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    Question oil change w/ 5w-20

    anything wrong with that?

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    Read your manual for the correct viscosity and API grade required under warranty.
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    5w30 is your friend.
    0w30 is good too (synthetic only).
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    Quote Originally Posted by rabrina View Post
    anything wrong with that?
    Use the oe grade of oil.
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    5w-20 is too thin. I will be the 4th to say use the oe recommended viscosity and API grade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SubyPsycho View Post
    5w-20 is too thin. I will be the 4th to say use the oe recommended viscosity and API grade.
    doesnt that go in my lawn mower?
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