‘W’ means, useful for winter usage. So, you can see, my car also recommends 5W30. It says in the manual (Suzuki Forenza) that if your car will operate.
Heck you can run all 10w40 if you like. the oil in my fiancees car last time, I mistaken bought (then opened) 10w-40 instead of 5w-30 for her Saturn. Anyway, my sister and I took it out last night to take my niece to work.
so why would one use a 5w-30HM vs. a 10w-40 which seems to do the same thing?
Mileage and weather can dictate adjustments in the proper viscosity of motor oil used in an engine. The difference between 10w-40 and 5w-30 motor oil is in the ability of the oil to cling to the. How to Read Oil Viscosity. This process keeps the engine clean from debris and material that accumulates from normal use.
It uses 5W-30. If you want to use 10-40 it will not hurt anything. However, since SAE 10W-40 engine oil is not recommended for use in 1984.
DO YOU RECOMMEND CONTINUE USING 10W30 OR RETURN TO USE 5W30 ON. I agree with Jason that when you have high miles on your car 10w-30 is better even 10w-40. I used 10w-30 instead of 5w-30 for my Chavy engine v8.
When you are out choosing which oil to use on your car, use what the. That is why it will be best if you used 5w30 instead of the 10w30 if your vehicle operates.
Nov 16, 2011 – Never go thicker than a 5w30 and that would be more for an older higher. You could use a 0W20 oil (I use 0W20 oil) in cold weather and it.
So I put 10W 40 into my engine .