Ford Focus L3 1.0L Ecoboost Oil Change Guide

If you are planning on changing the oil in your Ford Focus , we've got all of the information you need to get the job done. Below we've got instructions for your Ford Fusion oil change, all of the service information you'll need, fun facts, and a video to walk you through your Focus oil change step-by-step.

For more help, we offer oil change kits to give you everything you need for your oil change: 4.5 quarts of 5W-20 synthetic oil, an oil filter, a crush washer, a funnel, and an oil change reminder sticker.

Check out the Craftsman Oil Change Kit for your Ford Focus Ecoboost.



  • 5W-20 engine oil
  • Oil filter
  • Crush washer
  • 13mm socket, ratchet
  • Drain pan
  • T30 Torx bit or wrench
  • Rags
  • Funnel
  • High-flash solvent (like brake cleaner, acetone, or paint thinner)

Oil Change Instructions

Engine Oil and Filter Change

  1. After warming up the engine safely situate the vehicle so that you can access the drain bolt and oil filter housing. 
  2. Remove the T30 torx  bolts holding on the front skid plate and remove from vehicle, this will allow access to the oil filter and drain bolt.
  3. Place the drain pan beneath the engine and use the 13 mm wrench or socket to remove the drain bolt and let drain.  Inspect the drain bolt Oring for any tears and then tighten.
  4. Locate the oil filter just above the drain bolt.
  5. Remove the oil filter using a set of pliers being careful not to burn yourself on the hot exhaust.
  6. Replace the oil filter and clean the surrounding area.
  7. Pour in the specified amount of oil and then start the engine to circulate and build oil pressure, then shut off.
  8. Check for any leaks and then reinstall the skid plate.
  9. Check engine oil level and add oil if necessary.

Engine Oil Life Reset

  1. Turn the ignition key to the on position. Do not start the engine.
  2. For vehicles with push-button start, press and hold the START/STOP button for two seconds without pressing the brake pedal.
  3. Do not attempt to start the engine.  Press both the accelerator and brake pedals at the same time  Keep both pedals fully pressed. 
  4. After three seconds, the Service: Oil reset in prog. message will be displayed  After 25 seconds, the Service: Oil reset complete message will be displayed.
  5. Release both the accelerator and brake pedals.
  6. The Service: Oil reset complete message will no longer be displayed.   Rotate the key to the off position.
  7. For vehicles with push-button start, press the START/STOP button to turn the vehicle off completely.

Get Everything You Need In One Box

A Craftsman Oil Change Kit comes with the oil, filter, crush washer, funnel, and oil change sticker you need to change the oil on your Ford Focus.

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  • Viscosity: SAE 5W-20
  • Capacity: 4.1L (4.4 qt) (When filter is removed.) 15-16
  • Capacity: 4.6L (4.9 qt) (When filter is removed.) 17-18
  • Coolant Capacity: 2.3 gal.
  • Oil change interval: 10,000 Miles
  • Air Filter: FA1908
  • Cabin Filter: FP70
  • Battery Group: 48
  • Oil Filter: FL910S


2015 Ford Focus 1.0L Ecoboost

2016 Ford Focus 1.0L Ecoboost

2017 Ford Focus 1.0L Ecoboost

2018 Ford Focus 1.0L Ecoboost


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