Fix Oil Leaks: 2015 Ford Expedition Platinum 3.5L V6 Turbo

Ford Expedition Model Years - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

1. Getting Started - Prepare for the repair

2. Set Up Paper - Position paper and mark wheels

3. Assess Leak - How to determine if the leaking fluid is oil

4. Open the Hood - How to pop the hood and prop it open

5. Remove Dipstick - Locate, remove and wipe oil dipstick

6. Read Oil Level - Reinsert dipstick, remove and then read oil level

7. Replace Cap - Take off the oil fill cap

8. Fix Minor Leaks - Easy way to tackle minor oil leaks

9. Replace Cap - Put the oil fill cap back on the engine

10. More Info. - Additional information on minor oil leaks

Share on   Share on Twitter   Share on Facebook
Parts & Tools
Video Description

Checking the oil in a Expedition is fairly easy and should be done once a month. Note that most Ford have an oil pressure gauge next to the speedometer - this gauge does not tell you what your oil level is, however the video above will show you how check the oil level in your 2015 Ford Expedition. Make sure your engine is cold when you check the oil in your Expedition. Otherwise the dipstick will read slightly low. In addition to checking the oil level, you also want to look at the condition of the oil when you have the dipstick out. If the oil in your Expedition is dirty or smells like gasoline, you probably need an oil change.

If you notice that the oil level in your Expedition is extremely low or empty, fill it up and check it again the next time you drive. If it is extremely low again, have your mechanic take a look before driving it much more. Your Expedition may have an oil pan leak - this is the gasket that sits between the oil pan and the bottom of the engine. The oil leak repair cost for an oil gasket leak can vary depending on how accessible the oil pan is in your Expedition.

  • Advance Auto coupon for
    20% off entire order: KIOSK20

Author

Hans Angermeier is an ASE certified Maintenance and Light Repair Technician and has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road. Over the past 10 years, Hans has been focused on building CarCareKiosk, which is visited by millions of drivers each month.

2015 Ford Expedition Platinum 3.5L V6 Turbo Hoses Fix Leaks

The best way to fix leaking hoses is to replace them, but if you don't have time, a stop leak product might work for you

2015 Ford Expedition Platinum 3.5L V6 Turbo Fuse (Engine) Replace

If you have an electrical component that doesn't work, try replacing the fuse first

2015 Ford Expedition Platinum 3.5L V6 Turbo Lights Turn Signal - Rear (replace bulb)

Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

2015 Ford Expedition Platinum 3.5L V6 Turbo Brake Fluid Check Fluid Level

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