Recent Topics
Friction Reduction Tested, low viscosity lubs
by wemay
11/25/17 01:54 AM
ASTM test / determining miscibility of motor oils
by wemay
11/25/17 12:42 AM
Mobile 1 0W40 19.98 @ amazon & Walmart
by Pajero
11/24/17 10:12 PM
German Scrabble Anyone?
by StevieC
11/24/17 09:40 PM
Remington?
by bigj_16
11/24/17 09:26 PM
Oil Filter Effect on Pressure
by bunnspecial
11/24/17 09:19 PM
Rotela T4 -> now without API SM ?
by Yannick
11/24/17 09:12 PM
Uh yeah, Pizza!
by StevieC
11/24/17 08:59 PM
MotorGuard M100 install on Triton V10
by A310
11/24/17 08:58 PM
Using cheaper filters at shorter intervals
by izz
11/24/17 08:56 PM
3" vs 4" casters
by JHZR2
11/24/17 07:26 PM
2001 4.6 misfire on one cylinder
by terry274
11/24/17 07:01 PM
Buying a house! Hard to find a non hoa area.
by motor_oil_madman
11/24/17 07:00 PM
Best Dextron Vl brand for overheating conditions
by 911Hunter
11/24/17 06:33 PM
Engine Damage from Starting Fluid?
by StevieC
11/24/17 05:50 PM
Opinions on bubble balancers.
by ram_man
11/24/17 05:41 PM
FYI: EPA on "Waste Oil"
by bunnspecial
11/24/17 05:39 PM
Small Hobby project :)
by maverickfhs
11/24/17 04:40 PM
Castrol (3 varieties) $2/qt, O'Reilly Auto
by D60
11/24/17 04:36 PM
F1 safety article
by Whitewolf
11/24/17 04:30 PM
Newest Members
BobStirratt, CajunLariat, knead2no, izz, Heema
63494 Registered Users
Who's Online
19 registered (Char Baby, billt460, 911Hunter, CapriRacer, Atesz792, ATex7239, 1 invisible), 785 Guests and 15 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
63494 Members
66 Forums
274272 Topics
4559176 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#2691023 - 07/21/12 05:45 PM What oil for mercury mountaineer
ckmarsh Offline


Registered: 01/30/11
Posts: 98
Loc: ohio
I am getting a 2005 mercury mountaineer AWD 4.6L 239 hp V8
what would be a good syn oil to use for this suv it dont have a owners manual

Top
#2691027 - 07/21/12 05:50 PM Re: What oil for mercury mountaineer [Re: ckmarsh]
Oregoonian Offline


Registered: 02/06/10
Posts: 2747
Loc: Bend, Oregon
How about.....M-1 0w30.....or 5w30.

I believe the manual recommends 5w30...but check the oil cap....it should state the oil recommended.
_________________________
03' Ford Focus SE(2.3L Duratec PZEV)/ 140K +
Pnz. Ultra 0w20 / Fram 'Ultra'/ OCI: 8000 +/-
ATF: Mercon V w/Lubegard Red


Top
#2691056 - 07/21/12 06:30 PM Re: What oil for mercury mountaineer [Re: ckmarsh]
TFB1 Offline


Registered: 09/03/10
Posts: 3496
Loc: VA
ALL Ford 4.6L are specked or back specked for 5W-20, that said I use 5W-30 M1 EP in both of my two valve SOHC...

Top
#2691061 - 07/21/12 06:34 PM Re: What oil for mercury mountaineer [Re: ckmarsh]
Sayjac Offline


Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 11694
Loc: The Old North State
Son owned an 05 Explorer 4.6L, spec'd 5w20, quite certain 05 Mountaineer 4.6L does too. OLM light went off every ~5k, not a true OLM. At 5k OCI's, most any 5w20 dino will handle that. MC Syn Blend is excellent but getting relatively pricey. I'd stick with any major's 5w20, QS, PYB, VWB, GTX, or MS5K. Add a MC FL820S oil filter and you should be good to go.

If you want to use a synthetic, QSUD is the best major's everyday value at Wally.

Owner's manual pdf can be found in the link. Pick an Owners Guide edition on the right side menu.

http://owner.ford.com/servlet/ContentSer...del=Mountaineer

Top
#2691066 - 07/21/12 06:46 PM Re: What oil for mercury mountaineer [Re: ckmarsh]
WMSmotorhead Offline


Registered: 05/15/11
Posts: 883
Loc: Cleveland OH USA
The factory suggestion IS Motorcraft 5w-20 on a 5000mi interval.

I use Mag1 5w-20... although the Motorcraft is good oil too. Any decent 5w-20 is good. 5w-30 if 5w-20 is not available.

Top
#2691072 - 07/21/12 06:51 PM Re: What oil for mercury mountaineer [Re: ckmarsh]
dave1251 Offline


Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 8404
Loc: Maricopa, AZ
If you are going by the factory recommended interval just use the lowest price conventional with a motorcraft oil filter. That is what I do for the modulars that I maintain.
_________________________
make the inside of your engine oil cap white.
don't use.

Top
#2691101 - 07/21/12 07:27 PM Re: What oil for mercury mountaineer [Re: dave1251]
ABerns Offline


Registered: 08/11/10
Posts: 427
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: dave1251
If you are going by the factory recommended interval just use the lowest price conventional with a motorcraft oil filter. That is what I do for the modulars that I maintain.


+1

Top
#2692081 - 07/22/12 07:42 PM Re: What oil for mercury mountaineer [Re: ckmarsh]
johnsmellsalot Offline


Registered: 07/02/11
Posts: 526
Loc: Texas
Use Motorcraft.
Originally Posted By: ckmarsh
I am getting a 2005 mercury mountaineer AWD 4.6L 239 hp V8
what would be a good syn oil to use for this suv it dont have a owners manual
_________________________
1999 Buick Century 180,000 miles (first car)
2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser 70,000 miles

Top
#2692311 - 07/22/12 10:42 PM Re: What oil for mercury mountaineer [Re: ckmarsh]
ckmarsh Offline


Registered: 01/30/11
Posts: 98
Loc: ohio
I get one case of any syn oil for free but it is a ford so Motorcraft should be fine just wont a good VI for winter use here in ohio.

Top