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Is a problem if i used motor oil 10w40 in my toyota tacoma 2002?

Because the specification is 5W30 for it.

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No,you will not have any negative issues with this oil, other than some slightly slower cranking if the ambient temperature is very, very low. If you had one of the more "technical " Toyota engines, with the "variable valve timing system", you would have an issue.
Tacomas do NOT have the VVT system,
Have no fear, run it without worry.
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Its not that serious, Sae 5w-30 is recommended in areas with snow and frost areas as compared to10w-40, which is used in cold to tropical areas. I you really want to have a piece of mind, put additives to compensate for any deviation from the required viscousity.

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