The 2010 Ford Flex has crisp styling and a strong powertrain, but its killer application is its ability to haul seven passengers in comfort. I think I'll be dumping my 5w-20 for 5w-30 full synthetic this weekend. Reliability has been average, though the EcoBoost Flex has fared better than other variants. Many of those features are optional on the other three. Dip your pinky finger in to some new oil and lubricate the rubber o-ring gasket on the new oil filter. I hadn't seen the other threads on this forum related to the oil weight change between years.
Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Applaud the effort or scoff it, this is the Flex doing its best Rover impression. But the Ford exhibits neither: the second row has both decent seat height and good headroom, and both the first and second rows are easy to get into. Clean the area around the oil drain hole and re-insert the oil drain bolt. Tighten the oil drain bolt with the 15mm socket and ratcheting wrench to just past hand tight or about 20 ft lbs of torque by turning it clockwise.
I've learned that unless they are doing it for free its best to do it yourself. And if they F-up the car it's on them. Write in the search box the car name for which you want to find information, and find how to reset other service reminders when by yourself. With standard all-wheel drive, the EcoBoost Flex feels like it has a V-8 — and a strong one at that. Hi Bob - Thanks for your response. This product is superior to anything you can get mixed with your fuel from the gas station pump. Our shops are open late and on weekends too.
You can also compare the 2010 and 2011 Flex. Slide under the passenger side of the engine bay with a Torx T-30 star bit screwdriver, a 15mm socket, a ratcheting wrench and a used oil catch container. Lubricating the new oil filter's rubber gasket will help it form a better seal to prevent oil leaks and make it easier to remove at the next oil change. The silver metal oil drain bolt is located at the rear of the oil pan. Recall Date 2015-06-02 Description Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Ford Fusion vehicles without a 3. Warming up the engine will help suspend any contaminants within the old oil and allow it to drain out more quickly.
Farther down, the response is more linear. Change oil when Oil Life Monitor tells you to change the oil or go by the owner's manual factory drain interval. Changes inside include Alcantara seat inserts and new faux-metal dashboard trim. Pour in about 4 quarts of the Duratec 20 2. Let go of both the accelerator and brake pedals. Maintains warranty requiring any of those oil specifications in owner's manual. Hit the interstate on a gusty day, and the steering wheel will need constant attention if you want to stay on course.
Removing the oil filler cap and pulling out the dipstick will help prevent a vacuum when forming and allow the old oil to drain out more quickly. I always buy the oil filter since it has excellent reviews on Amazon. From year: 2010, 2011, 2012. The top of seven trim levels for the F-150…. For vehicles with the push button start, press the button to turn off the vehicle.
The front-drive Flex gets 19 mpg. We tested a front-wheel-drive Flex Titanium with a standard 3. It would be a good idea to check your driveway, garage or parking space for drops of oil that might indicate a leak from a loose drain plug or oil filter. Can anyone shed some light on the reason for the change? Lasts up to 1 year or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first. Please help support this website by shopping at. But from year to year on the same vehicle, same engine, different story.
That it is the full procedure how to reset oil service light Ford Flex. Remove the 8 Torx T-30 screws that hold the grey fabric and cardboard under engine skid plate cover in place by turning them counter clockwise. The oil filter is mounted vertically just in front of the oil pan. If you like to reset any maintenance oil light after an oil change. With 355 horsepower, the EcoBoost Flex delivers more horsepower than any direct competitor and puts out nearly as much grunt as a V-8 Mercedes-Benz M-Class.