Then it's on you to fix it, and that can run into many thousands of dollars. You will need to change your head gasket. The result is that thicker oil can't always get to where the oil is needed, so metal to metal contact occurs, and an engine failure is soon to follow. Jan 19, 2009 Are you sure you've checked everywhere around the engine block? Bought this Truck new and now has about 32k miles. If you're a multi-billion dollar global business.
This requirement is pretty much obsolete in gasoline engines. This article applies to the Ford F-150. Personally, I would go mental at more that a quart between oil changes. This article applies to the Ford F-150 1987-1996. This is important for the life of your engine, and also critical to maintain warranty coverage. Pro Tip Every engine in the F-150 for the last two generations 2004-2014 requires 5W-20, with one exception. This seems excessive to me but I really don't know.
You need a headgasket set. Inside the exhaust tailpipe always seems to be black. If this is normal it's the worst oil consuming vehicle I've ever had. If you google search this there are to many complaints! By - September 16, 2014 The process you follow to determine the right oil for your truck is pretty simple. Ford specifies the weight 5W-20, 15W-40, etc.
This article applies to the Ford F-250, F-350 Super Duty. When I opened it I could see where the money went. Read here for reviews on three popular brands. Engine seem to be very noisy on startup and consumes about 1 quart of oil every 3000 mi. Just check oil every time you buy gas like the manual reccomends. You have a little oil going through your exhaust manifold, and the heat is cooking the oil. You need to have the oil changed every 3,000 miles 5,000 miles for a synthetic.
Very pricey yes, but what you are buying is an engineered product of exceptional craftsmanship that sets it apart from everybody else. For much older vehicles this might be true but for a 2006, much more efficient vehicle, it should not burn a quart every 5. Dumb proof 4 piece design, with top grade seals on each piece. If it uses coolant, it must have gone somewhere and normally you should be able to see a trace of antifreeze leak aomewere. Are these normal characteristics of the 4. Some engines, especially diesels, specify a lighter oil in cold weather.
That seems a bit absurd. Oils are rated for gasoline engine use or diesel engine use, and for performance factors. Less pressure drop and better filtration is a no brainer, and I got my money's worth. Almost seemed like it had a set torque in it going onto the engine block, you can't mess it up. If you have an F-150 with the 3. This article applies to the Ford F-150 and F-250, F-350 Super Duty 2005-2014.
Run the engine under the most severe conditions around the clock so that it won't take 10 years to get 10 years of equivalent wear and have some engineers look at the results. . You just need an engine every oil you want to try and an engine dynamometer. Haven't cleaned it yet, but i won't mind it for better performance. It is either past the valve seals or the piston oil control ring. This article applies to the Ford F-150. My van has 50000 and seems oil consumption is getting worse.
If your converter cooks all of that oil, it makes your engine very noisy. All that being so, the cost of repair far outweighs the cost of the oil, so to rebuild for oil consumption is often not cost effective. Set your truck straight with this how-to. Step 2 - Choosing a brand of oil Ford does not require that you to use a specific brand. I don't think that a 2006 Nissan should burn a quart of oil every 5,000 miles. They do prefer that you use Motorcraft products, but you do not have to do that to maintain warranty coverage or get a very long life out of your engine.
Do not over rev engine or accelerate from stops at max capacity of car as these can increase oil consumption. Mar 18, 2011 I see you have a four cylinder since it only holds 4. The recommended oil weight is also shown on the oil fill cap. What about arounr the oil filter as some has an oil cooler which tend to leak coolant? They have hundreds of dynamometers continually running tests like this to determine among many other things what is the best oil to make your engine last a long, long time, and to get the best fuel economy possible. An Example of 5W-20 Motorcraft Engine Oil Most Ford engines require 5W-20 motor oil. If you want to speed this up by several years, get one dynamometer for each engine. All of your seals are going bad.
Step 1 - Figure out what weight oil you need Your owner's manual will list what oil you need to use. Let us know how you get on. Your truck is a big investment, and you want to protect it. More oil consumption is annoying, but not viewed as an issue by manufacturers, in fact most would not do anything until you exceeded a quart in 600 miles I would be livid!!! Regards, Tony Jun 16, 2011 Oil consumed between oil changes assuming 2,500 miles should be between 0 and 1 quart, for a healthy engine. I've personally seen low mileage engine failures when heavier oils were used. If you dont change these seals soon, you might have to buy a new catalytic converter.