Search for brands you know or compare prices and reviews to help you decide! I'm of the mind that it doesn't matter. Of course you pay for it too. I'am a big believer in 3000 mile oil changes. Hi all, Here is Ohio I generally use 5W-30 motor oil for all my vehicles. I used penzoil and honda oil filters on both those cars. I'am a big believer in 3000 mile oil changes.
Of course there are other way's of getting past this, even if you have the same problem. S is for spark ignition. My question is, what brand do you use and why?. You want to use a thicker oil in larger clearances to maintain good pressure. Thanks in advance, Dan Oil is oil as long as you stick to a brand name. So engine oil that has S on it cannot be used for diesel powered trucks? I don't have any oil loss via burning or leaks at the moment, 118K + miles, using 5w 30 conventional oils.
It was a factory flaw from casting at Ford. Im not sold on those high priced oils and 7500 mile changes. Is this true with exception of high mileage engines? Type V synthetic is the best like Mobil1 Extended performance and I think Royal Purple and Amsoil fall in that category. Im not sold on those high priced oils and 7500 mile changes. Check the motor to see if you can find the source highest spot on the engine that looks oily. I used penzoil and honda oil filters on both those cars.
I'm a bit confused, I've heard more times than I can count you are not supposed to use conventional oil then switch to synthetic, of an type. Its a circle with a s-j or somthing like that. If you have the vehicle, get some motor bath spray and clean the motor spray the motor bath onto a warm motor, brush with an old paintbrush to remove the heavy stuff, then hose it off. The second letter is the rating the farther into the alphabet the better the oil Does spark ignition means gasoline powered trucks? If it looks like used oil check by pulling the dipstick and comparing it could be coming from the oil pan possible bad gasket or poor seal on oil pain drain plug or from a bad rear main seal if it sta … rts at the rear of the engine. A cold air intake system Injen makes a really good one , and a decent muffler one with as little backpressure as possible, such as a Deltaflow flowmaster, What color is the oil? I have a 1996 honda accord with over 600,000 miles on it also changed tranny fluid every 25,000 miles. Out of the 3,624 reviews in this category, some of the top rated parts include Original Equipment Oil Filter with 4.
Search this Thread Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post NoTyme 3. This truck was designed more for fuel economy than for hauling … heavy loads. It holds up better and keeps the engine cleaner but with that said, petroleum oil is just fine and will do the job it is supposed to. This is my first greater than 100K mile engine I intend to keep for a very long time so I certainly don't want to screw it up. Many store brands are made for them by a brand name. The additives deteriorate even before the oil does. I agree, use the same brand name.
I have a 1996 honda accord with over 600,000 miles on it also changed tranny fluid every 25,000 miles. I ask because I just inherited a 97 from my Dad who swore by Penzoil, I use Castrol, simply because my Dad introduced me to cars using that oil. If it's red it could be coming from the transmission or power steering. The recommended oil rating for any engine is based pretty much on the size of it's internal bearing clearances. I don't know if it's a make or break thing between 20w and 30w though.
I also got it at Walmart but with a 7 dollar mail and rebate is it bad to run 30w in a engine that calls for 20w? Also, does anyone switch between brands, using the same type oil I mean - like standard to standard switching not standard to synthetic etc. I use Valvoline full synthetic 5w30 for high mileage engines on my truck. We stock 23 different brands to make sure you have plenty of trusted parts to choose from for your 1997 Ford Ranger. I prefer synthetic since it doesn't have to use additives to maintain viscosity. Like most trucks, it can probably handle a bit more than it's rating, as long as you are careful and don't dog it. The fresher the oil change the cleaner the engine. Shop online and have your products shipped direct to your door, or pick up at the nearest Advance Auto Parts location today! Do this one plug at a time, and reconnect that wire so as to not get wires mixed up.
Smaller clearances work better with 30 weight and larger clearances work better with the thicker 20 weight. Then watch for the first appearance of the oil. The fresher the oil change the cleaner the engine. No matter the job, your 1997 Ford Ranger demands trusted brand parts and products to keep it running. That means you can find the exact parts or products you need to keep that 1997 Ford Ranger running smoothly. .
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