You can use any SAE certified transmission fluid in your 1998 Ford escort manual transmission. Make sure the transmission fluid is for your manual transmission and not an automatic transmission.
To change the transmission fluid on the manual 1998 Ford Escort ZX2, drain the fluid from the drain hole near the speed sensor. Then refill the fluid using the plug in the side of the transmission.
According to the 1998 Ford Escort Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid )
the car has to be warm running, in park, and level to check the transmission fluid
My Ford 1998 Escort started slipping. It also leaks and I put tranny fluid in. If I need to replace or rebuild the transmission. How much should a total repair be?
Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid ( according to the Owner Guide )
Get a small funnel and put it in through the dipstick hole.
the transmission fluid for a 1996 ford escort is type MA.
Transmission fluid is contained in the transmission itself, there is no separate reservoir.
DOT ( 3 ) brake fluid meeting Ford specification ESA-M6C25-A according to the 1998 Ford Escort Owner Guide
On top of the transmission.
You sgould add Transmission Fluid through the dipstickwith the car running
I'm not a mechanic / technician but I would say ( no ) It is a hydraulic clutch on a 1998 Ford Escort The BRAKE FLUID RESERVOIR is also the CLUTCH FLUID RESERVOIR
Yes, if the 1999 Ford Escort also has an automatic transmission. The transmission type is a F-4EAT Application: * 1991-2002 Ford Escort * 1998-2003 Ford ZX2 Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_F-4EAT_transmission
through the side plug of the transmission
Fluid is added through the dipstick tube.
If you have an automatic transmission there is no drain plug, you'll have to drop the pan to change the fluid. If you have a manual transmission the drain plug is in the center on the bottom.
is it an automatic, or manual shift?
The type of fluid to use should be engraved into the automatic transmission fluid dipstick on a 1998 Ford F-150
How do you change transmission fluid in 98 zx2
Mercon automatic transmission fluid.