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2012 Chevrolet Equinox LS AWD 4dr

2012 Chevrolet Equinox
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All Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
20 (2011) mpg city / 29 (2011) mpg hwy
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July 19, 2012, 1:22 pm

John M
 

Question: What brand/type motor oil do you use for my regular scheduled oil changes?

Can I get full synthetic oil and pay price differential, if any?


July 26, 2012, 10:28 pm

Richard W
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You can run a synthetic oil in your car. I would use mobile one 5-30w oil. If you use regualer oil I use valvoline.


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December 1, 2012, 8:33 am

John M
 

I know I can use synthetic oil. I changed the oil and filter at 1000 miles to Mobil 1, 5-W30. My question is, When I bring in my car soon for its scheduled oil change (I was told it was free when I bought the car from you), will you put in Mobil 1 instead of Valvoline? If you will, do you charge me the difference in cost of Mobil 1 and Valvoline (the latter is cheaper, of course)? If I want to use Mobil 1 do I have to bring it with me and pay the full cost of the oil?

In short, if I want to use Mobil 1 should I do it myself or bring the car to you as per my agreement with Rosner?


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December 2, 2012, 8:18 pm

Richard W
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I think you have us mixed up with someone else. We don't change oil. We are just an advise center. But I woudl use mobil one.


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