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Ford Edge EcoBoost Engine Oil Change Guide
How to change the motor oil and replace the filter in a 2015 to 2019 Ford Edge with the EcoBoost 2.0L I4 engine.

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2017 Edge 2.0L Turbo I4
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Dipstick & Oil Filler Cap
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Twist Off Counterclockwise
This automotive maintenance tutorial was specifically written to assist owners of the second generation 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and perhaps also the revised 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 model years of the Ford Edge SUV in changing the motor oil and replacing the oil filter on the EcoBoost 2.0 liter turbo inline four cylinder engine.

Owners of other Ford and Lincoln vehicles such as the Escape, Expedition, EcoSport, Flex, Explorer, Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, Mustang, Taurus, Ranger, Transit Connect, F-150, Endura, C-Max, Kuga, Mondeo, MKZ, Navigator, Aviator, Nautilus and Continental may also find these DIY instructions to be helpful.

A few compatible replacement oil filters with their part numbers include the following: Bosch 3330, Fram PH3614, Wix 51348, Purolator PL10241, Motorcraft FL-910S, Royal Purple 10-2835, Mobil 1 M1-102 and Ford BE8Z-6731-AB.

The EcoBoost 2.0 liter turbocharged inline four cylinder engine's total capacity specification for an oil change with a filter replacement is 5.7 U.S. quarts (or 5.4 Liters) of SAE 5W-30 oil.

The tools and other items needed to complete this procedure include a floor jack, two jack stands, a 7mm socket with a 1/4" drive ratchet, a 15mm socket with a 3/8" drive ratchet, a used oil catch container, an automotive funnel, a Lisle 63600 oil filter wrench (optional) and 6 U.S. quarts of new oil.

Note - To remove the under engine cover or "skid plate" on earlier model years, you may need a Torx T30 star bit screwdriver instead of a 7mm socket.

The first steps are to warm up the engine for a few minutes, park the SUV on a level surface, turn off the ignition and shift the transmission into park.

Warming up the engine will help suspend any contaminants within the old oil and also allow the old oil to drain out more quickly.

Engage the emergency / parking brake and place wheel chocks on both sides of the rear tires to prevent the vehicle from moving.

The next steps are to open the hood, twist off the oil filler cap in the counterclockwise direction and partially remove the oil dipstick an inch or two.



 

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Lift Up Dipstick Handle
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Raise Front of SUV
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Under Engine Cover
Removing the oil fill cap and partially removing the dipstick will help prevent a vacuum from forming and also allow the old oil to drain out more quickly.

Carefully raise the front of the vehicle with the floor jack and securely support it with at least two jack stands.

Please do not solely rely on the floor jack to support the SUV.

Slide under the front of the car with the 7mm socket, a 1/4" drive ratchet and a plastic pry bar tool or a flat head screwdriver.

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Loosen Counterclockwise
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Removing Screws
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Front Driver Side
There should be eleven (11) screws on the black under engine cover or "skid plate".

Some of the screws were missing on this 2017 Edge.

Remove the screws by turning them in the counterclockwise direction with the 7mm socket and a 1/4" drive ratchet.

Set the screws aside in a safe place.

If you have en earlier model year Edge, you may need a Torx T-30 star bit screwdriver instead of a 7mm socket.

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Release Plastic Fastener
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Release 2nd Fastener
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Lower Skid Plate
There are also two black plastic fasteners on the under engine cover with one located at the front driver side corner and the other at the front passenger side corner.

Use the plastic pry bar tool or a flat head screwdriver to gently pry out the smaller rectangular center part of the fasteners to release them.

Lower the cover and slide it out of the way.

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Black Metal Screws
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Should Be 11 Screws Total
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Oil Pan, Drain Bolt & Filter
Once the cover is out of the way, you'll be able to see the silver metal pan.

The oil drain bolt is located at the rear edge of the oil pan.

The oil filter is located in front of the oil pan.

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Oil Drain Bolt - Rear Edge
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Oil Filter - Front of Pan
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Loosen Counterclockwise
Slide the used oil catch container to just below the oil drain bolt.

Loosen the oil drain bolt by turning it in the counterclockwise direction with the 15mm socket and a 3/8" drive ratchet.

Be careful when you remove the oil drain bolt.

The old oil might still be hot enough to burn your fingers depending on how long you warmed up the engine.

Spin out the oil drain bolt the last few turns by hand.

Allow the old oil to drain out for at least a few minutes or until the flow slows down to just an occasional drip.

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Draining Out Old Oil
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Replace Oil Drain Bolt
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Slide Basin Forward
Inspect the washer or "gasket" on the oil drain bolt and replace it if necessary.

Clean off the oil drain hole with a paper towel.

Spin in the oil drain bolt a few turns by hand in the clockwise direction to prevent it from becoming cross threaded.

Tighten the oil drain bolt in the clockwise direction with the 15mm socket and a 3/8" drive ratchet to just past hand tight.

It would be best to use a torque wrench to tighten the drain bolt to the service manual specification of 21 lb-ft of torque (or 28 N-m).

Carefully slide the used oil catch basin forward to just below the old oil filter.



 

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Spin Off Old Oil Filter
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Dip Finger In New Oil
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Lubricate Rubber O-Ring
Spin off the old oil filter by turning it in the counterclockwise direction.

If you trouble removing a stubborn or stuck old oil filter that was over tightened, use a Lisle 63600 oil filter wrench.

Dip your pinky finger into some new oil and lubricate the rubber o-ring gasket on the new oil filter.

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Oil Filter Wrench
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Twist Off Counterclockwise
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Drain Out Old Oil
Lubricating the rubber o-ring will help it form a better seal, prevent oil leaks and also make it easier to remove the filter during the next oil change.

Allow the old oil to drain out from the filter receptacle for at least a few minutes.

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Spin On New Oil Filter
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Line Up Skid Plate
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Re-Insert Two Plastic Clips
Make sure that the rubber o-ring gasket from the old oil filter is not still attached to the engine.

Carefully spin on the new oil filter in the clockwise direction.

Tighten it to about 1/4 to 1/3 turn past finger tight.

Do not over tighten the new filter.

Over tightening the filter may cause damage to the rubber o-ring which could result in an oil leak.

Double check that the oil drain bolt and filter are tight before moving on to the next steps.

Line up the skid plate with the underside of the engine bay.

Make sure the two black plastic fasteners are in the released position with the smaller rectangles fully extended out.

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Replace Screws
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Lower SUV From Stands
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Pour In New Oil
Pop in the two black plastic fasteners and replace the screws by turning them in the clockwise direction until they are snug.

Carefully lower the SUV from the jack stands by using the floor jack.

The EcoBoost 2.0L Turbocharged I4 engine's total capacity specification for an oil change with a filter replacement is 5.7 U.S. quarts (or 5.4 liters) of SAE 5W-30 oil.

(If your Edge is equipped with the EcoBoost 2.7L turbocharged engine or the Duratec 35 3.5L V6 engine, the oil capacity is 6.0 U.S. quarts or 5.7 liters.)

Insert the automotive funnel into the oil filler port.

It is much better to run an engine with less oil than necessary than to overfill it. Running an engine that has been over filled may lead to sluggish performance, damage to seals, gaskets or other components.

I recommend only pouring in about 5 to 5.25 U.S. quarts of oil at first of the 5.7 quarts total capacity.

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Replace Oil Filler Cap
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Re-Insert Oil Dipstick
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Check Oil Level
Temporarily replace the oil filler cap by turning it in the clockwise direction and push the dipstick down into place.

Start the engine and allow it to run for at least a minute or two to distribute the new oil.

Turn off the ignition and allow the new oil to drain back down to the oil pan for at least five to ten minutes.

Pull out the dipstick, wipe it clean with a paper towel, fully re-insert it and then pull it out again to check the oil level.

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Add Some More Oil
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Replace Dipstick
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Oil Change Complete
The upper hole in the tip of the metal dipstick indicates the "FULL" or "MAX" (maximum) line.

If necessary, slowly pour in more of the oil and repeatedly check the level on the dipstick until it reaches the upper metal hole in tip of the dipstick.

You may not need to pour in the entire 5.7 quarts of new oil in order to reach the "MAX" line.

Replace the dipstick and tighten the oil fill cap in the clockwise direction until it is snug.

To reset the intelligent oil life monitor (or "meter"), follow these steps: 1. Use the information display on the steering wheel to choose the "Settings" menu option. 2. Choose "Vehicle". 3. Choose "Oil Life". 4. Press and hold the "OK" button to reset the oil life meter to 100% remaining life. You should see "Reset Successful" on the LCD screen.

Be sure to write down the oil change mileage in your vehicle's service records.

It would also be a good idea to check your driveway, garage or parking spot for drops of fresh oil during the next few days since they could indicate a loose oil drain plug or a loose oil filter.

Please check out all of my 2015-2019 Ford Edge DIY Repair & Maintenance Guides.
 

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