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Oil change intervals

Discussion in 'EcoBoost Engines' started by Coiled03, Sep 11, 2018.

  1. Coiled03

    Coiled03 Well-Known Member Premium Member Established Member

    Jun 25, 2004
    My 2018 F150 3.5L EB truck is coming up on 2K miles, so it got me to thinking, it might be time for an oil change soon.

    But, I looked at the owners' manual, and it says the first recommended change is at 10K miles! Can that be right? Is anyone actually following that schedule? If not, what interval are you guys going with?
  2. Ohio Snake

    Ohio Snake Well-Known Member Established Member

    Dec 15, 2013
    Galena, Ohio
    Depends on a few things. Synthetic designed for extended oil changes, filter and if you lease or own.

    If leasing, change when recommended by manufacturer.

    If owned,select a synthetic oil specifically capable of extended oil changes 10k-15k+ (Eg: Castrol, Mobil 1, Amsoil or OEM synthetic) and choose a filter good for extended oil drain filtration.

    Personally, I use Amsoil oil and filter and change when when indicated to do so. I changed the very first time at 3k.

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