I JUST DID OIL CHANGE USED 10 40 AND NOW CHECK ...

2000 Ford Escort

Tiny

Anonymous

January, 22, 2013 AT 11:05 PM

I just did oil change used 10 40 and now check engine light comes on can that be because it calls out for 5 30, and I used to thick of oil and is that bad a mechanic told me its better for the engine?

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Tiny

saturntech9

January, 22, 2013 AT 11:11 PM

It depends on the climate I wouldn't run that weight if it gets cold where you live.I would also have the car scanned for codes at the auto parts store. Let me know the exact code numbers not code descriptions?

Tiny

ianhaha

January, 22, 2013 AT 11:14 PM

Right now its pretty warm like 70s
ill go right now and have them scan it and ill let u know

Tiny

saturntech9

January, 22, 2013 AT 11:58 PM

If does get cold some days mornings or nights I wouldnt run that thick of oil

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