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    Ford Vehicle Applications & Engines

    The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information supplied by Ford Motor Company on recommended engine oil for Ford engines. Previously AERA published Technical Bulletin TB 1738, the information in this bulletin is an update to that bulletin. This latest information should be highly considered as quality improvements have been made to most engine oils. The current engine oil used by Ford during the vehicle manufacturing process is SAE 5W-20 Motorcraft oil. This oil may also be used for older vehicles described in chart 1 below.

    The engine oil recommended for use in 2001 vehicles is SAE 5W-20 motor oil. This oil has an improved formulation to improve fuel economy. This oil can also be used to service some previous model year vehicles.

    Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil at recommended oil change intervals for 2001 vehicles, with the exception of the following vehicles listed in the Exception 2001 Vehicles chart.
    All 2001 vehicles other than those listed in the Exception 2001 Vehicles chart are being filled with SAE 5W-20 motor oil at the factory and should also be serviced with SAE 5W-20 oil.

    Chart 1
    1995-2000 2.5L Contour/Mystique
    1999-2001 2.5L Cougar
    1996-2001 3.0L 4V Taurus/Sable
    1999-2001 3.0L (Vulcan) Ranger (Flexible Fuel & Gas), Windstar, Taurus/Sable (Flexible Fuel & Gas)
    1996-1997 3.8L Thunderbird/Cougar
    1996-2001 3.8L Mustang and 3.8L SPI Windstar
    1997-2001 4.2L (SPI) F-150 (under 8500 GVW only), Econoline
    1996-2001 4.6L 2V Mustang
    1992-2001 4.6L Crown Victoria/Grand Marquis
    1991-2001 4.6L Town Car 1994-1997 4.6L 2V Thunderbird/Cougar
    1996-2001 4.6L 4V Mustang Cobra
    1995-2001 4.6L Continental
    1993-1998 4.6L 4V Mark VIII
    1998-2001 5.4L 2V/4V Navigator 1997-2001 4.6L 2V Triton F-150/250 (under 8500 (GVW only), Econoline, Expedition
    1997-2001 5.4L 2V F-150/250 (under 8500 GVW only) Expedition,E- 150/250/350, E-350 Chassis/RV/Cutaway
    1997-2001 6.8L E-250/350, E-350 Chassis/RV/Cutaway
    1999-2001 6.8L Super Duty F-Series 250 HD/350/450/550 Motorhome
    2001 2.0L Zetec/2.0L SPI Focus
    2001 2.0L Zetec/3.0L Escape
    2001 2.0L SPI Escort
    2000-2001 5.4L/6.8L Excursion
    2000-2001 3.0L Lincoln LS
    2001 2.0L Zetec Escort ZX2

    NOTE: The following EXCEPTION 2001 VEHICLES should be serviced with SAE 5W-30 motor oil.

    Chart 2
    2001 2.5L Ranger
    2001 3.3L Villager
    2001 3.9L Lincoln LS
    2001 4.0L Ranger, Explorer/Mountaineer, Explorer Sport and Explorer Sport Trac
    2001 5.0L Explorer/Mountaineer

    NOTE: If a vehicle is not listed in this application, SAE 5W-30 oil is recommended.

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