There again, a synthetic would handle that better. Shell has rebates on their rotella as well. Incompetence is so prevalent that I just don't trust anyone any more. I'm a believer that as long as you change the oil when recommended by the manufacturer that you'll be fine no matter what brand oil you use. Read some things about changing a spark plug? No wheels in northern Manitoba Canada - Scott D. I am a believer in lighter weight oil in my engines,, I run 5w 30w extended performance in my 207,000 mile 5. Now that I have used these 4 free oil changes I now am doing my own services.
Now that I have used these 4 free oil changes I now am doing my own services. By Product Expert Posted in , , on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 1:33 pm One of the oldest and most debated questions in the auto world is how often do you need to change your oil. I turned it off then went to turn it back on it again fired right up easily then within seconds it slowly shut off. So far I like this truck a lot. I have argued for years with friends about running any multi weight over 10W and preferring 5w oil for even high milage engines. What motor is your truck? Also if you still have all the emission stuff on then you could have fuel dilution in the oil form when it regens.
I have been driving at least 160 miles a day for the last four years so my oil changes are often. Unless one is starting up in some very serious cold weather, there really is no appreciable reason to use a 0w20. I have been driving at least 160 miles a day for the last four years so my oil changes are often. It's not a lot of smoke, but it smokes on startup and smells like something is burning and then a few seconds later it'll stop. Yes, there are dexos1 approved 5w20 oils on the list for those that worry about such things.
I wonder why they went to 8 quarts, heck a diesel is usually about 11-12 quarts, why? But you do know don't you that a 0w30, 5w30, 10w30, and even a straight 30w all have the same viscosity, right? I've use both Valvoline quick oil change and a Chevy dealer. Engine gets severely diluted with water and fuel. If reading the diesel supplement, be sure you're in the section for the 6. The rumors were put to rest when the 6. Do you have months to go before you think you should even begin to think about changing your oil next? Although the L5P measures in at 6. Probably can't go wrong with either of them.
Just can't justify the cost difference for synthetic on this truck. I am leaning toward going with the full synthetic and have been using Mobil 1 for several years. New glow plug control system features a temperature compensation attribute which can adjust current flow to each individual glow plug to maintain consistent temperature cylinder-to-cylinder during cold starts. Florida doesn't get cold so I really don't need the synthetic. Ran Mobil 1 on my 6. I am wondering if I should do the same with the diesel, or just go with the conventional oil. Drain and replace differential fluid immediately if the axle is submerged in water.
When looking into the oil type I find that the dealer was using 5W30 Dexos when the the owners manual says to use 0W20 Dexos 1. Oh, yes, we always change the timing belt on a xx,000 mile service, he said. Glow plugs are not interchangeable with all model years. A few day later I drain the oil and put in 5w-30. It sounded like something a pump maybe was still running while I had my key in not sure exactly what it was.
Semi-synthetic blend fan here, but you'll get lots of opinions. With the purchase of my 2014 1500 Silverado I received 4 oil changes at no cost. New engine block features 5 nodular iron main bearings and 4 bolt, cross bolted main bearing caps. Drain and replace differential fluid immediately if the axle is submerged in water. Price between rotella and mobil seem pretty equal with rebates and sales. You must be talking about the cold flow rating.
Florida doesn't get cold so I really don't need the synthetic. When to change the oil in a 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 So how often should you change the oil in a? On the next change, they had the appropriate message in the comments section. Apparently they had not changed their description in the computer and no one had ever questioned it. I opened up my engine bay and it looks like it is coming from the passenger side exhaust manifold, maybe a worn exhaust gasket? The L5P's intake system is a patent pending design. I sure appears to me that oil ratings for the average customer needs to be redone.
If they do then dangit where were they 2 weeks ago when I changed those fluids lol Thanks for all of the replies. With the purchase of my 2014 1500 Silverado I received 4 oil changes at no cost. A notable revision of the fuel system resulted in the advent of electronically actuated solenoid injectors instead of the piezo electric injectors the Duramax engine platform had used since its inception in 2001. What to do if you accidentally reset the Oil Life System in the Chevy Silverado Did you accidentally before you were supposed to? When looking into the oil type I find that the dealer was using 5W30 Dexos when the the owners manual says to use 0W20 Dexos 1. In additional to providing a cooler air intake charge, the hood scoop provides a ram air effect at cruising speeds, reducing turbocharger lag and improving overall engine performance while the vehicle is in motion. If you want to stay with Mobil and go synthetic Mobil has rebates on their oil once or twice a year. I had a 1992 Saturn, please don't laugh, and it was my first vehicle that required 5w-30.
Only difference is the cold flow rating. As far as I know they don't have rebates on tranny fluid and the stuff for the differentials. Ran Mobil 1 on my 6. Not driving a brand we sell? With this truck holding 10 quarts of oil I will be looking for every discount I can get. Because of new tech the answer to this question is ever-changing, so we will likely have to keep it in consideration for a while longer. But yes there is, or used to be a straight 10w weight oil, I know shell made it, not sure about others, I had a guy I worked with that run nothing but in the winter, summer went to straight 30W, that was 40 years ago though.