Ford Explorer Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

There are a lot of fluids that keep our vehicles running smoothly, but did you know that there is a specific transmission fluid for Ford Explorer? If you’re not sure what type of transmission fluid your car needs, don’t worry. In this article, we’ll discuss the best transmission fluid for Ford Explorer and how to change it yourself.

2020 2021 2022 Ford Explorer Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
3.3L 10 speed With Police 10R80 MHT Automatic Transmission Total Fill 14.8 quarts (14 liters)
Initial Fill 5.1 quarts (4.8 liters)
ULV
3.3L 10 speed With Base 10R80 MHT Automatic Transmission Total Fill 13.7 quarts (13 liters)
Initial Fill 5.1 quarts (4.8 liters)
ULV
10 speed 10R60 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 12.9 quarts (12.2 liters)
Initial Fill 5.1 quarts (4.8 liters)
ULV

 

2016 2017 2018 2019 Ford Explorer Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
6-speed 6F50 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 10.9 quarts (10.3liters)
Initial Fill 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters)
MLV
6-speed 6F55 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 11.6 quarts (11 liters)
Initial Fill 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters)
MLV
2.3L 6-speed 6F35 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 9 quarts (8.5 liters)
Initial Fill 4.2 quarts (4 liters)
MLV

 

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Ford Explorer Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
6 speed 6F55 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 11.6 quarts (11 liters) MLV
6 speed 6F50 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 10.9 quarts (10.3 liters) MLV
6 speed 6F35 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 9 quarts (8.5 liters) MLV

 

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Ford Explorer Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
6 speed 6R80 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 12.2 quarts (11.5 liters)
Initial Fill 3.5 quarts (3.3 liters)
MLV
5 speed 5R55S Automatic Transmission Total Fill 12.4 quarts (11.7 liters) MA5
6 speed 6R60 Automatic Transmission Total Fill 11.2 quarts (10.6 liters)
Initial Fill 5 quarts (4.7 liters)
MSP

 

2002 2003 2004 2005 Ford Explorer Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
5 speed 5R55S Automatic Transmission Total Fill 12.7 quarts (12 liters) MA5
5 speed 5R55W Automatic Transmission Total Fill 12.7 quarts (12 liters) MA5

 

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Ford Explorer Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
M5OD-R1 Manual Transmission 5.5 pints (2.6 liters) MA
4-speed RWD 5R55E Automatic Transmission Total Fill 10 quarts (9.5 liters)
Initial Fill 3.9 quarts (3.7 liters)
MA5
4-speed 4WD 5R55E Automatic Transmission Total Fill 10.4 quarts (9.8 liters)
Initial Fill 3.9 quarts (3.7 liters)
MA5
4-speed 4R70W Automatic Transmission Total Fill 13.9 quarts (13.2 liters)
Initial Fill 5 quarts (4.7 liters)
MA5

 

1991 1992 1993 1994 Ford Explorer Transmission Fluid Type and Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission type Fluid capacity Fluid type
M5OD-R1 Manual Transmission 5.5 pints (2.6 liters) MA
4 speed 4WD A4LD Automatic Transmission Total Fill 10 quarts (9.5 liters)
Initial Fill 3 quarts (2.8 liters)
MA5
4 speed RWD A4LD Automatic Transmission Total Fill 9 quarts (8.5 liters)
Initial Fill 3 quarts (2.8 liters)
MA5

Changing your transmission fluid is an important part of maintaining your car and can extend the life of your transmission. Transmission fluid helps to cool and lubricate the moving parts in your transmission, so it’s important to make sure it’s fresh and full.

Dan Hoffman

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