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Old 09-24-2009, 11:25 AM
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Is it okay to run motorcraft 5w 30 full synthetic in a 2002 ranger 4.0L?
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Old 09-24-2009, 11:29 AM
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dont see why not
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Old 09-24-2009, 02:14 PM
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Yes. Why would you have any doubts that it wouldn't be okay?
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Old 09-24-2009, 09:22 PM
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when i took it in for service the dealership was drilling me with questions of why i was running a full synthetic in it?
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Old 09-24-2009, 09:46 PM
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My 02 4.0, says 5W-30 only on the oil cap, and the owners manual states 5W-30, the warranty would be void if you used another weight oil.
I ran the break in oil for 500 miles, drined it and ran a name brand for the 9500 miles, then went to synthetic.
I you go to synthetic, you can't go back unless you rebuild the engin.

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Old 09-24-2009, 09:46 PM
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no worries man all benefits with that oil
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Old 09-25-2009, 05:02 AM
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I you go to synthetic, you can't go back unless you rebuild the engin.

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Absolutely not true.
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Old 09-25-2009, 07:46 AM
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yeah, why would you have to rebuild? just have to do a couple of oil changes...
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Old 09-25-2009, 08:32 AM
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Absolutely not true.
Agreed.
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Old 09-25-2009, 09:38 AM
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lol thats funny
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Old 09-27-2009, 07:20 AM
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Best suggestion: go to synthetic for 2 oil changes then go back to conventional oil. It won't hurt anything, just going to rattle a little in the lifters for the rest of it's life.
Try it and find out for your selves, others have.

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Old 09-27-2009, 07:24 AM
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All I know is I have personally switched back and forth before and I've never had any problems....
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ya ive swtiched more than a couple times because the advance auto parts by my house NEVER has the right oil, my engine is running great
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