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02-05-2010 09:09 AM
focusmaniaczx3 oh god here we go again
02-05-2010 07:20 AM
Originally Posted by alyupe11 View Post
Amsoil Synthetic 0w-30 signature oil, Filter Amsoill # EA035, Trans oil Amsoils 5w-40 European oil. I did this complete change out 02/02/0...What a difference in the transmission...silky smooth.
I also use Amsoil. I also use it in my circle track car. since I changed over to Amsoil I gained 3ths of a second so I would say it was the is what Amsoil recomends for you car.

2003 FORD FOCUS 2.0L 4-cyl Engine Code [5]
Engine Oil
Grade 1......API*
Signature Series 0W-30 100% Synthetic Motor Oil (SSOQT)
SAE 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil (ASLQT)
XL 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil (XLFQT)
All TEMPS......5W-30
Manual Transmission,6-SPD MT285......SLF [1]
AMSOIL European Car Formula 100% Synthetic 5W-40 Motor Oil (AFLQT)
SAE 10W-40 Synthetic High Performance Motor Oil (AMOQT)
SAE 15W-40 Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel and Marine Motor Oil (AMEQT)
Power Steering Fluid......MA5
Synthetic Universal Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATFQT)
Brake Fluid......HB
AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN)
Clutch Fluid......

[1] spec. WSD-M2C200-C.
Manual transmission fluid formulated to meet

Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EAO35)
Oil Filter WIX 51315 Oil Filter
Air Filter WIX 42524 Air Filter
Cabin Air Filter WIX 24808 Cabin Air Filter
Fuel Filter P551772 Fuel Filter
Transmission Filter


[1] DOHC

Blade Class Driver Passenger Rear
ExactFit T221 T191 T151 [1]
ExactFit T101 [2]
NeoForm T16220 T16190 T16140 [1]
Winter T37225 T37190 T37150 [1]

[1] Hatchback
[2] Station Wagon

0 Fittings, 0 Plugs

Engine, with filter..........4.5 quarts [1]
Cooling System, Initial Fill..........6.2 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Manual Transmission, 6-SPD MT285..........4.3 pints

[1] After refill check oil level.

Oil Drain Plug.....18 ft/lbs
Manual Transmission MTX-75
Fill Plug 33 ft/lbs
Drain Plug 33 ft/lbs
02-04-2010 05:16 PM
Street K&N filter and Quaker state full syn 5w20 in my zx3
02-04-2010 04:58 PM
WD40 ^^^It is the correct filter...mentioned just above your post.
I used that same Napa filter the one time that I couldn't find a WIX in stock anywhere.
02-04-2010 04:33 PM
6SPD_soul Call a different Napa store and ask them to look it up. Odds are good it's the correct one. Other parts stores can usually cross reference parts numbers from all sorts of manufacturers and tell you if the Napa one is right for the SVT.
02-04-2010 04:25 PM
WD40 If you got the NAPA filter (1315) you're good to go.
^^^It's actually made by WIX and cross references to the WIX 51315, which is what I've used exclusively since the first oil change.

Now...on that 5W20...
Take it back and exchange it for 5W30 which is what your car (SVT) requires.

You should have an SVT Owners Manual Supplement (which lists the oil and filter) to go along with the reqular fOCUS Owners Manual.
If not, you can download a PDF here:
^^^Note. In 2004 the oil filter spec was superceded with the FL-2005, however they are awful hard to find now.
The WIX (listed earlier) matches the FL-2005 specs perfectly, which is why I (and several others on this forum) use it.

As far as transmission fluid, see here:
How-To: Getrag Transmission Fluid Flush
getrag fluid poll, what you usin?
02-04-2010 04:23 PM
dirtbrown ^compare it too the old one
02-04-2010 02:49 PM
5SPOKEDSVT how do i know if I have the right oil filter (right size or kind).
02-04-2010 09:50 AM
drosado15 I just posted this in another thread but it never gets old

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02-04-2010 09:47 AM
duratec20 I use Castrol GTX 5w30 and Fram extra guard oil filter.
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