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2010 OIL TYPE & QUANITY

2009 Pontiac Vibe

Engine Cooling problem
2009 Pontiac Vibe 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 2647 miles

Confused: 2.4L eng oil filler caps states use 5-20W or 0-20W. Manual states use 5-30W. Manual also states fill with 4.5 Qts w/filter change, when filled with 4.3125 Qts, dip stick indicates an overfilled condition by approx..5 Qt. Indication after running engine for 3 min. Called Pontiac, they stated use what is in manual, dealer called they said use 5-20W. Called Toyota (engine is a toyota 2.4L VVTI, they state
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Afwon94
July 23, 2009.




Try using 4 quarts then run engine for 3 min then let sit for about 5 min then check level add if needed and use what type that is indecated on the cap 5-20 would be ok to use use 5-30 if you live in high temp area such as 90 degrees

Jnovack
Jul 23, 2009.


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