living in panama i like to know if its ok to put sae50 non detergent engine oil on 1996 Ford Explorer

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?

by in Key West, FL on May 07, 2014
1 answer 3 comments
ANSWER by on May 07, 2014
I wouldn't run non-detergent oil. The engine temperature is regulated with the thermostat, and only recommended weather oils.
COMMENT by on May 07, 2014
thanks a lot. so i better use sae 20-50 ? regards mike
COMMENT by on May 07, 2014
It would be better, non detergent will cause build up.
COMMENT by on May 08, 2014
thanks . i ll stay away from sae 50 regards mike

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