Ford F-450 Super Duty Automatic Transmission Fluid

Ford F-450

What Type of Transmission Fluid Does The Ford F-450 Use?

Ford F-450 trucks use Mercon LV spec transmission fluid. Ford trucks have used this transmission fluid type for a long time, and is the recommended factory spec for most applications. 

How Many Quarts of Transmission Fluid Does The Ford F-450 Take?

The transmission fluid capacity of Ford F-450 trucks can vary. On average 17.5 quarts of Motorcraft Mercon LV are used in most Ford F-450 trucks.  

As always, it’s best to consult your owner’s manual for the correct transmission fluid level and fluid spec.

How Often Does Transmission Fluid Need To Be Changed On A Ford F-450?

The transmission fluid maintenance on Ford F-450 depends on how it’s used and how mush stress the transmission is under.

In most cases, it’s typically recommended to change transmission fluid every 30,000 – 60,000 depending on its condition and if it’s seen “severe” duty such as towing, hauling, or abuse.

Consult your F-450 owner’s manual for the correct fluid change interval.