Modern cars and also trucks need less maintenance than the vehicles of 25 year ago, but they tho need fluid changes, checks, and also adjustments. Girlfriend no longer need to carry out a tune-up every 6 months or readjust the oil every 3 months, but regular service and also inspections space still crucial to her vehicle’s longevity. What adheres to is our quick reference guide for the 10th generation 1997-2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck, F-150 based light duty 1997-1998 Ford F-250 (non-Super Duty), and 1997-2006 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator.

Most of these recommended program maintenance tasks you have the right to do yourself at home for practically no money, with simply a couple of tools and a small time. If you need guidance, or step by action instructions, inspect out our OnDemand video tutorials, or acquire the online manual, or our traditional printed manual.

Oil Change

Engine Oil Type 5W-30 (1997-99) 5W-20 (2000-newer)Engine Oil Capacity 6.0 quarts (1997-2004) 7.0 quarts (2005-newer)Oil drain Plug Torque 96-144 in-lbs(1997-2006)

Transmission liquid Change

Transmission liquid Type Mercon ATF(E4OD, 4R100, manual) Mercon V ATF (4R70W, 4R70E, 4R75E) Mercon SP STF (6HP26, 6R75) Mercon LV ATF (6R80)Transmission liquid Capacity 6-7.5 quarts (E4OD, 4R100)(with filter/fluid change) 4.5-5 quarts (4R70W, 4R70E, 4R75E) 5 quarts (6HP26) about 7 quarts (6R75, 6R80)Transmission liquid Capacity 15.9/16.4 quarts (E4OD 2WD/4WD)(total consisting of converter) 13.9 quarts (4R70W, 4R70E, 4R75E) 17.1/17.7 quarts (4R100 F150 2WD/4WD) 15.9/16.4 quarts (4R100 Expedition/Navigator 2WD/4WD 9.5 quarts (6HP26) 11 quarts (6R75) 13.0 quarts (6R80) 3.75 quarts (manual)Transmission drainpipe Plug Torque 18 ft-lbs (4R100) 71 in-lbs (6HP26) 30-43 ft-lbs (manual)Transmission Check/Fill Plug torque 26 ft-lbs (E4OD, 4R70W, 4R100)

Transmission Pan Bolts Torque 108-132 in-lbs

Torque Converter drainpipe Plug Torque 22 ft-lbs (E4OD, 4R70W) 19 ft-lbs (4R100)

Transfer case Fluid Change

Transfer case Fluid Type Mercon ATF (1997-2006) Transfer instance Capacity 2.0 pints (1997-2006)) Transfer situation Drain Plug Torque 80-203 in-lbs (1997-2002) 132 in-lbs (2003-up)

Differential Oil Change

Differential Oil Type 75W-90 GL-5 equipment oil (front 1997-2006) 75W-140 GL-5 man-made gear oil (rear 1997-2006) -plus 4 oz Ford XL-3 friction comprehensive (8.8" and also 9.75" axles) -plus 8 oz Ford XL-3 friction comprehensive (10.25" axle)Differential Oil Capacity 3.6 pints (front) 5.5-6.9 pints (F-150) 7.8 pints (F-250) 5.7 pints (1997-2003 Expedition/Navigator) 4.5 pints (2004-up Expedition/Navigator)Differential drain Plug Torque 15-22 ft-lbs (front) 15-30 ft-lbs (rear)Differential cover Bolts Torque 20-27 ft-lbs (front) 28-38 ft-lbs (1997-2002 rear) 24 ft-lbs (2003-up rear)

Cooling mechanism Flush and Fill

Coolant Type Motorcraft Premium (green) or Premium yellow (yellow) coolant combined 50/50 with water (match color currently installed) Cooling system Capacity 15.7-20.1 quarts (V6 F-150) 17.9-23.9 quarts (1997-2003 V8) 18.0-20.8 quarts (2004-2006 V8)

Other Miscellaneous liquid Types

Power Steering Fluid Mercon auto transmission liquid (1997-2005) Mercon V auto transmission fluid (2006-later)Brake Fluid dot 3 brake fluidClutch Fluid period 3 brake fluid

Other various Torque Specs

Wheel Lug Nuts 100 ft-lbs (12mm wheel studs) 150 ft-lbs (14mm wheel studs)Brake Caliper Bolts 21-26 ft-lbs (1997-2002 front)(front) 21-26 ft-lbs (2003 F-150 and also F-250 front) 41 ft-lbs (2003-2006 Expedition/Navigator front)(rear) 20 ft-lbs (1997-2002 rear) 20 ft-lbs (2003 F-150 and also F-250 rear) 26 ft-lbs (2003-2006 Expedition/Navigator rear) Caliper bracket Bolts 136 ft-lbs (1997-2002 front)(front) 136 ft-lbs (2003 F-150 and F-250 front) 148 ft-lbs (2003-2006 Expedition/Navigator front)(rear) 80 ft-lbs (1997-2003 F-150 and also F-250 rear) 70 ft-lbs (1997 Expedition/Navigator rear) 40 ft-lbs (1998-2002 Expedition/Navigator rear) 140 ft-lbs (2003-2006 Expedition/Navigator rear)