Ford Focus III Transmission fluid check

Years of production: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021

The automatic transmission does not have a transmission fluid dipstick.

Have an authorized dealer check and change the transmission fluid at the correct service interval. Your transmission does not consume fluid. However, if the transmission slips, shifts slowly, or if you notice a sign of leaking fluid, contact an authorized dealer.

Do not use supplemental transmission fluid additives, treatments, or cleaning agents. The use of these materials may affect transmission operation and result in damage to internal transmission components.


Automatic transmission fluid (U.S. and Mexico): Motorcraft MERCON LV Automatic Transmission Fluid MERCON LV XT-10-QLVCWSS-M2C938-A
Automatic transmission fluid (Canada): Motorcraft MERCON LV Automatic Transmission Fluid MERCON LV CXT-10-LV12WSS-M2C938-A
Manual transmission fluid: Motorcraft Dual Clutch Transmission Fluid XT-11-QDCWSS-M2C200-D2

Automatic transmissions that require MERCON LV transmission fluid should only use MERCON LV transmission fluid. The use of any other fluid may cause transmission damage.

Transmission fluid is one of the most important elements in the gearbox, which directly affects its life. Under normal conditions, the transmission fluid would not need to be changed for the life of the gearbox in your Ford Focus. In practice, however, the transmission fluid is not lifetime and it is worth taking care of its condition. At worst, a gearbox repair may be necessary.

All Ford Focus III info & diagrams provided on this site are provided for general information purpose only. Actual Ford Focus III (2011-2021) diagrams & schemes (fuse box diagrams & layouts, location diagrams, wiring diagrams etc.) may vary depend on the model version.
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