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Kia Stinger Oil Thread

Drew K

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Hmm, interesting, just had my first oil change, at 300 kms.
The Kia dealer used Castrol GTX 5w-20 oil....
 

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Hmm, interesting, just had my first oil change, at 300 kms.
The Kia dealer used Castrol GTX 5w-20 oil....
Why so low?
 

Drew K

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Wish I knew, all they asked me was why did I want to change the oil so soon, and should they use synthetic or did I have a specific oil I wanted used. I told them it's a break-in oil change, and to use their usual oil.

Maybe they used a lighter weight oil because it's a break-in oil change?
Can anyone enlighten us?
 

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Does any have any information on aftermarket oil filters for the 3.3TT? All I seem to find are for the 2.0T.
 

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Wish I knew, all they asked me was why did I want to change the oil so soon, and should they use synthetic or did I have a specific oil I wanted used. I told them it's a break-in oil change, and to use their usual oil.

Maybe they used a lighter weight oil because it's a break-in oil change?
Can anyone enlighten us?
Maybe plus you live in colder temperatures. I would have gone with 5W30 since it's going to be slightly thicker and offer better lubrication when the oil gets hot.
 

Drew K

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Yep, I will have to specify the weight at the next oil change.

Other than this little hiccup, I have been loving my new Stinger! [driving][biggrin]
 

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The 3.3 or 2.0 does not even call for 5w20. Ide want that drained out asap.



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Drew K

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I followed up with the dealership, they said it's just a typo on the bill, they use 5w30 as the standard oil. [thumb]
 
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Hello all. Sorry to revive an old thread but I have a question and cant find the answer on search.

I am due for my first oil change and I have some Mobil 1 5w-30 high mileage left over. Ok to use? I'm seeing it just has more additives for higher mileage engines. Thank you for any advise!
 

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As long as its GF-5 grade and ACEA A5 or above you will be fine.
 
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Hello all. Sorry to revive an old thread but I have a question and cant find the answer on search.

I am due for my first oil change and I have some Mobil 1 5w-30 high mileage left over. Ok to use? I'm seeing it just has more additives for higher mileage engines. Thank you for any advise!
I agree with [MENTION=321]robz32[/MENTION]. Some of the extended blends may not show GF-4 or GF-5 ratings. If they don't say so on the container, only use those that make at least GF-4 and preferable GF-5. Only those oils can stand up under the tremendous heat the turbocharger bearings must function in. I personally do not like to change weights or brands.
 
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Great ,thank you guys for the info
 

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I got this off another thread, this poor guy took his car in to have the oil changed and the dealer charged him 17.78 a quart. I'm sorry but no oil from the dealer is worth that much, even if it is full synthetic oil. For the amount they charged him for that oil, why don't you just buy some Royal Purple full Synthetic oil from Amazon. You can buy a six pack of one quart bottles for $56.85 then just buy one more quart and have your oil changed. Royal purple is the best or one of the best oils on the market, I've used it for years.

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I'm guesing most people use Mobil one for the 3.3 engine?
 


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