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2016 Ford Explorer
2.3L 4-cyl Engine Code [H] 4-cyl Engine Code [H] 99H Turbo
280 bhp. @ 5600 rpm / Torque: 310 ft. lbs. @ 3000 rpm
16 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
2.3L - Inline 4-cyl (2300 cc) Code: 99H (Gasoline engine w/ Turbocharger)
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2016 Ford Trucks Explorer with engine code [H]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO19
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, PTU  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-140 [2]
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOQT)
  4. Rear Differential

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Use SAE 80W-90 meeting Ford specification WSP-M2C197-A
    [2] Use SAE 75W-140 synthetic rear axle lubricant. Motorcraft
    P/N XY-75W140-QL; Ford specification WSL-M2C192-A
    [3] Motorcraft DOT4 LV High Performance Brake Fluid P/N
    PM-20 or equivalent meeting WSS-M6C65-A2 or ISO 4925
    class 6.

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  5.4 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  11 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 6F35 Initial Fill  »  4 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed 6F35  »  8.5 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  1.1 liters
    Transfer Case, PTU  »  0.7 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  20 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 9 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 9 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EA15K51) [1]
    Oil Filter WIX 51348 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 46935 Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Replaces the Ea15k33, which will still work for this vehicle
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL 5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLF 5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEF 5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
AGL SEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
SVO 75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

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Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2015-06-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-45179
NHTSA Item Number:
10074795

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10074795 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-15A01
NHTSA Item Number:
10058720

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: 2016 ford explorer: tsb contains an owner's notification letter. Select document search button below. The sync 911 assist feature can't be activated using the procedure listed in the owner's manual due to improper configuration at the pl ( nhtsa item number - 10058720 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-08-01
Bulletin Number:
APU-15-A-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10074717

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10074717 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-10-01
Bulletin Number:
15-0156
NHTSA Item Number:
10074660

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10074660 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-05-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-16-0080
NHTSA Item Number:
10078962

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:seat heater/cooler.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 2015-2016 edge and 2016 explorer vehicles built on or before 2/12/2016 equipped with climate controlled seats may exhibit a lack of cooling performace from the front seat backrests. ( nhtsa item number - 10078962 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SSM-45853
NHTSA Item Number:
10079008

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger.

Service Bulletin Summary: 3. 5l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine may exhibit a malfunction indicator lamp (mil) with diagnostic trouble codes (dtc) p0327/p0332. ( nhtsa item number - 10079008 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-16-0093
NHTSA Item Number:
10081004

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 2016 f-150, expedition, navigator, transit, e ( nhtsa item number - 10081004 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-16-0090
NHTSA Item Number:
10081001

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 2016 explorer and mkx vehicles built on or be ( nhtsa item number - 10081001 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN
Model(s):
EXPLORER, FLEX, MKS, MKT, TAURUS
Year(s):
2015, 2016
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
15V464000
Recall Date:
July 24th, 2015
Units Affected:
7,165

Affected Component: Parking brake.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 ford taurus, ford flex, and lincoln mks vehicles manufactured may 4, 2015, to may 23, 2015, lincoln mkt vehicles manufactured may 4, 2015, to may 21, 2015, and 2015-2016 ford explorer vehicles manufactured may 4, 2015, to may 23, 2015. The affected vehicles have a parking brake that may not fully engage when applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 135, "light vehicle brake systems. ".

Conequence: If the parking brake does not fully engage and the transmission is left in a gear other than 'park' while on a slope, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the operation of the parking brake system, and if necessary, replace the parking brake control assembly, free of charge. The recall began on september 4, 2015. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15c07. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN
Model(s):
EXPLORER, MKS, TAURUS
Year(s):
2015, 2016
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
15V605000
Recall Date:
September 28th, 2015
Units Affected:
203

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly:mounting.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 ford taurus, lincoln mks, and 2016 ford explorer vehicles manufactured on july 24, 2015. During vehicle production, the fuel tank attachment bolts may not have been properly tightened. As a result, the fuel tank straps may fracture and the fuel tank could separate from the vehicle. .

Conequence: If the fuel tank separates from the vehicle, a fuel leak may occur, increasing the risk of a fire. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the fuel tank attachment bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on october 19, 2015. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15s26. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN
Model(s):
EXPLORER, MKC
Year(s):
2015, 2016
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
16V183000
Recall Date:
March 31st, 2016
Units Affected:
1,543

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 lincoln mkc vehicles manufactured november 25, 2013, to january 25, 2016, and 2016 ford explorer vehicles manufactured october 20, 2014, to january 28, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with 2. 3l gtdi engines and engine block heaters. These engine block heaters have elements that may overheat while plugged in. .

Conequence: Overheating of the engine block increase the risk of a fire. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine block heater, free of charge. Dealers will also inspect and replace the electrical cord, as necessary. The recall began on may 18, 2016. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16s14. Note: owners should not use the engine block heater until the vehicle has been remedied. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
4
Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
EXPLORER, F-150
Year(s):
2016
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
16V475000
Recall Date:
June 28th, 2016
Units Affected:
5,280

Affected Component: Seats:front assembly:recliner.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 ford explorer and f-150 vehicles equipped with a manual recline driver's seat. The seat back frame may have insufficient welds which may not meet the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) numbers 202, "head restraints" and 207, "seating systems. ".

Conequence: The seat back may not adequately restrain the occupant during a crash, increasing the risk of injury. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the seat back frame, free of charge. The recall begin on august 18, 2016. Owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 16c11. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
5
Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
EXPLORER
Year(s):
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
17E048000
Recall Date:
August 28th, 2017
Units Affected:
630

Affected Component: Suspension:rear | wheels:cap/cover/hub.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain wheel hub bearing assemblies, part number hb5z-1104-c, incorrectly listed as being for installation on the rear axles of 2011-2017 ford explorer 4x2 vehicles. These bearings assemblies were manufactured without a self retention feature, possibly resulting in the separation of the wheel or wheel end. .

Conequence: A loss of the wheel or wheel end can increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Ford will notify the distributors of the hubs specifying that they are to only be used on drive axles. It is believed that none of the hubs were purchased from ford dealers for the incorrect application. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
6
Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
EXPLORER, F-150
Year(s):
2016
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
17V767000
Recall Date:
November 29th, 2017
Units Affected:
177,264

Affected Component: Seats.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain 2016 f-150 and explorer vehicles. Loose power seat adjuster pivot bolts may cause the front seat cushions to detach and not properly restrain the seat occupant in the event of a crash. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash, a seat occupant that is not properly restrained has an increased risk of injury. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tightness of the power seat track upper pivot link bolt, either applying threadlocker or replacing the lift link and hardware, free of charge. Interim letters are expected to go out january 15, 2018. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17s40. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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