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|08-27-2019 03:25 AM|
Originally Posted by crankn101 View Post
I do a series of 3-4 drain and refills every 30k miles (I drive it enough to get the fluid hot and have enough time to mix in between each drain and re-fill). It has been good for 215k miles.
|08-26-2019 08:18 PM|
So my tranny pan has a drain plug in it so Im going to just drain that out for now and refill it.
Approximately how much fluid will I need?
|08-26-2019 08:31 AM|
|bismic||Personally I believe it is the 100% filtration.|
|08-26-2019 07:42 AM|
our service interval is a lot less with the SP than with transmissions that had LV as the original fill
you have to wonder if any of that is fluid related ? or all the filter type ?
|08-26-2019 07:33 AM|
They are back to recommending LV again but the SP has treated me good for 15 years so I'm going to continue to use it
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You're not supposed to mix them though
|08-26-2019 07:01 AM|
Ford never went back to SP for the 5r110 but they did revert for a few other applications and that's why they never phased it out like intended
but they did not suggest mixing SP and LV right away then they came around to approving
a lot of guys use the Valvoline High Mileage SV/LV fluid (it is not a Mercon approved fluid just Valvoline suggested replacement )
|08-26-2019 06:40 AM|
Ford has gone back and forth a couple times on this, but i'm with
and use Mercon SP.
|08-26-2019 06:35 AM|
|crankn101||Right on, thanks fellas. Ill refill it with LV and do the filter in a couple weeks.|
|08-26-2019 06:26 AM|
It is NOT Mercon V.
I get the Mercon SP, but LV works also. Even the Valvoline MaxLife has proven to work.
|08-26-2019 06:19 AM|
|066||Mercon LV. Should probably change the filter too|
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