Manual transmission fluids meeting the WSS-M2C200-C3 specification are polyalphaolefine (PAO) based, 75w-80 viscosity, synthetic gear oils - i.e. true synthetic oils. MTFs meeting the Ford WSS-M2C200-C specification are listed here.
Replacing your Ford's gearbox oil is usually a straightforward task, if you're reasonably handy. In fact, replacing gear oil is normally a very similar process to changing engine oil.
Running the right spec & quality gear fluid (in this case Ford M2C-200-C3) not only ensures smooth gear change but is vital for the protection of internal components and gear faces / teeth. These Ford Manual Gearboxes have been specifically designed with a certain oil characteristic in mind, so putting the wrong fluid in could be really damaging
If you're unsure if Ford M2C-200-C3 is correct for your vehicle, or have a modified or unique Ford vehicle feel free to get a custom oil recommendation from our expert team.