Protect yourself from engine heat. The explorer motor is exactly the same as the mustang 5. F Install the new radiator as described above, but it is now a pretty simple task with the shorter tabs. When reinstalling the transmission cooling lines do the bottom one first and then the top. This bolt is on the passenger side top under the shroud bolt.
Not under the vehicle like I always do. Also the helper cannot be a novice as the job requires alot of on the go thinking. Change your engine oil according to the appropriate schedule listed in the scheduled maintenance information. There is a clip on the bottom driver side of the radiator. There are three bolts that hold the box in place, very easy, 3 minutes to remove. Be careful when you remove the oil drain bolt since the old oil may still be hot enough to burn your skin depending on how long you warmed up the engine.
The 2019 Explorer, however, will most likely be a little bit pricier whether or not the increases aren't as huge as we had within the redesigned Expedition. Not too much, you still want to use these tabs, but they don't need to be 2. If the engine oil level is not within the normal range, add only certified engine oil of the recommended viscosity. It will need to be removed before you can access the oil drain bolt or the oil filter. Be sure to record the oil change in your vehicle's service records. They are unnecessary and could lead to engine damage that is not covered by Ford warranty. We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar.
Maintains warranty requiring any of those oil specifications in owner's manual. An oil change is required whenever indicated by the message center and according to the recommended maintenance schedule. If you notice an oily surface in your coolant, immediately have your mechanic inspect your Explorer for head gasket leakage. Make sure the vehicle is on level ground. Loosen the oil drain bolt by turning it counterclockwise with the 15mm socket and ratcheting wrench.
Thanks for the help Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. Remove the two bolts that secure the top of the radiator. Dip your pinky finger in to some new oil and lubricate the rubber o-ring gasket on the new oil filter. The oil filter is mounted vertically just in front of the oil pan. Go by distance or time. Drain at 6 months or 10,000 miles, whichever comes first. Then click Checkout after you've added your last item to the cart.
Do not use supplemental engine oil additives, cleaners or other engine treatments. According to the 1999 Ford Escort Owner Guide : With engine oil filter change : ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The 2. Thanks for all the help. Open the hood, twist off the oil filler cap in the counterclockwise direction and pull up the dipstick an inch or two out of the engine. It would be a lot less expensive to do this. This is a great time and money saver.
Just unclipped the air hose and sensor and moved out of the way. Note: I am not a registered charity. When you finish step 14, Thank God again, and thank your friend again at this point. Removing the coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to fly off at a high rate of speed and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. What is different about the 5. This box will disappear once registered! Install the indicator and ensure it is fully seated. While the overall silhouette might fool you into thinking it's the same old Explorer at the beginning, the latest front and subtly different proportions concur that this is indeed the latest model, which rides on a fresh platform.
You will get some hang ups with the transmission lines but its easy if you get one person on the passenger side and one on the driver side gently lift the radiator out of the engine bay. B Remove the battery and battery box. Im doing the same swap but im using my old heads. Set the parking brake and ensure the gearshift is securely latched in P Park. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.
Call your friends now offer them anything they want if they will give you an hour of their time. It is recommended you use the appropriate Motorcraft oil filter or another brand meeting Ford specifications for your engine application. Do not over tighten the filter and do not use an oil filter wrench to tighten it. This is the stuff you want. When refilling, remove dipstick to provide adequate venting and allow oil to flow into crankcase. Twist and pry with the screw driver to break off the top portion of these two clips remember, you are throwing this radiator away.