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Old 04-06-2011, 03:13 PM
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what type of transmission fluid should I use?

my transmission fluid is low since I have a small leak that needs to be fixed. but its been so long since since I had put any in I forget what type of tranny fluid to use?Its dexron 2 right?but does it matter what brand?is one better than the other?my truck im putting it in is a 95 f 250 4x4 351w with a E40d.
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Mercon V, (any current name brand will be to Ford specifications)...while your at it drain it and the converter completely, throw a new filter in it, and put all new fluid in it...Your tranny will thank you..
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thanks can it be Mercon/DextronII or Mercon/DextronIII ? im guessing 2? thats all the parts store had it said Mercon/DextronII or Mercon/DextronIII 2 right?thanks again and yes I will change the filter and fluid while im at it good info.
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As said above Ford says to use Mercon V.

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