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Old 08-25-2004, 10:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Autozone specs say that my vulcan needs 5.5 Qts? Its a 96 GL with a vulcan (Engine VIN:U)


For your 1996 FORD TAURUS:

SPEC-FLUID-TYPE/WT ? API SERVICE CLASSIFICATION "GF-2"


WEIGHT = * RECOMMENDED FOR ALL TEMPERATURES * 5W-30

OIL (CRANKCASE) CAPACITY 5 1/2 QUARTS INCLUDING FILTER

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Old 08-25-2004, 10:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
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my 2000 Vulcan takes 5 quarts + just a little bit to get it to the full mark.
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Old 08-25-2004, 11:15 AM   #3 (permalink)
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hmm 5.5 qts

5 used to fill mine up always even with filter change.. residual oil accounts for the remaining .5 may be
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I thought Vulcan gets 4.5 w/filter . If I am not mistaken , there is a sticker in the engine compartment to state that.

I check mine tonight again but putting extra oil messes up cam sensor.
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The book says 4.5, but I put in 5.5 to put it to the full mark. I just put in 6 quarts at the oil change and haven't had any problems (although I am not advocating that you do this)
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Old 08-25-2004, 02:36 PM   #6 (permalink)
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.5 more is not a problem I guess esp for older engines
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My 1996 Sable with Vulcan was 4.5 qts with filter, asper manual. This brought it up to the full mark.
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I've changed oil on a lot of vulcans at work and all of them took 5 quarts to put them at the full mark even thought the book says 4.5 quarts.
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Hey guys - Ever think that the dipstick on your cars is not accurate? If the manual calls for 4.5, I would put in 4.5. Ford is notorious for dipsticks that are inaccurate. My 99 duratec calls for 5.5 and that is what it gets.
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my duratec calls for 5.5....and 5.5 fills it perfect

5 quarts in my grandmas 98 vulcan did it just fine
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