Ford 5R55 Transmission


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Part Type:  Remanufactured Transmission (Factory Spec / High Durability)

This  Ford 5R55 transmission is remanufactured with the HIGHEST QUALITY PARTS AVAILABLE.

The Ford 5R55 transmission is a five-speed automatic transmission designed for use in select Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles. It was produced from 1995 to 2010 and has been widely used in various models during that time.

The base transmission features:

  • An all-aluminum case and extension housing
  • Hydraulically-controlled planetary gear sets
  • Electronic shift control
  • Overdrive and lock-up torque converter


The transmission specifications include:

  • Gear ratios: 3.22:1 (1st), 2.29:1 (2nd), 1.55:1 (3rd), 1.00:1 (4th), 0.75:1 (5th)
  • 6-bolt hexagon bolt pattern
  • Transmission length varies depending on the model
  • Weight ranging from 150 to 200 pounds (68 to 91 kg)
  • Rated to handle varying levels of torque depending on the model, with some versions capable of handling up to 600 lb-ft (813 Nm) of torque


The Ford 5R55 transmission was used in several Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury models during its production years. This includes popular vehicles such as the Ford Ranger, Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer, and Ford Explorer Sport Trac. It was also used in some V6 variants of these models.

The 5R55 transmission featured advanced electronic controls that allowed for smooth shifting and precise torque converter lock-up, improving overall performance and fuel efficiency. Its durability and ability to handle moderate to high torque levels make it a reliable choice for everyday driving as well as some light-duty towing and hauling applications.

Although the Ford 5R55 transmission was eventually phased out and replaced by newer transmission models, it remains a popular choice among automotive enthusiasts and can still be found in older Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles. Proper maintenance, including regular fluid changes and servicing, can help prolong its lifespan and ensure optimal performance.


The Ford 5R55 transmission is an automatic transmission that was used in various Ford vehicles. Here is a list of the years and models that utilized the Ford 5R55 transmission:

  • 1995-2007: Ford Ranger
  • 2001-2003: Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • 2002-2005: Ford Explorer
  • 2003-2005: Lincoln Aviator
  • 2002-2010: Ford Explorer Sport (4-door)
  • 2003-2005: Mercury Mountaineer
  • 2006-2010: Ford Explorer (V6)
  • 2006-2010: Mercury Mountaineer (V6)


Please note that transmission usage can vary based on factors such as the engine type, trim level, and production date. It’s always best to verify the specific transmission used in a particular vehicle by referring to the owner’s manual or consulting with a certified Ford dealership or mechanic.

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