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Why Are 5W-30 and 5W-20 Oils So Common?
Changing oil is one of the most important car care tasks. Most cars use 5W-20 or 5W-30 oil because those oils work best in hot or cold temperatures.
Can I Use Synthetic Motor Oil in My Brand New Car?
Changing oil on time will help protect your engine from damage. Synthetic motor oil will likely work, and may actually be required, in your new car.

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Recommended oil to use on a turbo engine vs. a non-turbo one
Yes it really does. Because turbos spin hundreds of thousands of revolutions and they need really good lubrication. They need a little heavier oil. They need the 30 vs. the 20 and you don't want to mess with the turbo...
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Recommendation on which weight of oil to use on a 2008 Honda Accord
If it's running perfectly fine, and it doesn't burn any oil or make any noise with the 5w-20 oil, then continue to use it. But if it makes more noise, or is burning more oil, you can switch it to...
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I have a 2002 Ford Escape 3.0L V-6. I just bought this vehicle a few weeks ago and i do not know what oil they have ran in it, 5w-
Your vehicle requires 5W-20 engine oil. If you suspect that the wrong viscosity is currently in use, YourMechanic can [change the oil and filter]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/change-oil-and-filter). Oil pressure can be verified using an external gauge. If the measured oil pressure does meet...
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Changed the oil yesterday. Started car this morning and it is pouring out white smoke. Gasket? Too much oil? Not losing coolant
The 5W-30 oil should be removed from the engine because that viscosity is not recommended for your car. However, the wrong viscosity oil does not account for the smoke. You can verify whether the oil level is too high, or...

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