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Old 03-08-2011, 09:51 PM   #1
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02 zx3 with a 5 speed. What trans fluid?

Ive got an 02 zx2 with a zetec and a 5 speed. Not sure what trans it is because I dont know how to identify them. I assume that model in a manual only came with one transmission. My question is, what type of fluid does it take? Factory says it needs special synthetic from ford, My haynes manual says dextron if I remember right. My search didnt yield any results. What should I use? Thanks for any insight.

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Old 03-08-2011, 11:28 PM   #2
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I recommend that you use the synthetic stuff from Ford (XT-M5-QS). It's the right transmission fluid for your transmission.
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Old 03-09-2011, 12:44 AM   #3
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Here you Go.

Look for the asterick.And You have an MTX-75.Trans
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correct, you have the mtx75 transmission, the fluid is also called ford honey because of its golden color, be prepared, its not cheap... you need 2.1 quarts to do the entire trans from dry. instead of buying a thrid quart for the .1 i would reuse just a little of your old stuff
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