Ford Mustang (2005-2014) Owners Manual: Transmission fluid check

Checking Automatic Transmission Fluid

Note

: Transmission fluid should be checked and, if required, added by an authorized dealer.

The automatic transmission does not have a transmission fluid dipstick.

See your Scheduled Maintenance Information for scheduled intervals for fluid checks and changes. Your transmission does not consume fluid.

However, the fluid level should be checked if the transmission is not working properly, (i.e., if the transmission slips or shifts slowly) or if you notice some sign of fluid leakage.

Do not use supplemental transmission fluid additives, treatments or cleaning agents. The use of these materials may affect transmission operation and result in damage to internal transmission components.

Checking and Adding Manual Transmission Fluid (if equipped)

1. Clean the filler plug. It is located on the passenger side of the transmission.


1. Clean the filler plug. It is located on the passenger side of the transmission.

2. Remove the filler plug and inspect the fluid level.

3. For vehicles equipped with a V6 engine, the correct manual transmission fill level is at the lower edge of the filler hole. For vehicles equipped with a V8 engine, the correct manual transmission fill level is 1/2 in (1.3 cm) below the edge of the filler hole.

4. Add enough fluid through the filler opening to bring the fluid up to the recommended levels.

5. Install and tighten the fill plug securely.

Use only fluid that meets Ford specifications. See the technical specifications chart in the Capacities and Specifications chapter.

    Engine coolant check
    Checking the Engine Coolant The concentration and level of engine coolant should be checked at the intervals listed in Scheduled Maintenance Information. Note: Make sure that the level is at the F ...

    Brake and clutch fluid check
    Brake and clutch (if equipped) systems are supplied from the same reservoir. Fluid levels between the MIN and MAX lines are within the normal operating range; there is no need to add fluid. If the ...

    Other materials:

    Seats (Description and Operation)
    Seats (Description and Operation)   Seats - Front Power The front power seat features: a six-way seat regulator control switch (14A701) located on the front of the seat. a seat track (61705) mounted under the seat. a seat regulator motor ( ...

    Planetary Gear Support Assembly and Planetary One-Way Clutch
    Transmission Description (Description and Operation) The 4R70W has the following features: Wide ratio gears Four speeds Rear wheel drive Automatic Electronic shift Torque converter clutch control Line pressure controls The transm ...

    Exhaust Manifold - LH
    Engine Component View Cylinder Heads and Valve Train Components   Engine Front Cover Components   Engine Components   Cylinder Block and Lower End Components   Engine (DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING) Refer to Section for basic mecha ...