The failure mileage was 65,000. With the engine idling,pull the purge line from the tank,if there is no coolant flow from this small hose,it is blocked and this will cause overheating. Im glad i read this thread. The vehicle was not repaired. No issues, I use cheap walmart oil too. Since money seems to be no object to you.
The other engine oil like this is Mobil 1 0W-40, but I don't use it because it's a 40 weight. RockAuto ships auto parts and body parts from over 300 manufacturers to customers' doors worldwide, all at warehouse prices. That's up to 8x longer than when used with a conventional oil and filter. My Caddy as most calls for 5w30. This wasn't consistent with what the mechanic said. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your DeVille and that the filter is being changed too. Edited June 2, 2008 by mywifests I would read your manual, if it came with synthetic from the factory, I would use it.
The current mileage was 106,200 and the failure mileage was unknown. The manufacturer was not contacted to report the failure. Pick the one that best meets your driving distance each year and match it up with the corresponding lube. Another warning indicator stated that there was no coolant in the engine. Northstar because i have a life, unlike some people. If the gasket remains on either of the surfaces, there will probably bea coolant leak after reassembly… Find the drain plug on the oil pan underneath the car, take the plug out drian the oil in a bucket.
The contact stated that the check engine light remains illuminated. I don't put many miles on the car each year, so I just change the oil once a year, regardless of mileage, and go with it. In case you didn't know. This product is superior to anything you can get mixed with your fuel from the gas station pump. My Caddy as most calls for 5w30.
The consumer was told that oil maybe leaking inside engine. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 1997 Cadillac DeVille. You will have to get at it from underneath the car. I use high octane fuel because it burns cleaner and lasts longer. I am not exactly an aggresive driver but there has almost never been a time when i take it out that i haven't punched it once or twice. It would show some class on your part if you didn't flame anyone who gave you a response that you don't like, or with which you don't agree.
You can learn for yourself, which is better for your individual car. Jan 28, 2017 - Uploaded by Arches Mechanic Help support the channel on Patreon! He doesn't do too much work on cars recently but he could tell you everything about a car 2000 and before. Order several bottles to keep on hand to use throughout the year. This is really good stuff! The contact was driving approximately 40 mph when the vehicle began to overheat followed by stalling. Please let me know what type of oil you think i should use and what viscosity. Please let me know what type of oil you think i should use and what viscosity. But then again, I have no life :lol: Thanks guys for the support, its much appreciated 12 posts, Mr.
Pay what dealers pay by using this option! We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your DeVille. However I change it like 4-5 times a season as well cause I am crazy like that. Just buy another V8 when this one dies. However, also includes disassembly instructions for interior trim panels and exterior items like headlights and tail lights. It's job is to purge air out of the cooling system. The contact stated that while driving 30 mph, he smelled a burning odor.
The vehicle was not inspected by a dealer nor repaired. Your oil consumption will decrease if you do this. See Decal Under Hood 1970-73 8 Cyl. Also, on the oil cap for the engine it says 5w-30 however i heard that the northstar performs better with 10w-30. He told the consumer to go to the dealership because vehicle had a transmission and oil leak.