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Old 03-04-2011, 05:08 PM
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Default Oil change today, garage put 5-30 in instead of 5-20

I should be OK though, right?
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:22 PM
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Default Re: Oil change today, garage put 5-30 in instead of 5-20

yeah ull be fine
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:26 PM
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Default Re: Oil change today, garage put 5-30 in instead of 5-20

NO!!!
Pull the engine NOW and turn it upside down over a bucket and beat on the pan with a 3# ball peen hammer until every drop is out.
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:31 PM
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Default Re: Oil change today, garage put 5-30 in instead of 5-20

why? as long as he changes back at his next oil change hell be fine?
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:34 PM
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Default Re: Oil change today, garage put 5-30 in instead of 5-20

NOOOOOOO!!! The engine is gonna blow as soon as you start it!!


LOL! Nothing should happen.
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:39 PM
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Default Re: Oil change today, garage put 5-30 in instead of 5-20

Whats the best grade oil to use for a high mileage 3.0
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Old 03-05-2011, 05:35 AM
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Default Re: Oil change today, garage put 5-30 in instead of 5-20

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I should be OK though, right?
Since you live in colder climate, just to be safe see if they will correct error at no cost to you or at least change oil filter and add one qt. of 5w20. If you lived in lower climate I would not think twice but new engines very dependent on thinner grade oils for component functionality.

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Whats the best grade oil to use for a high mileage 3.0

whatever the mfg specified to the day it dies.
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Old 03-05-2011, 05:37 AM
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Default Re: Oil change today, garage put 5-30 in instead of 5-20

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NO!!!
Pull the engine NOW and turn it upside down over a bucket and beat on the pan with a 3# ball peen hammer until every drop is out.
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why? as long as he changes back at his next oil change hell be fine?
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