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2015 Ford Flex
3.5L 6-cyl Engine Code [8] Engine Code [8]
287 bhp. @ 6500 rpm / Torque: 254 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
3.5L - V 6-cyl Code: 998 (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.3:1

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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 (2015 Ford Flex with engine code [8]) 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  »  SEO18
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, PTU  »  GL-5

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

    Differential, Rear AWD  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90 [1]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)
  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  »  5.7 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  12.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 6F50 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, 6F55 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed 6F50  »  10.3 liters
    6 speed 6F55  »  11 liters
    Differential, AWD Rear  »  1.1 liters
    Transfer Case, PTU  »  0.5 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 15 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 9 ft/lbs

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

  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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ALM 5W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ALM)

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...
XLM 5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

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...
OEM 5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

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

Distance:
8,000 miles (12,800 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
8,000 miles (12,800 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
16,000 miles (25,600 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
CV joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Constant velocity joints, which are located on either end of the drive axles and transmit engine power while enabling full steering and suspension movement. Black accordion boots cover and protect these joints and hold lubricant.
Distance:
16,000 miles (25,600 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
16,000 miles (25,600 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension, front
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics.
Distance:
16,000 miles (25,600 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Brake linings
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction, heat-resistant material that is attached to the brake shoes in a rear drum brake system.
Distance:
24,000 miles (38,400 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
CV joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Constant velocity joints, which are located on either end of the drive axles and transmit engine power while enabling full steering and suspension movement. Black accordion boots cover and protect these joints and hold lubricant.
Distance:
32,000 miles (51,200 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
32,000 miles (51,200 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Ignition cables
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap to the spark plug.
Distance:
64,000 miles (102,400 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
96,000 miles (153,600 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
96,000 miles (153,600 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.6
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
104,000 miles (166,400 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
1.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2015-07-01
Bulletin Number:
44863
NHTSA Item Number:
10057834

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: no service action is recommended for this condition. Please use at your discretion. Various 2010-2015 vehicles may experience a turbulence noise, similar to an helicopter noise, at highway speeds when the rear door window(s) or sunroo ( nhtsa item number - 10057834 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SSM-45815
NHTSA Item Number:
10078988

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Air conditioning (a/c) inoperative - diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0645 ( nhtsa item number - 10078988 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SSM-45821
NHTSA Item Number:
10078990

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Siri eyes free functional issues using bluetooth and apple ios 9. 2 and 9. 2. 1 ( nhtsa item number - 10078990 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
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):
FLEX, MKS, MKT, TAURUS, TAURUS POLICE INTERCEPTOR
Year(s):
2013, 2014, 2015
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
16V621000
Recall Date:
August 25th, 2016
Units Affected:
77,502

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 ford taurus, ford flex, lincoln mks and lincoln mkt vehicles equipped with 3. 5l gtdi ecoboost engines and 2013-2015 ford taurus police interceptor vehicles. A component within the fuel pump electric module (pem) may overheat causing a loss of electrical power to the fuel pump. .

Conequence: A loss of power to the fuel pump will cause the engine to stall or prevent the vehicle from starting, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel pem part number and replace the fuel pem, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on december 1, 2016. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16s31. .

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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