Go Back   F150online Forums > F-Series Trucks > SuperCrew
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


SuperCrew

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-24-2008, 12:02 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Forney,TX
Vehicle: 2006 Ford F150
Posts: 9
How many Qts of Oil?

Have an 06' FX4 5.4 liter. How many qts of oil does it take, 6 or 7? I can't find it anywhere and don't feel like calling the dealer and waiting on hold while someone finds out and then tells me "I Think it's..." know what I mean?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-24-2008, 12:13 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Cocoa Beach/Delray Beach, FL
Vehicle: 2005 Ford F150
Posts: 580
Check in your User Manual. It has all the different oil, oil filter, gas, and any other liquid specifications.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-24-2008, 12:16 PM
Bluejay's Avatar
Global Moderator &
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Burleson/Athens/Brownsboro, TX
Vehicle: 2014 Ford F150, 5.0
Posts: 23,454
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nettershakes
Check in your User Manual. It has all the different oil, oil filter, gas, and any other liquid specifications.
Yep, it's in there. The 5.4 in the trucks takes 7.
__________________
Jim
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-24-2008, 12:16 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Forney,TX
Vehicle: 2006 Ford F150
Posts: 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nettershakes
Check in your User Manual. It has all the different oil, oil filter, gas, and any other liquid specifications.

Will do, thanks
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-24-2008, 01:08 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Indiana
Vehicle: 2004 Ford F150
Posts: 1,943
Send a message via AIM to mkosu04
Quote:
Originally Posted by bluejay432000
Yep, it's in there. The 5.4 in the trucks takes 7.
yep... 7 quarts
I do all my own changes

its nice that Ford made it an even number of quarts. My old car took like 4 quarts 3 ounces or something like that and it was always a pain to measure out the 3 ounces.
__________________
- Matthew
2012 XLT SuperCrew
6.5' Bed, Race Red, Ecoboost, Max Tow
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-24-2008, 01:10 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Rich, Virginia
Posts: 2,723
Seven quarts centers mine just about perfectly on the dipstick's marking.

Mobil 1 fully synthetic and Mobil 1 oil filter for me.

Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-24-2008, 04:14 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Toronto
Vehicle: '04 FX4
Posts: 288
Quote:
Originally Posted by mkosu04
yep... 7 quarts
I do all my own changes

its nice that Ford made it an even number of quarts. My old car took like 4 quarts 3 ounces or something like that and it was always a pain to measure out the 3 ounces.
I don't think that helps us canadians.
7 litres is less than 7 quarts, so I'll have 7 and a bit...

where does 7 quarts get you on the dipstick? halfway into the hash marks, or right up to full?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-24-2008, 04:26 PM
Bluejay's Avatar
Global Moderator &
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Burleson/Athens/Brownsboro, TX
Vehicle: 2014 Ford F150, 5.0
Posts: 23,454
Quote:
Originally Posted by metcalfe
I don't think that helps us canadians.
7 litres is less than 7 quarts, so I'll have 7 and a bit...

where does 7 quarts get you on the dipstick? halfway into the hash marks, or right up to full?
On mine, perfectly even with the top.
__________________
Jim
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-24-2008, 06:19 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Rich, Virginia
Posts: 2,723
Quote:
Originally Posted by metcalfe

where does 7 quarts get you on the dipstick? halfway into the hash marks, or right up to full?
Just a tad over the center.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 03-24-2008, 09:50 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: New Jersey
Vehicle: 2000 Ford F150
Posts: 2,108
i know i have an older truck than all of you guys but in my manual it says like 6 quarts. i have a 5.4 also, what could be different?
__________________

Mods:K&N 77 Series Intake:Custom Tuned Xcal3 by VMP:Super 44:Magnaflow High Flow Cats:305/65/17 Pro Comp Xtreme A/T's on Eagle Alloy 058s
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 03-25-2008, 10:41 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: South TX
Vehicle: 2008 FX4 SuperCrew
Posts: 163
Like you said, older truck. You have a 16v 5.4. 2004+ is a 24v 5.4, different motor.
__________________
Cheaters NEVER Win

08 F150 FX4 SuperCrew-Black Luxury Package
Mods:
Code Alarm SRT-9000 Alarm/Remote Starter
Tinted Front Windows K&N Filter AVIC-D3
6" ProComp Lift - 18" Eagle 197 - 35" Toyo MT
Many more to come
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 03-25-2008, 10:51 AM
Bluejay's Avatar
Global Moderator &
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Burleson/Athens/Brownsboro, TX
Vehicle: 2014 Ford F150, 5.0
Posts: 23,454
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4wd150
i know i have an older truck than all of you guys but in my manual it says like 6 quarts. i have a 5.4 also, what could be different?
Smaller oil pan.
__________________
Jim
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03-25-2008, 07:22 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: New Jersey
Vehicle: 2000 Ford F150
Posts: 2,108
o true, never thought about those! thanks
__________________

Mods:K&N 77 Series Intake:Custom Tuned Xcal3 by VMP:Super 44:Magnaflow High Flow Cats:305/65/17 Pro Comp Xtreme A/T's on Eagle Alloy 058s
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 03-25-2008, 07:28 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Vehicle: 2006 Ford F150
Posts: 407
Quote:
Originally Posted by metcalfe
I don't think that helps us canadians.
7 litres is less than 7 quarts, so I'll have 7 and a bit...
The rest of the world needs to conform to our ignorant minds.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 03-25-2008, 08:08 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by metcalfe
I don't think that helps us canadians.
7 litres is less than 7 quarts, so I'll have 7 and a bit...

where does 7 quarts get you on the dipstick? halfway into the hash marks, or right up to full?
1 US quart is 946 ml. and 1 litre is 1000 ml. So 7 litres is more than 7 quarts.
I put 7 litres in mine and it fits perfect.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2008, 08:08 PM


 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:24 PM.





This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
 
Contact Us Advertising Privacy Statement Terms of Service Jobs Forum Text Archives
Emails & Contact Details