Ford Crown Victoria Oil Capacity & Transmission Fluid Capacity


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In the showrooms of official dealers, Crown Victoria stopped selling in 2008 – the full-size frame was rapidly losing its relevance for the common consumer. But the taxi drivers and especially the police – they held on to the proven model to the last – until 2011.

Owners of other vehicles equipped with the Ford Modular 4.6L V8 engine such as the Lincoln Town Car, Mercury Grand Marquis, Thunderbird, Mercury Cougar, F-150, Expedition, Explorer, Mustang, Rover 75, MG ZT-T, and MV-1 may also find these DIY oil change instructions to be helpful.

The items needed to complete this procedure include a floor jack, jack stands, a 16mm socket with ratcheting wrench, a funnel, a used oil catch container, a new oil filter, and 6 quarts of SAE 5W-20 oil.

How Much Oil Does a Ford Crown Victoria Take?

The 2011 Ford Crown Victoria with the 4.6L 8-cyl engine takes 6 quarts (with filter) of 5W-20 synthetic oil. A new oil filter and a crush washer are required.

 

1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Ford Crown Victoria oil capacity

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Recommended oil type Oil change interval
4.6L 8-cyl Engine [W] 6 quarts (5.7 liters) with filter 5W-20 8,000 km (5,000 miles) or 12 months
4.6L 8-cyl Engine [V] Flex 6 quarts (5.7 liters) with filter 5W-20 12,000 km (7,500 miles) or 6 months

Pull out the yellow-handled dipstick and check the engine oil level. Slowly pour in the last quart of SAE 5W-20 oil and repeatedly check the dipstick until the level reaches just below the upper metal dot.

You may not need to use all 6 quarts of new oil depending on how long you allowed the old oil to drain out.

Be sure to check the oil level on the dipstick several times over the next week and watch your driveway for oil spots that may indicate a leak from the oil drain bolt or filter. Record the mileage and oil change details in your service record book.

 

1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Ford Crown Victoria Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission Fluid Capacity Fluid Type
4 speed 4R70W automatic transmission Total Fill 13.2 litres (13.9 quarts)
Initial Fill 5 quarts (4.7 liters)
MA5
4 speed 4R75W automatic transmission Total Fill 13.2 litres (13.9 quarts)
Initial Fill 5 quarts (4.7 liters)
MA5
4 speed 4R75E automatic transmission Total Fill 13.2 litres (13.9 quarts)
Initial Fill 5 quarts (4.7 liters)
MLV

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Dan Hoffman

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4 thoughts on “Ford Crown Victoria Oil Capacity & Transmission Fluid Capacity

  1. Morris Clement says:

    I have a 07 police interceptor with a 155,600 miles how many quarts oil 5 or 6

    1. Dan Hoffman says:

      Hi!
      It’s 6.0 quarts (5.7L) of 5W-20

  2. Larry Vaughn says:

    2010 CVPI. WalMart changed the oil, I checked the level 5 miles later. Very dirty oil. I was charged for 5 quarts. They suck out the oil through the dipstick. Should take 6. What’s up with the dirty oil and only 5 quarts?

    1. Dan Hoffman says:

      Hi there!
      Crown Vic takes 6 quarts of 5W-20 oil (with filter).
      Dirty Oil?
      1) They must not have drained all the oil.
      2) Do you use 5W-20 oil? Wrong Viscosity + frequent overheating = “dirty” oil.
      3) The wear of the piston group. Some of the unburned fuel enters the cylinder and piston clearance and mixes with the oil.

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