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I have a 2006 ford f-350 and i runned with low transmission

Customer Question

i have a 2006 ford f-350 and i runned with low transmission fluid, and the transmission fluid overheat and start troin out from the purge, tra truck keep running normal. thhat can damage the transmission?
JA: When was the last time your transmission fluid was checked? Changed?
Customer: this is the first time
JA: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i want to know if the transmission can have any damages
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Fix_It_Man replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** the transmission low on fluid can definitely cause damage to the transmission. This can damage the torque converter or the internal bearings. If the fluid did not get too low then you may be fine. I usually remove the transmission pan first to see if there is metal in it. If there is then the transmission needs to be rebuilt. If there is nothing in the pan then I usually fill it back up and double check it. It may be fine. If you need more help please let me know.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
ok thanks
Expert:  Fix_It_Man replied 2 months ago.

No problem. Please let me know if you need anything else.