02 GC LAREDO OIL ISSUE HELP!

  • Tiny
  • Tayloredone
  • 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 144,214 miles

I recently moved to upstate NY from FlawDUH where I purchased this car & as soon as I got here I bought Mobil 1 oil & had the mechanic change the oil, etc. In the last month everytime I drive the oil gauge registers only at 80, the far end of the gauge and never sits in the middle where it sat when I was in FLA. Do you think this is from cooler weather and the oil being thick? I just want to be sure nothing serious as winter is fast approaching. Thanks so much. JOY

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 AT 5:06 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Docfixit
  • Expert
  • 18,991 posts

Yes cooler temps will cause oil viscosity to increase. Was Mobil1 oil what was used in FL? What weight are you using 5W20 ect

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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 AT 5:23 PM

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