The manual transmission on a Ford Ranger should be changed on a regular basis. Fill the transmission with any good quality regular or synthetic transmission fluid.
Should be a plug at the side of transmission - fill to this level
it should fit as they both have the same engine but is it manual or automatic
Should be a plug on the side of the transmission about 1/2 up- fill to this point
On a 2000 Ford Ranger : On a manual transmission , underneath the vehicle , on the transmission will be a fill plug . With the vehicle level the fill plug is cleaned and removed to check the fluid level ( the fluid level should be at the bottom of the fill plug hole )
Should be on firewall, should have a couple harnesses plugged into it
I believe its Dexron ATF fluid. Check the owners manual if you have one.
Motorcraft MERCON ATF ( automatic transmission fluid ) according to the 2002 Ford Ranger owners manual
Ford specifies Mercon Automatic Transmission fluid in the manual trans.
Around 19 City and 24-25 Highway with manual transmission. Automatic may differ.
Only if it has a posi traction or limited slip differential.
It should be a mazda transmission most likely