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This Oil Guide seems to have undergone a little bit of editing. 0W/40 is bolded in many (but not all) instances. The recommended GM-LL-A-025 spec has not been available for nearly 10 years.
I also saw my favorite 5W/40 synthetic weight is recommended for the OG9-3 engine, such as used in my Viggen, but not for what is effectively the same engine in my 9-5 Aero.
From this Oil Guide I think the answer is to use only a Full Synthetic. Normally a 40 weight but no heavier than 50 weight or lighter than 30 weight, and with either a 0W or 5W winter rating. Local climate influences where in the recommended range the oil should be.
2008 9-5 Aero Sedan
2006 9-3SC 2.0T
2000 Viggen Convertible
2000 9-5lpt Sedan, sold at 318K miles
Posts in this Thread:
- Oil change, Gus, Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:39:48
- Re: Oil change NO don't change oil W/ due to age of the motor, neil dale , Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:30:38
- Re: 0w40 is on the thin side., Brian, Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:15:00
- "ORIO Oil Guide", a little long, Paul from Palmyra, PA, Sat, 16 Mar 2019 13:02:18
- Re: "ORIO Oil Guide", MI-Roger , Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:40:18 <-- Viewing This Message
- Mobil 1 0w40 is still sold at Walmart ($25/5qt), dmz789qqq, Sun, 17 Mar 2019 09:01:46
- Now I see!, Paul from Palmyra, PA, Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:01:14
- Re: Oil change, bobc , Fri, 15 Mar 2019 05:56:13
- Re: Oil change, Tom G , Fri, 15 Mar 2019 02:09:22
- Re: Oil change, Gene N , Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:51:54
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