Q: does cold weather affect what type of oil i use?

asked by on November 11, 2017

If I were to travel to below freezing temperatures is it okay if I keep full synthetic oil in my vehicle?

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Thomas. Thanks for contacting us today. Cold weather can impact the smooth flow of oil. However, today’s modern synthetic oils are much better equipped to handle freezing and extreme temperatures than in years past. As long as you continue to use the same recommended oil viscosity throughout the year, you should be fine.

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