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Old 02-22-2013, 10:42 PM   #10
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Its not listed in the UK ford owners guide even though they also have that 1.6L engine as a low level or base that was being replaced with the 1.0L EcoBoost i3.

However usually you can use either a dedicated power steering fluid, or some automatic transmission fluid like the following:

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Motorcraft® MERCON® V Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) and Power Steering Fluid
Premium-quality dual-use fluid for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles
Can be used in vehicles requiring MERCON® V or MERCON® type automatic transmission fluid
Provides excellent performance in electronically controlled automatic transmissions
Manufactured with high-viscosity index, premium-quality, hydroprocessed base oils and specially designed performance additives
Provides excellent shifting characteristics at high and low ambient temperatures
Offers excellent thermal and oxidation resistance, as well as good low-temperature fluidity
Provides wear protection and inhibits the formation of gum, sludge, lacquer and foam
Provides protection against rust and corrosion
Dyed red for easy leak detection
Suitable for use as a hydraulic oil in a wide variety of industrial applications that call for an ISO 46 or SAE 20W viscosity grade hydraulic oil
Not for use in applications where MERCON® SP, MERCON® LV, Continuously Variable Chain Type Transmission Fluid, Motorcraft® Premium Automatic Transmission Fluid, FNR5 Automatic Transmission Fluid or Type F Automatic Transmission Fluid is recommended
Not for use in transfer cases
Recommended by Ford Motor Company
Available in cases of 12 one-quart bottles, four (4) five-quart bottles, six (6) one-gallon units and 55-gallon units
Use of bulk fluid is environmentally proactive and bulk quantities are available at substantial savings
http://www.fordparts.com/products/ch...ionfluids.aspx

If your car is losing fluid so early in its life is this a concern for the Warranty, or is there not one that is very good there in Sri Lanka?
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