In this article from LMR, we show you the steps needed on how to change the manual transmission fluid on your 2005-2014 S197 Mustang.
In this article, LMR explains how to change the fluid in your manual transmission on the S197 Mustang chassis. The transmission fluid in your Mustang is a vital maintenance part that needs to be changed from time to time. Keeping your transmission fluid clean and cool is vital to prolonging your transmission life expectancy. Routine transmission maintenance should include fluid change every 30,000 miles to keep your shifts smooth and your performance up to par.
Today in the shop, we will be working on employee Jay Walling's 2012 GT500. This car is nearing 200,000 miles, so keeping the transmission fluid fresh is one of the top priorities. These same general steps can be used on all 2005-2014 Mustangs with manual transmissions. Depending on the year and make of Mustang you are working on, the fill and drain locations and fluid capacities can vary. Check out our Mustang Fluid Capacity Articles to learn more!
Overall this one should take you roughly half an hour to complete. Let’s head over and show you how simple this one is to complete this service.
We hope that this article has helped you and you have a better understanding of how to change your manual transmission fluid for your S197 Mustang.
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