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Old 09-28-2006, 05:23 PM   #1
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Question Tranny Fluid

I was wondering if my local auto part store would carry decent tranny fluid. I searched but didnt find any exacts. I have a manual and I will soon reach 70,000 miles. Is there any particular fluid that works just as well as the ford suggested fluid?

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Old 09-28-2006, 05:31 PM   #2
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If its an MTX75, you need Motorcraft XT-M5-QS.
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Do I get the motorcraft from the ford dealer, or do other stores have it as well? How much does it run for?

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I can check in the morning, but its actually more expensive than the Royal Purple, but I will let you know.
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ok, thanks bro
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Old 09-28-2006, 09:30 PM   #6
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mercon 5. use to be expensive, probably still is from ford. it was listed for like $12 a quart or something when i got it, but i paid $4 for it since i worked in a shop.

but parts stores carry like valvoline mercon V for like $4
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how many quarts are needed to replace the existing fluid?
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2-2 1/4 quarts, i cant remember its like in that range
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