ford explorer 1996 4.0 engine. since its ALWAYS pretty hot over here in panama i was thinkin to put SAE 50 non detergent engine oil in. would that be ok?
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1996 Ford Explorer Question: living in panama i like to know if its ok to put sae50 non detergent engine oil
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (4173 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG May 07, 2014, 11:04Master
I wouldn't run non-detergent oil. The engine temperature is regulated with the thermostat, and only recommended weather oils.
Replycuccv, May 07, 2014, 11:22Rookie
thanks a lot. so i better use sae 20-50 ? regards mike
ReplyProfessorG, May 07, 2014, 14:29Master
It would be better, non detergent will cause build up.
Replycuccv, May 08, 2014, 14:26Rookie
thanks . i ll stay away from sae 50 regards mike