Originally Posted by Abn150
We've argued the semantics of this before - whether the service fluid level indicator under the truck qualifies as a dipstick. Ford says there is no dipstick and that the transmission fluid should be check by the dealer - hence the unfriendly location under the truck. See owner's manual page 395.
Notice that the highlighted text above reads "Transmission fluid should
be checked by an authorized dealer."
Ford recomends you use BP fuel too, but do you always
A "fluid level indicator" shaped like a stick is a dip-stick!