Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: can i put dexos oil in my sunfire?

asked by on

Can i replace the oil in my 2000 sunfire with dexos oil?

My car has 180000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: You sure can, it needs to be 5w-30 which is...

You sure can, it needs to be 5w-30 which is the correct viscosity (flow rate of oil) for your vehicle. I recommend the use of this oil.

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

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My car keeps cutting off everytime I turn my steering wheel. Cranks up just fine but once I turn the wheel it turns off.

Hi There, Your car has a power steering pressure switch that sends a signal to the engine computer when the steering wheel is turned. In response, the engine computer commands the fuel injectors to introduce a little more fuel into...

Q: Band need replaced, shop wants to rebuild transmission, is that necessary?

The transmission bands have a material on them that is similar to brake pad material. When the clutch bands wear the worn off material gets into the fluid and throughout the entire transmission. Also just because the band is the...

Q: My toyota scion xa has about 98,000 miles. Do you thinkle it's wise to get a flush?

Per the manufacturer, the engine coolant on the Scion should be replaced at 100,000 miles (and every 50,000 miles thereafter). The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles (that is very important). It is a good idea to change...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
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...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...