Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Advice on which brand of oil to use

asked by on

What brand of engine oil would you recommend. I'm looking for a good-quality 5w-30 full-sythetic Castrol Magnatrek 5w-30 Acea E3 and Petronas.

A: Go with the Castrol. That's excellent o...

Go with the Castrol. That's excellent oil. I use that myself on motorcycles. I use it on customers' cars, too. It's excellent oil. You'll have a hard time finding better oil.

If you want to have the oil change done for you, have a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come to your home or office to perform this task.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: car not starting errors

The fault codes need to be read out of the various vehicle control modules to determine the scope of issues that need to be corrected. Faulty sensor inputs can lead to a series of malfunctions, some of which could compromise...

Q: Rear axle question

The leak on the axle seal may be minor if you did not notice the level to be low when you checked it. I cannot say it will last for 2 and a half hours of driving, since this is...

Q: Battery light on, temperature gauge maxed out, A/C system not working correctly

Hi, thanks for writing in. What you are describing happened to me personally a few weeks ago. It sounds like one (or both) of the accessory drive belt(s) that turn your alternator, water pump, and power steering pump is...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
How to Renew Your Car Registration in Oklahoma(DELETED)
Having your car registered with the Oklahoma Tax Commission is an important part of driving legally in this state. You will need to do this within 30 days of moving to Oklahoma...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...