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Old 10-29-2012, 11:24 AM   #147
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Originally Posted by dutd33 View Post
I live in moderate temperatures, so no extremes. I guess my real question would be is it OK if I'm going to use conventional oil and not the Motocraft Synthetic Blend or full synthetic. My odometer is still reading 755 kms. Should I just bring it to the dealership and do a full synthetic?
I wouldn't recommend using conventional oil in this engine unless you're planning on changing it every 3000 miles or less, even the motorcraft semi-synthetic 5w20 is generally considered better than this, but if you want to use conventional oil make sure it meets the requirements listed by Ford, or any issues you have with the engine due to oiling won't be covered by the warranty.
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