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Old 10-01-2009, 06:36 AM   #1
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What is the oil capacity on the Zetec?

in my owners manual it states somethign like 3.65 litres, but when I filled it yesterday with M1 synthetic, I've easily added over 4 litres?!?!?!

also, my Haynes says that the capacity is 4.5 litres?!?! why the descrepancy?

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Haynes put in (or you read in) liters instead of quarts.

The oil capacity should be 4.5 qts.
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Haynes put in (or you read in) liters instead of quarts.

The oil capacity should be 4.5 qts.
yes, but quarts = litres (they're close enough not to really matter)

or fill until full. different oil filters have different volumes.
but deffinatly over 4qts.
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wow, with a capacity like that and a good oil like Mobil 1 I should easily be able to push 20k mile OCI's!
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you're just a cheeky monkey aren't you!

thanks for the info tho :)
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you're just a cheeky monkey aren't you!

thanks for the info tho :)
Just bustin your balls mate!

But yes its 4.5 quarts

1 liter = 1.056688209 quart (US)
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