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  1. Can I just top it up with some oil? RE: "Change engine oil soon"

    Mustang EcoBoost Discussions
    Hi, new Mustang Owner here, I saw this message recently, Change engine oil soon in the short term can I not just buy some standard engine oil and top it up? I ask because I have 2 x 5 hour drives ahead of me this next week before I will get a chance to properly service it myself.
  2. Oil Weight 5W30 5W40 5W50

    Mustang EcoBoost Maintenance
    In my owners manual for the 18 Eco Auto it states that for track days you should drain the oil and put 5w50 in for extreme use then swap back to 5w30 for road use. My question is if you like to romp on your eco pretty decently wouldn't just running 5w40 full syn be a great middle road for...
  3. Direct Injection, Catch Cans, & Oil Changes

    Mustang EcoBoost Maintenance
    Hi all, I'd like to get your opinion, on what the proper solution for DI engines are, when it comes to carbon buildup on the back of the valves. For those unaware of the phenomenon, please google "direct injection vs port injection", "oil catch can purpose", "primary crankcase ventilation", and...
  4. When should I get first oil change?

    Mustang EcoBoost Maintenance
    I bought my 2017 ecoboost in May, and since then I've driven a little over 4500 miles. I originally thought it was best to change the oil at 5000 miles, however there's a sticker inside the car saying the first service should be at 7500 miles. A representative at my ford dealership also said...
  5. Article: Here's Why You Don't Buy Bargain Basement Oil

    Mustang EcoBoost Maintenance
    Discuss: This popped back up in my FB feed. I've seen it before.
  6. 2015 Ecoboost premium mustang oil change and maintenence

    Mustang EcoBoost Maintenance
    Hey guys, Just got a ecoboost premium in august, and the dealership said Im due for a maintence for oil change and tire rotations. Thing is, this car is a weekend driver car for me and only has 720 miles and the intelligent oil monitor says im at 61% health with the oil and everythings okay. It...