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another oil question

how much oil does it take?

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ALL powerstrokes hold 15 quarts with filter

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ALL powerstrokes hold 15 quarts with filter
Actually the 6.7 takes 13 quarts with filter.

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This is true on 6.7 but to me its not a powerstroke cause its a Ford diesel not navistar

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Powerstroke is a Ford trademark.

How sad is it that on a Powerstroke forum the word Powerstroke shows up a miss-spelling.

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Actually the 6.7 takes 13 quarts with filter.
Nevertheless, this is the 6.4 forum and the answer is 15 quarts.
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I would definitely reccomend only putting in 14 quarts AT FIRST, and THEN start it and let it run a sec.... then shut it off and let settle again before you check it. Its easier to add oil then to remove it if its over full. I did this, and mine was almost to the "MAX" line. I didnt add the last quart. I guess not all the oil gets drained out (even after letting it drain for 15 minutes).

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I would definitely reccomend only putting in 14 quarts AT FIRST, and THEN start it and let it run a sec.... then shut it off and let settle again before you check it. Its easier to add oil then to remove it if its over full. I did this, and mine was almost to the "MAX" line. I didnt add the last quart. I guess not all the oil gets drained out (even after letting it drain for 15 minutes).
Did you screw the filter cap off before you drained the oil?

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