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Q: Oil type

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The oil reserve is almost bone dry. It uses 5w 30, can I use about a quart of 10w 30 as a substitute until I can get the recommended oil?

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Using 10w30 in place of 5w30 will be fine, as long as it is for a single trip. Running on low oil or incorrect oil too long can damage the engine, so I would recommend getting an oil change as soon as possible.

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