Mechanics

FLUID TYPE

1996 Ford Explorer

Transmission problem
1996 Ford Explorer 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 180000 miles

what type of transmission fluid do I need? Guy at store gave me DM, but I think I need ATF. I dont have manual.
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Gcorbin72
October 13, 2008.




Your truck will take either ATF (also known as Dexron III/Mercon) or Mercon V which is for Ford electronic overdrive trannys. Every Ford vehicle I have seen that takes the Mercon V, which is a synthetic fluid, has it CLEARLY marked on the end of the dipstick.

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Kerenself
Oct 13, 2008.


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