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What transmission fluid should I use in a 1997 Ford Explorer?

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what transmission fluid should I use in a 1997 Ford Explorer?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Shawn replied 7 years ago.




Thanks for using Just Answer, the recommendeed fluid is MERCON V, hope this helps you out.



General Specifications
VehicleEngineApproximate LitersRefill Capacity1 U.S. QuartsFluid Type
Explorer - 5R55E (4x2)4.0L9.259.75MERCON V® XT-5-QM
Explorer - 5R55E (4x4)4.0L9.5510.0MERCON V® XT-5-QM
1 Approximate dry capacity, includes cooler and lines. Fluid level indicator should be used to determine actual fluid requirements and fluid specification. Check the level at normal operating temperature. DO NOT OVERFILL. If it is necessary to add or replace fluid, use only fluid which has been certified by the supplier as meeting the Ford Motor Company specification shown.

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