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Old 01-11-2008, 06:31 PM   #1
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Default automatic Transmission Fluid Type?

I have a 97 auto, what type of Transmission fluid does it take?
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Old 01-11-2008, 06:56 PM   #2
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I'd say MERCON V
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Old 01-11-2008, 07:43 PM   #3
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You don't have a manual to look that up? It doesn't say on your dipstick? I believe mine says Mercon V
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Old 01-12-2008, 11:33 AM   #4
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You don't have a manual to look that up? It doesn't say on your dipstick? I believe mine says Mercon V
nope if i did I would not have ask....
I thought a parts store could tell me, they told me atf+4 I thought I would ask. that just did not seem right to me.
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Old 01-14-2008, 12:17 AM   #5
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merc V ...just did a engine swap in mine and had to refill...that and my uncle works at ford and thats who I got it from...If you are doing a flush it takes between 12-14qrts.
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atf+4 is for mopars.....
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Wow you have idiots working in your local parts store. Like said, ATF+4 is strictly chrysler products. Most newer fords take Mercon 5. or V. But they change so much, its hard to tell sometimes.
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Old 01-14-2008, 04:03 PM   #8
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merc V ...just did a engine swap in mine and had to refill...that and my uncle works at ford and thats who I got it from...If you are doing a flush it takes between 12-14qrts.

wow 12-14qrts, thats crazy
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merc V ...just did a engine swap in mine and had to refill...that and my uncle works at ford and thats who I got it from...If you are doing a flush it takes between 12-14qrts.

wow 12-14qrts, thats crazy
Thats if your draining everything out and refilling with new fluid. .I got mine from autozone for $2 qrt..Is yours low or something?
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Old 01-14-2008, 08:26 PM   #10
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merc V ...just did a engine swap in mine and had to refill...that and my uncle works at ford and thats who I got it from...If you are doing a flush it takes between 12-14qrts.

wow 12-14qrts, thats crazy
Thats if your draining everything out and refilling with new fluid. .I got mine from autozone for $2 qrt..Is yours low or something?
naa I need to change the filter and fulid, the car has been shifting hard until it gets warm, I talked to the last owner and he said he has never changed the fulid and he has had the car for allmost 100k miles
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