I have a 06 ford escape, its very hard starting in below zero temps I have been told it has to do with the oil getting so cold it gels... is there a an oil adative or something i can do to prevent it?

Asked by Feb 27, 2015 at 12:18 PM about the 2006 Ford Escape XLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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EVERYTHING starts hard when it's this cold. changing to Synthetic oil is the easiest thing you can do, or a block heater that has to be plugged in an night. I'm guessing it sits outside at night.

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