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Ford Mustang Fluid Capacities (1994-1998)

Posted 9/8/2016 by Phillip Perez

Looking for the fluid capacities for your 1994-1998 Mustang? Check out LMR's quick and easy SN-95 fluid capacity guide to get your Mustang properly maintained!

1994-1998 Ford Mustang Fluid Capacity - 1994-1998 Ford Mustang Fluid Capacity

1994-98 Mustang Fluid Capacities:


SN95 Mustang Oil Capacity:
  • 3.8 V6, 5qts with filter change. 5W30 *Recommended for all Temperatures.
  • -Oil filter, Motorcraft FL400.
  • 5.0 V8, 5qts with filter change. 5W30 *Recommended for all Temperatures.
  • -Oil filter, Motorcraft FL1A
  • 4.6 V8 2&4 Valve, 6qts with filter change. 10W30 *Recommended for all Temperatures.
  • -Oil filter, Motorcraft FL820
Check out our oil change kits here: SN95 Mustang Engine Oil

SN95 Mustang Coolant System Capacity:
  • 3.8 V6, approx. 11.8qts
  • 5.0 V8, approx. 11.8qts
  • 4.6 V8 2&4 Valve, approx 12.7qts
Check out our coolant system components here : SN95 Mustang Coolant Components

SN95 Mustang Transmission Fluid Capacity:
  • V6 & GT automatic approx. 13.9qts (including torque converter) MERCON ATF
  • T5 V6 & GT approx. 2.8qts Syncromesh
  • T45 GT & Cobra approx. 3.3qts Syncromesh
Check out our automatic and manual transmission components here: SN95 Transmission Components

SN95 Mustang 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.
Check out our rear end fluid service kits here: SN95 Mustang Rear End Gears

Oil Viscosity Explained 1979-93 Fox Body Rear End Fluid Capacity:

Why do I see a “W” on my engine and gear oil? Simply explained, this means the oil being used is a multi-viscosity application. The ‘W” in motor and gear oil stands for winter. The first number you see is the classification of the cold weather viscosity. The smaller the number is on this first number means the oil being used will be less viscous at lower temps. The second number after the “W” is the high temp viscosity, or how the oil is at operating temps. Once again, the higher the number, the thicker the oil would be. Thicker oil is not always better, depending on the age and wear of the engine, thicker viscosity oil can benefit you. On a brand new engine, this could actually hurt you. Ford and other manufactures have specifications normally listed on the oil cap or in the factory owner’s manual.


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