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what trans oil do i use for 4r100

i just bought an automatic but the manual says to use what the dipstick says the stick says mercon but other sources tell me to use mercon 5 but the manual says that mercon and mercon 5 are not interchangable so which is it.

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Im pretty sure its the mercon 5. or just get some synthetic like scheafers.

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Most say Mercon V is not good for the tranny.. best is the napa fluid its the old mercon III or whatever came with the truck and its made by valvoline, get somee!
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Well sorry about the V... I wasnt sure. the other oil i mentioned is very good.

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Well sorry about the V... I wasnt sure. the other oil i mentioned is very good.
yeah something NCHornet is very passionate about. haha. Mercon V isnt made for these trucks yet ford is now saying it is.... makes no sense. thats all im saying..
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tis very true.. just use mercon ..or there will be a big talk on here howmercon 5 its not good and blah blah blah..the world is coming to an end blah blah blah.. ive had mercon 5 for 220 000km with no issues..

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