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Ford F-250 Service Capacities

by Charles Green

The Ford F-250 is part of the Ford Motor Company's Super Duty line of full-size pickup trucks. The 2010 Ford F-250 is available with three engines -- two gas and one diesel engine. To keep these trucks running properly, fluid service capacities must be followed.

5.4-liter Gas V-8

The 2010 Ford F-250 is powered by a standard 5.4-liter gas V-8 engine. This engine requires 7 quarts of 5W-20 motor oil and 25.8 quarts of coolant. Equipped with an automatic transmission, this model requires 17.6 quarts of transmission fluid or 11.7 quarts with a manual transmission.

6.4-liter Diesel V-8

When equipped with a turbo-diesel engine, the Ford F-250 requires 15.1 quarts of motor oil. For temperatures ranging from 32-122 degrees Fahrenheit, 10W-30 motor oil is recommended. For all temperatures below 122, 0W-40 and 0W-30 is sufficient. The cooling system requires 29.6 quarts of fluid. When equipped with an automatic transmission, the Ford F-250 requires 17.6 quarts of transmission fluid or 11.7 quarts with a manual transmission.

6.8-liter Gas V-10

The larger of two gas engines offered with the Ford F-250 is a 6.8-liter V-10 engine. This engine takes 7 quarts of 5W-20 motor oil and 26.8 quarts of coolant. When equipped with a manual transmission, 11.7 pints of transmission fluid is required or 17.6 quarts with an automatic transmission.

About the Author

Charles Green is a freelance writer in North Carolina who has been writing since 1992 and freelancing since 2002. His work appears in "435 South Magazine," "Wisconsin Golfer" and for various websites. Green earned a Bacheler of Science in business administration from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

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