2009 Pontiac Vibe 2010 Oil Type amp Quanity

Tiny
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  • 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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Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 AT 9:30 AM

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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

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Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 AT 10:14 AM

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