Next time I'll try and make sure it's empty before changing. They have cardboard inside of them. 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. 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. Ranger is built in St. Check the package for specific features of individual filters. Every vehicle I've ever owned is 5.
I was shocked that yes the price wasn't for a synthetic oil even when i requested he use synthetic oil. 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. When you do an oil change, how many quarts do you use? Trust me guys, I would have done it myself and gone get the oil and filter. If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil. How much oil do you guys add? I don't have limited slip, I don't think, so I shouldnt have to add any additive.
It still happens the odd time in my truck if I adjust my seat all the way forward and then back. I'd be leary of old Uncle Ed If I were you in the future. The sporty and functional interior features seats with sculpted bolsters and seatbacks for comfort and support. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. Advance Auto Parts stores run in store specials all the time for oil change packages, 5 qts of oil with a filter. Once they lift up your bonnet 'they've got you. Will check later after it sits for a few hours but am wondering if it is a typo, 4.
It's a normal open rear with 4:10's axle code 97 The Dark Edge Rises! Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Ranger for potential trouble spots. They also grease any suspension and drive shaft parts that are greaseable. Engine oil may be hot. Product Description Good for all oil types. Then tighten according to instructions on filter using tightening guide markers. That being said, your mpg should be a little higher though, perhaps chaning the air filter a spark plugs would be an inexpensive way to help.
A comprehensive selection of packages allows customers to order a Ranger that fits their needs — with skid plates, Alcoa aluminum wheels and Bilstein shocks to blasting earth-shaking music with the Tremor package. I guess there must someone out there who does it. The days of selling quality products for a fair price are long gone. The car has 133,xxx miles on the odo and there is no evidence as to what type of oil the previous owner used. I use 5qts of synthetic mobile 1. We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Ranger.
The brands they used varied, your choice. But later when I inspected the engine they had not topped up my radiator fluid!! For most Fords, you can wrap an old belt around the oil filter and unscrew it by hand. And X2 on not using Fram Filters. 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. Almost a qt more than the manual calls for. The manual and Alldata both say that it has a 4. If i knew it would set me back that much i would have done it myself.
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. Added the rest of that quart and it was still only maybe half way up hatches. Hahaa the only thing that has oil under my truck is my starter motor. Doesn't the filter size matter? Powertrain Under the hood, the 2005 Ranger offers three engine choices, including a 2. Like I said, id use a name brand full synthetic, you defiantly don't want to have to do the job again. It is the connection at the driver side seat belt.
I consider this as my informal introduction into Detroit!! You can also go longer between oil changes 5000 miles with full synthetic used in conjunction with a long life filter. Unlike michael mine leaks and I think burns a little too. All three engines are equipped with a five-speed manual transmission and are available with a five-speed automatic transmission. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. It doesn´t matter that the manual says 5. 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. I went with Mobil 1 because they've been making synthetic oil the longest and they are the big name in the business.
It is just a bad connection at the wiring harness that hooks up to the seatbelt. 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. My engine consumes no oil. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 1999 Ford Ranger. For instance, my 08' Ranger 3. Any thoughts on the type of oil i should use? I asked the parts counter about the 80w90, they told me that the 75w-140 was the newer version of the 80w-90.
I bought 5qts Mobil 1 Extended Peformance full synthetic 5W-30 along with a Bosch High Performance oil filter. I guess there must someone out there who does it. I feel like i was taken advantage of. I'll also be changing the oil myself so any tips and pointers will also be helpful. That's what auto zone says. Ranger also is available with a 4. Laid a bead of black rtv on cover and re installed cover and bolts.