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Old 04-22-2012, 11:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Engine Oil Capacity TYPO ???

Can anyone confirm the Engine Oil Capacity at 13qts for our 6.7L's?

Just did my 4th oil change and 11qts brings the level 1/2 up the dipstick. Where is FORD getting 13qts form? Completely Dry motor?????
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I have read on here that 12 qts typically does the trick for oil changes. The other quart probably stays in the motor... I have yet to verify this myself as my first oil change has not happened yet.
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13 quarts put my level right to the top portion of the hash marks. I started at 12 quarts and that brought it right up to the middle. Added the other quart, drove it 600 miles and after it darkened up a bit, you can see it on the dip stick no problem, right at the upper level of the hash marks.
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Like lincster said, it takes 13 qts if you want it filled up. Anything less and I would feel you'd have to check it a lot more often eventually to make sure you're not low.

I've always used what the manufacturer recommends and I've never had issues...think I'll stick with that.
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13 is what I've been putting in mine. It's down from the 15 the 6.4 used.


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