This article applies to the Ford F-250 and. The only down side to it is that it'll take a few minutes longer to drain your oil … but way less mess! Most of the issues that came out of these motors were electrical due to old, fraying and, melted wires. Amazon Link will get the job done, especially if you're religious about changing your oil and filter. Works in gas or diesel engines. F250 and F350 Forums Don't have a diesel? And you do that so that when you first fire up your 7.
Then the next time you change your oil, draining it will be as simple as rotating the lever. They discuss all years and all types of 7. I've changed my 207k mile 2002 7. This makes clean up a lot easier. The drain lever has to be lifted and rotated correctly to open up. Now for the oldies but goodies.
Can go further with oil analysis and. Besides the electrical the 7. I prefer a strap wrench. Either of the lubricants below are specific for this vehicle and meet manufacture's recommended lubrication specification. You can woe and lament to your heart's content on one of these 6. It's held in place by four thumb screws.
They're a good place to go if you want to talk about the Ford 5. Remove the loose oil filler cap and use a funnel with a neck small enough to fit down into the oil filler tube and big enough to hold a significant amount of oil—over a quart. And this is because in order for the injectors to fire they need to be actuated by oil pressure and that pressure's supplied by the 7. The engine has a 3. The 1999 engine also received 140 cc 8. The engine has a 3.
The recommended weight will change depending on how frequently you use your truck in sub-freezing temperatures. However, since most of us aren't draining the oil rails to get every last drop out, we'll stick with the 15 quarts number above. This photo shows the filter gasket properly coated with oil. Try checking the vacuum hose from the booster to the intake manifold for cracks ie. These Ford truck forum boards don't care. There's an entire driveway mechanic culture out there that's using a screwdriver and hammer to puncture a hole in the bottom of the old oil filter to drain it. The following pictures are from an F-150 Ecoboost, but the steps will be similar in other years and models.
I was attempting to tow a 5th wheel that had a weight of 10000 and it was pulling the gutz out of it. However, as far as 7. The tip of the screwdriver got stuck in the metal filter and I couldn't get it out fast enough. So I've always maintained that if you can change it out relatively simply, why wouldn't you? I've changed my oil on a sloped driveway, but I wasn't happy about being underneath my truck when I did it. This is Powerstroke Excursion Forum And the fact that they split out the Powerstroke forum from the gasser Excursion forum speaks volumes about their depth of information. The newly designed pump is not known for frequent failure, however a new issue arose with the update.
Appropriate one will be sent based on your vehicle. There are even several threads strongly suggesting that you save some of your dirty oil and send it into a lab to be tested. Let me know in the comments below if you'd like your favorite Ford truck forum added to the list. There's tons of information to sift through, so it may take a while to find the fix for whatever problem your truck has. Here's the I use from Amazon.
Horsepower and torque are achieved at 3,000 rpm and 2,000 rpm respectively. I've finally settled on one oil filter wrench for all my vehicles, including my 7. However, I'm sure that even this. Trouble is … it still has some common problems to deal with. And as I said earlier, frequency and consistency when changing your 7. All the smart buyers go with this. Try not go to Ford; they charge a ton to fix them.
Any car's maintenance for that matter. Partially because he's been servicing 7. Once it comes to a pretty slow drip and you've drained from the drain plug again if you only used one container , go ahead and re-install the drain plug and install the new filter. To aid in economy, emissions, and reduce , it has a high pressure common rail fuel injection system and piezo injectors that can spray up to five different injections per compression event. Just go slow and steady. Superduty Forum List Here are the rest of the Superduty-focused Ford truck forums. The oil capacity for a 1999 Ford F350 7.