Ford Escape: Maintenance product specifications and capacities - Maintenance and Specifications - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Maintenance product specifications and capacities

1Add the coolant type originally equipped in your vehicle.

1Add the coolant type originally equipped in your vehicle.

2Use of synthetic or synthetic blend motor oil is not mandatory. Engine oil need only meet the requirements of Ford specification WSS-M2C945-A and the API Certification mark.

3The power transfer unit is lubricated for life with synthetic lube. Lubricant levels are not to be checked or changed unless a leak is suspected or repair required. Replace power transfer unit lubricant with specified synthetic lubricant anytime the unit is submerged in water.

4Fill to 1/4 inch to 9/16 inch (6 mm to 14 mm) below bottom of fill hole.

54X4 vehicles exposed for prolonged periods to temperatures less than -40°F (-40°C) should change out the rear axle fluid to Motorcraft SAE 75W-140 Synthetic Rear Axle Lubricant, Ford part number XY-75W140-QL meeting Ford specification WSL-M2C192-A.

6Indicates only approximate dry-fill capacity. Some applications may vary based on cooler size and if equipped with an in-tank cooler. The amount of transmission fluid and fluid level should be set by the indication on the dipstick’s normal operating range.

7Automatic transmissions that require MERCON LV should only use MERCON LV fluid. Refer to scheduled maintenance information to determine the correct service interval. Use of any fluid other than the recommended fluid may cause transmission damage.

8Service refill capacity is determined by filling the transmission to the bottom of the filler hole with the vehicle on a level surface.

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