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I'm doing a Transmission fluid change how much fluid do i need to buy?

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  • eglise May 09, 2009

    Thank you the manual said 13.9 quarts but all I'm doing is a fluid change on my 2WD

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Well, in order to give a specific amount I would have to have more information.... manual or automatic?... engine size?... 2x4 or 4x4?... A 2WD 5.4 L engine requires 14 quarts of fluid (this was the most common for that year).

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4 to 5 quarts.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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    Michael Masters May 09, 2009

    If you are just draining the pan, you will only need to add 4 to 5 quarts.

    Now, if you are draining the torque as well, you will need add 9 total quarts is this case. This is only if you are rebuilding the trans. a normal fluid change will require only 4 to 5 quarts...


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    Michael Masters May 09, 2009

    Fill to 75% capacity to account for any fluid left in the transmission

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