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Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles #4636011
01/15/18 05:54 PM
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53' Stude Offline OP
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Good evening folks. This factory filter was off friends 2018 Escape with 2.0 engine. Put magnatec 5w30 and WIX filter on. First time I EVER saw WIX made Ford factory filter.

Enjoy the pics









Last edited by car51; 01/15/18 05:55 PM.

09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4636017
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I'm sure it worked fine but a FL910S sure looks better. Just buy a WIX or NAPA Gold.

Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: gotnogunk] #4636019
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Originally Posted By: gotnogunk
I'm sure it worked fine but a FL910S sure looks better. Just buy a WIX or NAPA Gold.


I have cut open many MC 910s and have never seen one with twisted media.


2007 Ford Fusion 235,000 miles
M1 0-20 EP
2017 Ford Fusion 61K
M1 0-20 EP
10,000 mile OCIs on both engines
M1 ATF and Valvoline LV
M1 10-30 in all OPE
MC filters

Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4636025
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53' Stude Offline OP
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Not twisted, it's wavy tig1

Winter will affect a filter also


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4636036
01/15/18 06:22 PM
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Picture 6 looks twisted to me. Starrt at the top and follow the fin to the bottom. Obvious offset.

Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4636039
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Interesting! Makes me wonder if Ford may be changing over to WIX as a supplier.


2013 KIA Optima EX 2.4L. Now: QSUD 5W30 & STP S2808ML
2017 Ford Escape SE 2.0T Now: Mobil 1 5W30 & NAPA Gold 1348
Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: MParr] #4636051
01/15/18 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted By: MParr
Interesting! Makes me wonder if Ford may be changing over to WIX as a supplier.


Guess folks can't tell wavy from twisted. What a joke

MParr: good question


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4636073
01/15/18 06:53 PM
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To the best of my knowledge the filters installed at the engine assembly line aren't tied to the aftermarket service replacement line of MC filters. The assembly line contract is probably sourced from a bid for product flow a specific length of contract. Just a guess.


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Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4636076
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I thought most OEMs used a unique, not available for retail purchase oil filter in new cars to have one more way of ensuring the owner actually changed the oil and filter at least once. So what comes off a new Ford engine may not necessarily be a MotorCraft.

Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4636079
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Car51
Notice the last two letters (BA). This is a new series, the old suffix letters were AA. Plug the old part # (9W7E-6714-AA) in and Mann W-7015 comes up.


2013 KIA Optima EX 2.4L. Now: QSUD 5W30 & STP S2808ML
2017 Ford Escape SE 2.0T Now: Mobil 1 5W30 & NAPA Gold 1348
Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: MParr] #4636099
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I thought Purolator owns Wix


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Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: Dallas69] #4636133
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MANN+Hummel own both Purolator and WIX.


2013 KIA Optima EX 2.4L. Now: QSUD 5W30 & STP S2808ML
2017 Ford Escape SE 2.0T Now: Mobil 1 5W30 & NAPA Gold 1348
Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4636135
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That is the exact filter that came off a 16 Land Rover Evoque with the 2.0t as well, she only went 13k on her first oil change.


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Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: MParr] #4636137
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Originally Posted By: MParr
Interesting! Makes me wonder if Ford may be changing over to WIX as a supplier.


I hope so ... but it would still be M+H so might not change anything in terms of quality.

Re: Ford escape factory filter CUT OPEN, 5,000 miles [Re: 53' Stude] #4636170
01/15/18 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted By: car51
Originally Posted By: MParr
Interesting! Makes me wonder if Ford may be changing over to WIX as a supplier.


Guess folks can't tell wavy from twisted. What a joke

MParr: good question


LOL! Play on words. Same difference. I hope Ford isn't changing over to WIX if the media is going to be twisted like that in the FL 910.


2007 Ford Fusion 235,000 miles
M1 0-20 EP
2017 Ford Fusion 61K
M1 0-20 EP
10,000 mile OCIs on both engines
M1 ATF and Valvoline LV
M1 10-30 in all OPE
MC filters

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