Q: What kind of engine oil should I use?

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What kind of engine oil should I use?

There are several different kinds of engine oil that you have to choose from for your vehicle, but there is only one recommended kind. It varies based on your vehicle model. To choose the appropriate engine oil.

  1. If you have a 3.7L V6, 5.0L V8, or 6.2L V8 engine, you should use 5W-20 engine oil.

  2. If you have a 3.5L V6 EcoBoost engine, you should use 5W-30 engine oil.

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