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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.

A: Using 10w30 in place of 5w30 will be fine, ...

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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