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Unread 06-02-2009, 04:53 PM   #1
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Can I put 0W-30 in a 97 honda civic? Is there any benefits over 5W-20?

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0w20 is fine never go over the max allowed wieght like the ow30 you used
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I thought it took 5w-20 but today, I looked and it was 5w-30. Probably should of looked at the car before I googled it. Well no harm since I didn't do anything yet. Since the car takes 5w-30 would the 0w-30 work?

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i always run 10w-30 in my civic
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yes 0w30 will work but is probably actually more like 7w30 this time of year since it's pretty hot depending on the area
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I run 5w20 in my car, 15w40 or SAE30 in my work truck (depending on which is cheaper, granted 14 a gallon of oil is a rip)
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i always run 10w-30 in my civic
i run this year round and it works out great for me i would recomend mobil 1 oil though that is my favorite brand
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The Castor oil is good for all vehicle it is finest lubricants . I use this .

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i recently had an oil leak fixed on my 89 civic (5W-30 oil) and i bottomed out recently after that, there is no visual sign of oil leakage anywhere under the hood or underneath around the pan but my oil keeps lowering... What are some problems that could possibly be happening?

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