Re: 2005 Ford Escape Oil Pan
I wouldn't expect any oil pan to be cast iron, but perhaps steel
like other cars that I have owned.
On Mon, 25 Apr 2005 01:41:24 GMT, "Jeff" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>"msterspy" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Today I was looking underneath my Escape: I noticed that the oil
>> filter is accesible but the oil pan appears to be a cast aluminum (or
>> maybe white metal)? Am I looking at this right or should I take
>> another more careful look. I wouldn't have expected an aluminum oil
>You probably have the V6 which is all aluminuim. If you search oil pan +
>duratec, most of the sites seem to indicate that the oil pan is a structural
>oil pan made out of cast aluminum.
>Funny, considering that the engine is all aluminum, I would have expected
>the oil pan to be aluminum too.
>Just out of curiosity, why did you expect the oil pan to be cast iron?