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Ford Escape 2020-2024 Service Manual / Powertrain / Engine / Engine / General Procedures - Engine Oil Draining and Filling

Ford Escape: Engine / General Procedures - Engine Oil Draining and Filling

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Oil Drain Equipment


  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
    Refer to: Jacking and Lifting - Overview (100-02 Jacking and Lifting, Description and Operation).
  1. Remove the fasteners and the undershield.
    • Remove the oil pan drain plug and drain the engine oil.
      Use the General Equipment: Oil Drain Equipment
    • Install the oil drain plug.
      Torque: 21 lb.ft (28 Nm)
  1. Remove and discard the engine oil filter.
    Use the General Equipment: Oil Drain Equipment


  1. Install a new oil filter.
    Torque: 133 (15 Nm)
  1. Install the underbody shield and fasteners.
  1. Fill the engine with clean engine oil.
    Refer to: Specifications (303-01C Engine, Specifications).

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