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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.

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