Technical Service Bulletins
|Publication Date: January 9, 2007|
1996-2007 Crown Victoria, Mustang, Taurus
2005-2006 Ford GT
2005-2007 Five Hundred, Freestyle
1996-2007 E-Series, Explorer, Ranger
1997-2004 F-53 Motorhome Chassis
1997-2007 Expedition, F-150, F-Super Duty
2001-2003 Explorer Sport
2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac
2005-2007 Escape Hybrid
1996-1999 F- & B-Series
2000-2007 F-650, F-750
2006-2007 Low Cab Forward
|1996-1998 Mark VIII|
1996-2007 Town Car
2000-2006 Lincoln LS
2006-2007 Mark LT
1996-2007 Grand Marquis
2005-2007 Mariner Hybrid, Mariner
MERCON® Automatic Transmission Fluid is being replaced by MERCON® V as a service fluid for power steering systems originally requiring MERCON®.
Beginning immediately all power steering applications requiring MERCON® can now be serviced using MERCON® V or MERCON® Automatic Transmission Fluid or dual usage fluids labeled MERCON® / MERCON® V. After July 1, 2007, MERCON® Automatic Transmission Fluid will no longer be manufactured, therefore, availability of this fluid will continue until remaining inventory has been depleted.
Service power steering systems requiring MERCON® with MERCON® V or MERCON® Automatic Transmission Fluid or dual usage fluids labeled MERCON® / MERCON® V.
|CAUTION:||APPLICATIONS RECOMMENDING TYPE F AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND POWER STEERING FLUID MUST CONTINUE TO USE THAT PARTICULAR FLUID. USE OF ANY OTHER FLUID MAY CAUSE REDUCED FUNCTIONALITY OR DAMAGE|
|PART NUMBER||PART NAME|
|XT-2-DDX||MERCON® (55 Gal. Drum)|
|XT-5-QM||MERCON® V (Quart)|
|XT-5-DM||MERCON® V (55 Gal. Drum)|
NOTE: The information in Technical Service Bulletins is intended for use by trained, professional technicians with the knowledge, tools, and equipment to do the job properly and safely. It informs these technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or provides information that could assist in proper vehicle service. The procedures should not be performed by “do-it-yourselfers”. Do not assume that a condition described affects your car or truck. Contact a Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury dealership to determine whether the Bulletin applies to your vehicle. Warranty Policy and Extended Service Plan documentation determine Warranty and/or Extended Service Plan coverage unless stated otherwise in the TSB article. The information in this Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) was current at the time of printing. Ford Motor Company reserves the right to supercede this information with updates. The most recent information is available through Ford Motor Company’s on-line technical resources.
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