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Old 12-29-2011, 04:46 PM
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amsoil question

My dad gave me some 15w-40 amsoil for diesel and gasoline engines. Is it safe to add to my 07 expedition?
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:48 PM
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Why would you do this? The specification is 5W-20.

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Old 12-29-2011, 07:14 PM
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You can, but I stick with the 5w20 they recommend. The fuel economy was based off the 5w20. I wouldn't mix weights.
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well thats why i was asking. ive heard of people changing weights from summer to winter.
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and since it was amsoil and was given to me. i figured i would atleast ask before i did anything
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Old 12-29-2011, 07:31 PM
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well thats why i was asking. ive heard of people changing weights from summer to winter.
Yes, you can change weights, that won't hurt anything. Look in the back your manual, it should have a chart based on outside temps. I meant add 1040 to your truck as a top off when it has 520 in it.
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Thanks for the help. As far as it beimg labeld for diesel and heavy duty gas engines. Does the 5.4 qualify?
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Thanks for the help. As far as it beimg labeld for diesel and heavy duty gas engines. Does the 5.4 qualify?
AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil and Engine Oil

Which one of these is what you have?
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i have the 5.4
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I meant what type of oil from the link I posted.
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Oh and it would be for an oil change and not for a top off.
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don't bother. Free is free...but the 5w20 is better for your motor
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I agree. Sell the oil and use 5w20 Motocraft semi-synth. There are oil specs -in your manual-that the engine requires and I don't think that meets them.
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That's all I needed. Thanks
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