Can you mix 5w30 with 10w30?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Angrymarshmello, Jun 13, 2002.

  1. Angrymarshmello

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    Say you have 10w30 in your engine. Your oil is about a quart low, all you have is 5w30 - can you add the 5w30 in there safely? And what exactly is the difference?
     
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  3. Heisenberg

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    Yes, you can without any problems. The difference is the viscosity of the oil at low temperatures.
     
  4. Angrymarshmello

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    AHh ok sweet, thanks!