
I sure did. If enough people report his abuse to his ISP, he will be banned from the net. I reported him to Google, and google takes newsgroup abuse very seriously.
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the only problem with reporting this butthead is that he changes his email address more than he changes his undershorts. in the past 4 months, he has posted over 2,000 bull scrap insulting replies with over 40 or 50 different email addresses.

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Re: Owners Manual leaves out the AX4N Group: alt.autos.ford Date: Tue, May 3, 2005, 10:34pm (EDT+4) From: snipped-for-privacy@syahoo.com On Tue, 3 May 2005 04:32:58 -0400, snipped-for-privacy@webtv.net (Eric Toline) wrote:
Changing the tranny fluid and filter every 35k miles or so is good insurance against tranny problems. On the first tranny fluid change a complete tranny flush will help to get rid of any metal shavings that have accumulated during the early breakin period. Eric
hey foctard some ford trannys are filled for life and flushing not needed<<<<<<<<<<<<<
hey retard, which "some" trannys?
BTW flushing is no insurance of against failure in any tranny<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Perhaps, but not having it done might cause tranny failure.
hurc ast<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
ast? another stupid troll looking for attention.
Eric
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On Tue, 3 May 2005 21:37:32 -0400, snipped-for-privacy@webtv.net (Eric Toline) wrote:

lmfao get a newer explorer where is that dipstick tube? thats it KEEP LOOKING lmfao u go girl
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Re: Owners Manual leaves out the AX4N Group: alt.autos.ford Date: Wed, May 4, 2005, 2:18am (EDT+4) From: snipped-for-privacy@syahoo.com On Tue, 3 May 2005 21:37:32 -0400, snipped-for-privacy@webtv.net (Eric Toline) wrote: Re: Owners Manual leaves out the AX4N Group: alt.autos.ford Date: Tue, May 3, 2005, 10:34pm (EDT+4) From: snipped-for-privacy@syahoo.com
On Tue, 3 May 2005 04:32:58 -0400, snipped-for-privacy@webtv.net (Eric Toline) wrote:
Changing the tranny fluid and filter every 35k miles or so is good insurance against tranny problems. On the first tranny fluid change a complete tranny flush will help to get rid of any metal shavings that have accumulated during the early breakin period. Eric
hey foctard some ford trannys are filled for life and flushing not needed<<<<<<<<<<<<< hey retard, which "some" trannys?
lmfao get a newer explorer where is that dipstick tube? thats it KEEP LOOKING lmfao u go girl<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Explorer? Great, but the OP was asking about a Taurus. More obtuse information from numbnuts that provides no help to the OP's question.
Eric
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