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2006-2010 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: 17 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 / PM-1-C / WSS-M6C62-A or WSS-M6C65-A1
  • Capacity: Between MIN and MAX on reservoir


  • Capacity: 22.5 gallons (85.2L)

Power Steering Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF XT-5-QM / MERCON V
  • Capacity: Fill between the MIN and MAX lines on reservoir


  • 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 engine without auxiliary climate control: 12.2 quarts (11.5L)
    • 4.0L engine with auxiliary climate control: 13.9 quarts (13.2L)
    • 4.6L engine without auxiliary climate control: 13.9 quarts (13.2L)
    • 4.6L engine with auxiliary climate control: 15.7 quarts (14.9L)

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: Premium Long-Life Grease /XG-1-C /ESA-M1C75-B

Automatic transmission (5R55S) fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON V ATF/ XT-5-QM / MERCON V
  • Capacity: 11.2 quarts (10.6L)

Automatic transmission (6R80) fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON V ATF/ XT-5-QM / MERCON V
  • Capacity: 11.2 quarts (10.6L)

Power steering fluid

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

Rear axle fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft SAE 75W-140 Synthetic Rear Axle Lubricant/X Y-75W140-QL / WSL-M2C192-A
  • Capacity: 3.5 pints (1.7L)

Front axle fluid (AWD & 4WD)

  • Type: Motorcraft SAE 80W-90 Premium Rear Axle Lubricant/XY-80W90-QL WSP-M2C197-A
  • Capacity: 2.7 pints (1.3L)

Transfer case fluid (4WD)

  • Type: Motorcraft Transfer Case Fluid/XL–12
  • Capacity: 1.5 quarts (1.4L)

Transfer case (AWD)

  • Type: Motorcraft Transfer Case Fluid/XL–12 /
  • Capacity: 1.3 quarts (1.25L)

Transfer case Front Output Slip Shaft (AWD & 4WD)

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

Windshield washer fluid

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

Door weatherstrips

  • Type: Silicone Spray Lubricant/ XL-6 / ESR-M13P4-A

Lock cylinders

  • Type: Motorcraft Penetrating and Lock Lubricant/\ XL-1 /None

Cooling system stop leak pellets

  • Type: Motorcraft Cooling System Stop Leak Pellets/ VC-6 / WSS-M99B37-B6



  • 4.0 L Cologne SOHC V6
  • 4.6 L Modular 24-valve V8


  • 5-speed 5R55S automatic
  • 6-speed 6R automatic

Fuel Consumption


Safety Ratings


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