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Fluid Specs for a 1995 Ford Ranger

by Charles Green

The 1995 Ford Ranger is a compact pickup truck offered in two- and four-wheel-drive. This model offers three engine choices, each one with particular fluid specs for the motor oil, transmission fluid and coolant.

2.3-liter I-4 Engine

The base 2.3-liter I-4 engine found in the 1995 Ford Ranger can use 5W-30 or 5W-20 motor oil. It requires 5 quarts for oil changes. For manual transmission fills, this truck requires 5.5 pints. 9 to 10.1 quarts are required for the automatic transmission. This truck requires 6.4 quarts of coolant without an air-conditioner present and 6.9 quarts when an air-conditioner unit is included.

3.0-liter V-6 Engine

The 1995 Ranger's optional 3.0-liter V-6 engine can use 5W-30 or 5W-20 motor oil. It requires 4.6 quarts for oil changes. For manual transmission fills, this truck requires 5.5 pints. 9 to 10.1 quarts of fluid are required when it is equipped with an automatic transmission. This model requires 9.6 quarts of coolant without an air-conditioner present and 10.1 quarts when an air-conditioner unit is present.

4.0-liter V-6 Engine

The biggest engine available for the 1995 Ford Ranger is a 4.0-liter V-6 engine which uses 5W-30 motor oil and requires 5 quarts for oil changes. For manual transmission fills, this truck requires 5.5 pints; 9 to 10.1 quarts of fluid are required for the automatic transmission. This truck requires 8 quarts of coolant without an air-conditioner present and 8.5 quarts when an air-conditioner unit is included.

About the Author

Charles Green is a freelance writer in North Carolina who has been writing since 1992 and freelancing since 2002. His work appears in "435 South Magazine," "Wisconsin Golfer" and for various websites. Green earned a Bacheler of Science in business administration from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

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