Re: Ford F250 w/302 CI idiot type question
About all I can tell you is the "E9" means it's from a 1989 model year.
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> This is going to come across as if I don't know a thing......but here
> goes.......honest, I've got about 35 years experience with various
> shade tree rebuilds and engine pulls and such, I didn't think I was
> was this dense....maybe I'm getting old........
> Just bought this truck, had an oil leak, so I was never sure of the
> proper oil level.....sure, I looked at the dip stick, it was either a
> little low or a lot low, I just put a quart in to keep it from self
> destructing until I found the leak. Found it, Fixed it.....
> Then I drain the pan (all the way), pull the oil filter and put a new
> MotorCraft F1A on.
> Book says 6 quarts w/filter
> put in 5 quarts (yes, I' sure)
> start the truck,let the filter fill up, normal oil pressure, let it
> run about 30 seconds
> shut it off and check the level expecting about a quart low
> It shows about 3 quarts OVER........okay
> Start it again, let it run a few minutes to make dang sure the filter
> is full.....still about 3 quarts high.....or am I high?.....
> Do I have the wrong dip stick in this thing? Can't find a part number
> match with any searches. Number stamped on the dip stick is:
> E9TE-6750-CA M and it's got the good ol' Ford Logo all over it.
> If you work at Express Lube and you change my oil for me and put in
> what you know belongs in there and find that it shows 3 quarts over
> when your'e done, what do you do?
> Anybody out there got a 302 CI engine with a number on their dip
> Any help?