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1979-1993 Ford Mustang Fluid Capacity

Posted 9/8/2016 by Phillip Perez

1979-93 Fox Body Fluid Capacities:


Fox Body Mustang Oil Capacity:
  • 2.3 Non-turbo, All V6 & V8's 5qts with filter change. 10w30 (32+ deg F) 5W30 (below 32 deg F)
  • -Oil filter 2.3, All V6 & V8's, Motorcraft FL1A. V8 w/factory oilcooler, Motorcraft FL300.
  • 2.3 Turbo 5.5qts with filter change. 10w30 (32+deg F) 5W30 (below 32 deg F)
  • -Oil filter 2.3 Turbo, Motorcraft FL300.
Check out our oil change kits here: Fox Body Engine Oil

Fox Body Mustang Coolant System Capacity:
  • 2.3 Non-Turbo & V6, Approx. 10qts
  • 5.0 V8, Approx. 14qts
Check out our cooling system components here: Fox Body Engine Cooling & Heating

Fox Body Mustang Transmission Fluid Capacity:
  • T5 Approx 2.8qts Syncromesh Fluid
  • AOD Approx 12 qts (including torque converter) , Approx 5qts (pan and filter service only) ATF Fluid
  • A4LD Approx 9.5 qts (including torque converter), Approx 3qtys (pan and filter service only) ATF Fluid
  • C4 Approx. 11 qts (including torque converter), Approx 5qtys (pan and filter service only) ATF Fluid
  • SROD 4 speed Approx 2 qts 80wt Gear Oil
Check out our transmission components here:
Manual: Fox Body Manual Transmission Components
Automatic: Fox Body Automatic Transmission Components

1979-93 Fox Body Rear End Fluid Capacity:
  • 7.5'' Differential, Approx 2qts 75w90 for mild climate, 85w140 for high temp climate.
  • 8.8'' Differential, Approx 2qts 75w90 for mild climate, 85w140 for high temp climate, & 4oz of M-19564-A friction modifier for trac lok applications.
Check out our rear end fluid service kits: Fox Body Mustang Rear End Gears