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10-07-2008, 06:48 PM #1
Mobil 1 Truck and SUV?
I went to Wal-Mart yesterday and bought some Mobil 1 5W30. I bought a 5 qt. jug and another single quart. When I got home, I realized the 5 qt. jug says "Truck & SUV" across the bottom, and my single quart doesn't. Is this some variation of 5W30 or do they just put that on there for marketing purposes? I want to make sure I'm not putting different oil in there. Should I go back and swap it out for a jug that doesn't say Truck & SUV, or am I alright here?Matt
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10-07-2008, 07:23 PM #2
There is a difference in the two oils, here are the spec from Mobil One web site.....
Mobil 1 Truck & SUV 5W-30
Newly formulated fully synthetic Mobil 1® Truck & SUV 5W-30 is engineered for hard-working gasoline engines. It contains extra anti-oxidant, which can provide greater protection against deposit formation in hard-working gasoline trucks, vans, SUVs and recreational vehicles. The new energy-conserving formulation meets the latest industry standards for gasoline engines.
Mobil 1 Truck & SUV's key benefits include:
Extra performance additive helps provide exceptional performance under all operating conditions, and additional protection for engines that operate under heavy load or stress, including towing, hauling and other severe service.
Unique fully synthetic formula helps reduce the formation of harmful engine deposits and sludge to keep engines cleaner longer.
Outstanding performance during the maximum oil change interval recommended in your owner's manual.
Approved for use and exceeds warranty requirements for gasoline, turbocharged and diesel engines in the following applications:
ACEA A1/B1, A5/B5-04
Note: This product is not recommended for diesel engines. Use new Mobil 1 Turbo Diesel Truck 5W-40 for diesel engines.
Here are the spec for the that is not made for Trucks and/or Suv......
Mobil 1 5W-30
The Mobil 1 5W-30 grade delivers the viscosity recommended for most General Motors vehicles and many imports. Mobil 1 5W-30 is the first choice of premium car manufacturers, including Corvette. Mobil 1 5W-30 meets:
GM 6094M, GM 4718M (Corvette spec)
ILSAC GF-4 (API Certified - Starburst)
Mobil 1 5W-30 is an ILSAC GF-4 energy conserving viscosity that provides excellent all season protection. This product also meets the requirements for diesel-powered vehicles where an API CF or CD oil is recommended.
Mobil 1 5W-30 is recommended for all types of modern vehicles, including high-performance turbo-charged, supercharged gasoline and multi-valve fuel injected engines found in passenger cars, SUVs, light vans and trucks.
Mobil 1 5W-30 is general purpose engine oil for all types of vehicles where a 5W-30 viscosity is recommended.
Mobil 1 is not recommended for 2-Cycle or aviation engines, unless specifically approved by the manufacturer.
As are all Mobil 1 products, it is designed to provide outstanding wear protection, maintain excellent engine cleanliness, and the performance reserve to keep engines in newer cars running smooth and clean.
10-07-2008, 07:35 PM #3
Thanks for the info! I think that's weird, but I guess I'll go back and try to find a single quart of the truck & SUV stuff. Thanks again!
10-07-2008, 10:03 PM #4
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10-07-2008, 10:07 PM #5
why are you using 5w?? (being in east texas)Ryan
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10-07-2008, 10:37 PM #6
Good info my tech told me the same exact thing about full synthetic for my 5.32009 Chevy Cobalt SS Turbocharged
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10-08-2008, 05:11 AM #7
10-08-2008, 09:00 AM #8
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Great information, Ftwken.
10-08-2008, 09:20 AM #9
mine says the same too but the 5w is more for colder temps. it dosent get cold enough down here so i use 10w
10-08-2008, 10:52 PM #10
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