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2002-2005 Ford Explorer Specifications

Look up Ford Explorer specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.

Engine 4.0L 6-Cylinder SOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 19 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 5.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.0L 6-Cylinder:0.054”

Engine 4.6L 8-Cylinder SOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-20
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 10 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.6L 8-Cylinder : 0.054”

Brake Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid
  • Capacity: Fill to the line on the reservoir


  • Capacity: 22.5 gallons (85.2L)

Power Steering Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF
  • Capacity: Fill between the MIN and MAX lines on the reservoir

Transmission Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON V ATF
  • Capacity: 12.7 quarts (12.0L)

Transfer case

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF
  • Capacity: 1.5 quarts (1.4L)


  • Type: Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant (yellow-colored)/VC-7-A (U.S., except C.A., OR, and N.M.), VC-7-B (C.A., OR, and N.M.)/WSSM97B51-A1
  • Capacity 
    • 4.0L SOHC V6 engine without auxiliary climate control: 16.3 quarts (15.4L)
    • 4.0L SOHC V6 engine with auxiliary climate control: 18.2 quarts (17.2L)
    • 4.6L V8 engine without auxiliary climate control: 18.6 quarts (17.6L)
    • 4.6L V8 engine with auxiliary climate control:20.1 quarts (19.0L)

Front axle lubricant

  • Type: Motorcraft SAE 80W-90 Premium Rear Axle Lubricant
  • Capacity: 1.8 quarts (1.7L)

Rear axle lubricant

  • Type: Motorcraft SAE 75W-140 Synthetic Rear Axle Lubricant
  • Capacity: 
  • Conventional Axle : 3.5 pints (1.7L)
  • Limited-slip axle: 4 3.25 pints (1.5L)

Windshield washer fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft Premium Windshield Washer Concentrate
  • Capacity: 4.2 quarts (4.0L)

Body hinges, latches, door striker plates and rotors, seat tracks, fuel filler door hinge and spring, hood latch, auxiliary latch, seat tracks

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Grease or Multi-Purpose Grease Spray X.G.–4 or XL–5 ESB-M1C93–B

Hydraulic brake fluid and Clutch Fluid (if equipped)

  • Type: Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid/ PM-1 ESA-M6C25-A or WSS-M6C62–A

Driveshaft, slip spline, universal joints

  • Type: Driveshaft, slip spline, universal joints/ XG-1-C or XG-1-K ESA-M1C75-B

Automatic transmission

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON V ATF XT-5-QM MERCON V

Power steering fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON Multi-Purpose ATF XT-2-QDX MERCON

Rear axles

  • Type: 75W-140 High Performance Synthetic Rear Axle Lubricant/ XY-75W140–QL WSL-M2C192_A

Front axle (4X4)

  • Type: Motorcraft SAE 80W-90 Premium Rear Axle Lubricant/XY-80W90-QL WSP-M2C197-A

Transfer case (4X4)

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON Multi-Purpose ATF / XT-2-QDX MERCON

Transfer case Front Output Slip Shaft

  • Type: Premium Long-Life Grease: XG-1-C or XG-1-K ESA-M1C75-B

Windshield washer fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft Premium Windshield Washer Concentrate: Z.C.–32–A WSB-M8B16–A2



  • 4.0 L Cologne V6
  • 4.6 L 16-valve Modular V8


  • 5-speed M5OD-R1HD manual
  • 5-speed 5R55W automatic
  • 5-speed 5R55S automatic

Fuel Consumption


Safety Ratings


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