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Oil Specifications for an F150 4.6 V8 Engine

by Keith Owings

The F-150, Ford's best-selling full-sized half-ton pickup truck, according to MSN Autos, was the first truck to offer a fourth door as a standard feature on all of its SuperCab trims. In 2004, it became the first truck to provide a rear-hinged access panel to allow easy entry into behind-seat storage for Regular Cab trims.

2010

The 2010 Ford F-150, with a V-8 4.6-liter engine can hold up to 6.1 quarts of oil. Amsoil recommends using 0W-20 motor oil for maximum performance and 5W-20 oil for general performance. The oil filter should be changed every 25,000 miles. When changing the oil, the drain plug requires 17 pound-feet of torque.

2005

The 2005 Ford F-150 with a V-8 4.6-liter engine, could hold up to 6.1 quarts of oil. Amsoil recommended 0W-20 motor oil for maximum performance, or 5W-20 for general performance. The fuel filter should be replaced every 25,000 miles. When changing the oil, 10 pound-feet of torque were required to open the drain plug.

2000

The 2000 F-150 with a 4.6-liter V-8 engine had a capacity of 6.1 quarts of oil. The filter needed to be changed every 25,000 miles. Amsoil recommended 0W-20 motor oil for maximum performance and 5W-20 for normal performance. When changing the oil, 10 pound-feet of torque were required to remove the drain plug.

About the Author

Keith Owings began writing professionally in 2010, with his work published on various websites. He worked for several years in the financial and travel agency industries. He has trained and coached employees in the art of customer service. Owings has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Dallas Baptist University and holds several financial licenses.

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