F-150 EcoBoost Oil Cooler Installation Guide
Start by bolting the lower mounting beam to the front bumper support, then bolt the cooler to the beam.
Oil Cooler Core shown fastened to beam
Confirm that everything is secure and fully tightened.
Install O-ring fittings in thermostat “sandwhich plate” adapter. Note: Do not use Teflon tape or sealant.
Drain engine oil.
Remove oil filter and finger tighten/Install thermostat housing. This must be rotated into place before fully tightenting.
Run stainless braided lines from the sandwhich adaptor to cooler. Make certain they are clear of the crank pulley and not rubbing on anything. Any contact will cause the damage, and or leaks.
Confirm all fittings are tight BEFORE moving on to the next step.
52” Long line is for the passenger side fitting
40” Long line is for driver side fitting 5.
Torque sandwhich plate adapter Torque 30-35 ft lbs. before reinstalling new oil filter.
Prime engine with oil (hold throttle down W.O.T while cranking engine for no start condition). Watch the oil pressure gauge and once you have built up oil pressure you’re good to go. Don’t keep starter engaged for more than 20 seconds and allow the starter to cool for a few minutes before proceeding to the next step.
After the starter has properly cooled down, start the engine, and run for 30 seconds.
Shut the engine off and look for oil leaks before driving.
Correct any oil leaks found
After 50 miles of driving confirm all connections are still tight.
Do the same at 250, 500, and 1,000 miles just to be safe.
You have now completed your installation of Full-Race’s F-150 Oil Cooler.
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