red tab
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search
user tab

Oil & Filter Change Ford Focus (2000-2011)

We are still working to obtain content for your car,
however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2000 Ford Focus. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your Focus and that the filter is being changed too. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Focus for potential trouble spots. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Focus. For most Fords, you can wrap an old belt around the oil filter and unscrew it by hand. If you can't do this, see our parts page to find a Ford Focus oil filter wrench. If your Focus is too low to the ground to access your drain plug and oil filter, be sure to use jack stands and safe jacking procedures before getting under your Focus.

Most Fords have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40. If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil. We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Focus. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • 2000-2011 Ford Focus Oil Leak Fix
    Plug the oil leak

    If you are leaking oil and parking on your oil spots each night, the oil is breaking down your tires' rubber

    2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan
  • divider
  • How to Add Oil Ford Focus (2000-2011)
    Top up the oil level

    Many cars will burn or leak a little bit of oil. Over time, this adds up and you might need to add some - learn how to here!

    2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan
  • divider
  • Transmission Fluid Leak Fix: 2000-2011 Ford Focus
    How to seal minor transmission fluid leaks

    Minor transmission fluid leaks can often be fixed with the right sealant - see how to do this

    2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan
  • divider
  • 2000-2011 Ford Focus Brake Fluid Level Check
    Check your brake fluid

    Stop! Checking your brake fluid from time to time is a great way to ensure safe stopping

    2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan
  • divider
  • Engine Light Is On: 2000-2011 Ford Focus - What to Do
    Do not ignore this!

    A check engine light can be cleared with a simple fix or it could be a major problem - find out now!

    2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan
  • divider
  • Follow These Steps to Add Power Steering Fluid to a
    Top up power steering fluid

    Help keep your car as responsive as you are by maintaining proper power steering fluid levels

    2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan
  • See all videos for the 2000 Ford Focus
  • divider
Comments
divider
Ask A Mechanic
Mitchell1
divider
The Right Parts
The Right Tools