5w-20 or 5w-30 oil
14 posts - 11 authors - Last post: 29 Apr 2002I have used 5w20 weight oil for the first two oil changes but I am considering 5w30 for the warmer weather. Does anyone have thoughts about
15 posts - 12 authors - Last post: 7 Apr 2009Who uses 5w20 and who uses 5w30 oil? Engine and Drivetrain. switched to Mobil 1 5w20, at 8000, my last change, went to Mobil 1 5w30 and
6 posts - 5 authors - Last post: 26 Jun 2007I read that oil change places and dealers are pushing it because it helps meet the CAFE standards, that sounds like a bunch of BS to me.
34 posts - 14 authors - Last post: 12 Nov 2007A 97 accord? Honda recomends 5w30. Thats what my owners manual saids. Anyone with a 97 accord owners manual that saids to use 5W20 oil?
3 posts - 2 authors - Last post: 1 Jul 2008For those of you with later model T&Cs (mine's a 2006), have you used 5w-30 oil instead of the specified 5w-20?
15 Jun 2007 At that time we referred we advised to you that 5w-30 oil viscosity will not affect engine. Adv on next oil change can choose to use 5w-20
18 posts - 15 authors - Last post: 25 MayMy first oil change is coming up. The hyundai manual recommends that you use 5w-20 but says if not available you can use 5w-30 too.
7 Oct 2008 My Mazda 6 manual says to use 5w20 oil. Can I use 5w30 instead? I don't know much about oil, but I do remember hearing that some people use
Your engine would have broken no matter what oil you had in there. The original specs called for 5W-30. Ford updated to 5W-20 with a TSB in 2002 (?
Why do Ford and Honda recommend SAE 5W-20 motor oil in their later model cars and trucks?
If you go in and say > change > the oil, they will put 5W-20 in 98 and on Accords. I just caught it on >the > bill > and made them put 5W-30 in
Mobil 1 98KE65 Extended Performance 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil - 1 Quart Mobil 1 94001 Synthetic 5W-30 Motor Oil - 1 Quart, Pack of 6
5W-20 or 0W-20 oil is a lighter viscosity than a 5W-30 oil and therefore has less internal engine frictional losses, or less drag on the crankshaft,
10 posts - 4 authors - Last post: 26 Jan 2009Newbie here ready to change the oil in my 02, that has 50K miles and 99-00 Mustang GT's ask for 5w30. 01-04 Mustang GT's ask for 5W20.
3 posts - 3 authors - Last post: 22 JunI'm aware that both have the same viscosity when cold and 5W-30 is runs thicker when hot. My car "recommends" 5W-20, since 5W-30 has a