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I got an 02 f250 with 179,000 miles on it and getting ready to do an oil change can I get some recommendations on what type of oil to use?
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I've been using Motorcraft 15W-40. I get it @ Walmart - Comes in 5qt jugs so no hassling with 1qt bottles. I use a Motorcraft Filter (FL-1995 for a 7.3L).

Some folks recommend going to 5W-40 oil in the winter for easier starts. How cold does it get in Ohio?


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Are you talking Motor Oil or oil for your front and rear end? If you servicing your front end the manual calls for 75/90W and the rear calls for 75/140W Synthetic Rear Axle Lubricant I have been using Red Line oil and have had great luck with their products
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