Description: This guide will show you how to change the oil on a 1999-2004 Ford Mustang V6.
- Oils Catch
- Oil Filter Wrench
- 13mm Wrench
- Oil – Motocraft SAE 5W-20
- Oil Filter – Motocraft Part#FL-400S
Step 2: Pull the hood release.
Step 3: Unlatch the hood then use the prop rod to keep it open.
Step 4: Use a 13mm wrench to loosen the oil bolt.
Step 5: Line up the oil catcher and remove the bolt. If the engine was just running the oil will be hot!
Step 6: After the oil is done draining, remove the current oil filter. You can use an oil filter wrench to help grip and remove.
Step 7: Use some oil to lubricate the new oil filter seal.
Step 8: Install your new oil filter. Hand tighten to a quarter turn past snug.
Step 9: Re-install your oil bolt. Make sure not to over tighten.
Step 10: Remove your oil cap.
Step 11: Use a funnel to pour 5 quarts of oil into engine. Ford manual recommends Motocraft SAE 5W-20.
Step 12: Put the oil cap back in place.
Step 13: Level the car and run the engine.
Step 14: Check the oil level and make sure the levels are between the min and max markers. If not, you will need to adjust accordingly.
Step 15: Close the hood and make sure it is secure.