Modern cars and also trucks need much less maintenance 보다 the vehicles the 25 year ago, yet they tho need liquid changes, checks, and also adjustments. Friend no much longer need to carry out a tune-up every six months or adjust the oil every three months, yet regular service and inspections room still necessary to your vehicle’s longevity. What adheres to is our quick reference guide for the 10th generation 1997-2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck, F-150 based light duty 1997-1998 Ford F-250 (non-Super Duty), and 1997-2006 Ford Expedition and also Lincoln Navigator.

Most of this recommended routine maintenance jobs you deserve to do you yourself at house for almost no money, with just a few tools and also a tiny time. If you need guidance, or step by action instructions, check out our OnDemand video tutorials, or get the online manual, or our traditional printed manual.

Oil Change

Engine Oil Type 5W-30 (1997-99) 5W-20 (2000-newer)Engine Oil Capacity 6.0 quarts (1997-2004) 7.0 quarts (2005-newer)Oil drain Plug Torque 96-144 in-lbs(1997-2006)

Transmission fluid Change

Transmission liquid Type Mercon ATF(E4OD, 4R100, manual) Mercon V ATF (4R70W, 4R70E, 4R75E) Mercon SP STF (6HP26, 6R75) Mercon LV ATF (6R80)Transmission fluid Capacity 6-7.5 quarts (E4OD, 4R100)(with filter/fluid change) 4.5-5 quarts (4R70W, 4R70E, 4R75E) 5 quarts (6HP26) about 7 quarts (6R75, 6R80)Transmission fluid Capacity 15.9/16.4 quarts (E4OD 2WD/4WD)(total including converter) 13.9 quarts (4R70W, 4R70E, 4R75E) 17.1/17.7 quarts (4R100 F150 2WD/4WD) 15.9/16.4 quarts (4R100 Expedition/Navigator 2WD/4WD 9.5 quarts (6HP26) 11 quarts (6R75) 13.0 quarts (6R80) 3.75 quarts (manual)Transmission drain Plug Torque 18 ft-lbs (4R100) 71 in-lbs (6HP26) 30-43 ft-lbs (manual)Transmission Check/Fill Plug speak 26 ft-lbs (E4OD, 4R70W, 4R100)

Transmission Pan Bolts Torque 108-132 in-lbs

Torque Converter drain Plug Torque 22 ft-lbs (E4OD, 4R70W) 19 ft-lbs (4R100)

Transfer situation Fluid Change

Transfer situation Fluid Type Mercon ATF (1997-2006) Transfer situation Capacity 2.0 pints (1997-2006)) Transfer situation Drain Plug Torque 80-203 in-lbs (1997-2002) 132 in-lbs (2003-up)

Differential Oil Change

Differential Oil Type 75W-90 GL-5 equipment oil (front 1997-2006) 75W-140 GL-5 artificial gear oil (rear 1997-2006) -plus 4 oz Ford XL-3 friction comprehensive (8.8" and also 9.75" axles) -plus 8 oz Ford XL-3 friction comprehensive (10.25" axle)Differential Oil Capacity 3.6 pints (front) 5.5-6.9 pints (F-150) 7.8 pints (F-250) 5.7 pints (1997-2003 Expedition/Navigator) 4.5 pints (2004-up Expedition/Navigator)Differential drainpipe Plug Torque 15-22 ft-lbs (front) 15-30 ft-lbs (rear)Differential cover Bolts Torque 20-27 ft-lbs (front) 28-38 ft-lbs (1997-2002 rear) 24 ft-lbs (2003-up rear)

Cooling device Flush and also Fill

Coolant Type Motorcraft Premium (green) or Premium yellow (yellow) coolant blended 50/50 with water (match color currently installed) Cooling mechanism Capacity 15.7-20.1 quarts (V6 F-150) 17.9-23.9 quarts (1997-2003 V8) 18.0-20.8 quarts (2004-2006 V8)

Other Miscellaneous liquid Types

Power Steering Fluid Mercon auto transmission fluid (1997-2005) Mercon V auto transmission fluid (2006-later)Brake Fluid period 3 brake fluidClutch Fluid period 3 brake fluid

Other assorted Torque Specs

Wheel Lug Nuts 100 ft-lbs (12mm wheel studs) 150 ft-lbs (14mm wheel studs)Brake Caliper Bolts 21-26 ft-lbs (1997-2002 front)(front) 21-26 ft-lbs (2003 F-150 and also F-250 front) 41 ft-lbs (2003-2006 Expedition/Navigator front)(rear) 20 ft-lbs (1997-2002 rear) 20 ft-lbs (2003 F-150 and also F-250 rear) 26 ft-lbs (2003-2006 Expedition/Navigator rear) Caliper bracket Bolts 136 ft-lbs (1997-2002 front)(front) 136 ft-lbs (2003 F-150 and F-250 front) 148 ft-lbs (2003-2006 Expedition/Navigator front)(rear) 80 ft-lbs (1997-2003 F-150 and F-250 rear) 70 ft-lbs (1997 Expedition/Navigator rear) 40 ft-lbs (1998-2002 Expedition/Navigator rear) 140 ft-lbs (2003-2006 Expedition/Navigator rear)