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I am worderin when for sure does my explorer need an oil change every 3000 or 5000 miles i have been waitin til it shows me how much oil life it has be4 i change it should i wait 4 that or not i didnt get an ownersbook thats y

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for non-synthetic conventional oil- change interval should be every 3000 miles


for synthetic oil- change interval should be every 5000 miles.


synthetic oil stays cleaner for longer.

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It depends on what kind of oil are you use.Better quality oil lasts longer(5000 miles).If you drive on cheap oil you better change it earlier (3000 miles).

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FROM YOUR OWNERS MANUAL:
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following:
1. Press the SETUP control to
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2. Press and release the RESET
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switch to display “HOLD RESET IF
NEW OIL”.
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SELECT/RESET control switch for
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