Engine oil type?

Tiny
MLAPPAGE
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  • 2003 CHEVROLET CAVALIER
  • 2.2L
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 310,000 MILES
I just realized I bought 5w20 engine oil and im about to do an oil change I usually run 5w30 if I use the 5w20 will it hurt my car. Keeping in mind it is winter time. Just wabt to make sure before I put it in.
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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 AT 11:23 AM

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Tiny
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Hello,

Nope won't hurt a bit. Here is a guide to help change it back to 5w30 if you want.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-change-engine-oil-and-filter

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.
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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 AT 12:16 PM
Tiny
LORRI IHRIG
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  • 2002 CHEVROLET CAVALIER
What is the engine oil capacity for a 2002 cavalier 2.2L?
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Saturday, October 27th, 2018 AT 2:11 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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If you have a manual check there but I know the 2004 is 5 quarts and they should be the same, most cavs are the same 4.5 to 5 quarts

jim
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