Ford Explorer 3 engine oil capacity in quarts – liters

Ford Explorer 3 engine oil capacity in quarts – liters. From year: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005.

How many quarts / liters of engine oil is needed for an oil change including replacement of oil filter for a Ford Explorer 3.

If you want to do maintenance by yourself on your Ford, if you want to change your engine oil and filters see and you don’t now how big it’s your engine volume or how much quarts / liters oil enter in your car engine below you can see what is your car engine oil capacity and what type of oil you must use.

 

Ford Explorer III with engine 4.0 l, engine oil capacity in quarts / liters.

  • Ford Explorer with engine 4.0 l.
  • Car fuel: gasoline.
  • Ford Explorer engine code.
  • Engine capacity: 4.0 l.
  • Ford Explorer engine oil capacity liters: 4.7 liters or 4.96 quarts including the oil filter.
  • Ford Explorer manual gearbox oil capacity: 1.4 l or 1.5 qt.
  • Ford Explorer automatic gearbox oil capacity: 12 l or 12.7 qt.
  • Ford Explorer recommended engine oil: Motorcraft SAE 5W-30 Super Premium Motor Oil.
  • If you want to know exactly what engine oil is recommended for your car, please leave us a comment on this article: model and type of your car, engine capacity, diesel or gasoline, year when was made, and how much kw or hp has your car.

 

Ford Explorer III with engine 4.6 l, engine oil capacity in quarts / liters.

  • Ford Explorer with engine 4.6 l.
  • Car fuel: gasoline.
  • Ford Explorer engine code.
  • Engine capacity: 4.6 l.
  • Ford Explorer engine oil capacity liters: 5.7 liters or 6 quarts including the oil filter.
  • Ford Explorer manual gearbox oil capacity: 1.4 l or 1.5 qt.
  • Ford Explorer automatic gearbox oil capacity: 12 l or 12.7 qt.
  • Ford Explorer recommended engine oil: Motorcraft SAE 5W-20 Premium Synthetic Blend Motor Oil (US) Motorcraft SAE 5W-20 Super Premium Motor Oil (Canada).
  • If you want to know exactly what engine oil is recommended for your car, please leave us a comment on this article: model and type of your car, engine capacity, diesel or gasoline, year when was made, and how much kw or hp has your car.

 

Checking the engine oil on a Ford Explorer III.

Refer to the scheduled maintenance guide for the appropriate intervals for checking the engine oil.

Make sure the vehicle is on level ground.

Turn the engine off and wait a few minutes for the oil to drain into the oil pan.

Set the parking brake and ensure the gearshift is securely latched in P (Park).

Open the hood. Protect yourself from engine heat.

Locate and carefully remove the engine oil level indicator (dipstick).

  • 4.0L V6 engine
  • 4.6L V8 engine

Wipe the indicator clean. Insert the indicator fully, then remove it again.

If the oil level is between the MIN and MAX marks, the oil level is acceptable, DO NOT ADD OIL.

If the oil level is below the MIN mark, add enough oil to raise the level within the MIN-MAX range.

  • 4.0L SOHC V6 engine 
  • 4.6L V8 engine
  • Oil levels above the MAX mark may cause engine damage. Some oil must be removed from the engine by a service technician.

Put the indicator back in and ensure it is fully seated.

Adding engine oil Ford Explorer III.

Check the engine oil. For instructions, refer to Checking the engine oil in this chapter.

If the engine oil level is not within the normal range, add only certified engine oil of the recommended viscosity. Remove the engine oil filler cap and use a funnel to pour the engine oil into the opening.

Recheck the engine oil level. Make sure the oil level is not above the MAX hole on the engine oil level indicator (dipstick).

Install the indicator and ensure it is fully seated.

Fully install the engine oil filler cap by turning the filler cap clockwise 1/4 of a turn or until three clicks can be heard.

To avoid possible oil loss, DO NOT operate the vehicle with the engine oil level indicator and/or the engine oil filler cap removed.

Ford Explorer 3 engine oil volume in quarts – liters

All information about engine oil capacity or gear box oil capacity is taken from Ford Explorer III owners manual.

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