For instance, my 08' Ranger 3. The sporty and functional interior features seats with sculpted bolsters and seatbacks for comfort and support. Check the package for specific features of individual filters. I use 5qts of synthetic mobile 1. The car has 133,xxx miles on the odo and there is no evidence as to what type of oil the previous owner used. It was a couple hatches below full mark on dipstick It was drained into a big drain pan that holds over 3 gallons of oil - it already had oil in it so I'm not sure what came out. Going to a general repair shop isn't cost effective for oil changes because they are going to charge you for labor time half hour on top of the oil and filter charge.
On late model engines it is perfectly fine to use synthetic oil any time, however with over 100k already on it you won't get as much benefit. It still happens the odd time in my truck if I adjust my seat all the way forward and then back. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your Ranger and that the filter is being changed too. All three engines are equipped with a five-speed manual transmission and are available with a five-speed automatic transmission. I asked the parts counter about the 80w90, they told me that the 75w-140 was the newer version of the 80w-90. Almost a qt more than the manual calls for.
This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 1999 Ford Ranger. I'd be leary of old Uncle Ed If I were you in the future. I'd find the grease all balled up on top of the ball joint around the grease nipple instead of inside the ball joint, so because of that, I stopped going to those places and do my own oil changes and know the job got done right. The biggest problem I have ever had with quick oil change shops is that they usually have some young, un-experienced college kid doing the oil changes who always seems to screw up getting the grease into the ball joints. From all the posts I have read in here regarding the best oil to use in your vehicle nearly everyone of them prefer Full Synthetic oil for the best protection.
Thanks This same scenario was addressed before, and I might be able to provide insight. Unlike michael mine leaks and I think burns a little too. The dealer in my country decided that the amount of oil for the 4. Key exterior design elements include aggressive valance and power dome hood structures and a nostril grille, consistent with the rest of the Ford Truck lineup. Unlike michael mine leaks and I think burns a little too.
When you do an oil change, how many quarts do you use? The quick oil change places usually do a few other services besides oil changes, like radiator flush, tranny flush, diff gear oil, replace wiper blades, serp. I bought 5qts Mobil 1 Extended Peformance full synthetic 5W-30 along with a Bosch High Performance oil filter. Also available are optional sport bucket seats, leather-trimmed seating surfaces and a leather-trimmed steering wheel. Product Description Good for all oil types. However, there is a reputable shop that I now take my vehicle to, and they have always noted and charged me for 5 full quarts + new filter per oil change. And X2 on not using Fram Filters. .
Any thoughts on the type of oil i should use? Doesn't the filter size matter? Found that out after I did an oil change on my friend's car and we cut the old fram filter that the previous owner put on in half and discovered that it has cardboard inside of it. I consider this as my informal introduction into Detroit!! Laid a bead of black rtv on cover and re installed cover and bolts. Engine oil may be hot. If you can't do this, see our page to find a Ford Ranger oil filter wrench. Like I said, id use a name brand full synthetic, you defiantly don't want to have to do the job again. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. You can request they use a better grade oil and filter such as Valvoline, Castrol, Pennzoil etc or Fram or Purolator filters, but they'll charge you more for the oil and filter change.
I had the same problem in my truck. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Ranger. I'm guessing the only reason they gave you conventional oil is so they could make a bigger profit margin off you. It is just a bad connection at the wiring harness that hooks up to the seatbelt. I'll also be changing the oil myself so any tips and pointers will also be helpful. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. Next time I'll try and make sure it's empty before changing.
Then tighten according to instructions on filter using tightening guide markers. I guess there must someone out there who does it. Safety Ranger includes four-wheel anti-lock brakes, second-generation air bags and safety belts with front pretensioners, outboard seating positions and side intrusion door beams. Will check later after it sits for a few hours but am wondering if it is a typo, 4. Painted cover cause I can lol Scraped all old silicon off and cleaned surfaced thoroughly. I went with Mobil 1 because they've been making synthetic oil the longest and they are the big name in the business. Most Fords have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40.