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When Should I Change my Oil?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by TEX357, May 20, 2009.

  1. May 20, 2009 at 6:17 PM
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    TEX357

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    Its been about 3,000 miles since the last one? is it time change it again?:confused:
     
  2. May 20, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    technically....toyota calls for 5k oil changes. if you are using dino oil.......i'd change it every 3k miles.......synthetic......every 5k miles. thats just me though.
     
  3. May 21, 2009 at 3:55 AM
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    Janster

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    Owners manual says..... 5,000miles regardless of what oil you use.

    Your maintenance required light will flash 5 times at 4500 miles and stay on constant at 5K miles.
     
  4. May 21, 2009 at 3:33 PM
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    S7ICKlVlAN

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    I'd go 5k.
     
  5. May 22, 2009 at 5:12 AM
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    JDCPA

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    I use a 3500 mile interval.
     
  6. May 22, 2009 at 6:03 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    I run synthetic and everyone said to swap it out at 5k.
     
  7. May 22, 2009 at 6:15 AM
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    neslerrah

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    Every 5k interval is fine.
     
  8. May 22, 2009 at 6:17 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    I go 7k-10k
     
  9. May 22, 2009 at 6:32 AM
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    argm31i

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    Wait, you have to change the oil in these things?

    j/k - I go synthetic and 5k.
     
  10. May 22, 2009 at 9:51 AM
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    4x4Taco

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    I do evey 10,000 did the same on my Toyota Truck and its over 400,000km right now.
     
  11. May 22, 2009 at 9:53 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    For the metrically challenge

    400000km = 248548 miles
     
  12. May 22, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    lsocoee

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    and 10,000KM=6213MI
     
  13. May 22, 2009 at 10:02 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    gracias senor.

    If anyone needs a "How to" for an oil change, PM Krazie
     
  14. May 22, 2009 at 10:07 AM
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    4x4Taco

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    Sorry dude the 10,000 K was in miles for the oil change...
     
  15. May 22, 2009 at 10:09 AM
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    lsocoee

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    OK! I'll do that :laugh:
     
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