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I need the oil viscosity recommendation for a 2008 Saturn Outlook V6... I think it's 5W30?

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2008 Saturn Truck Outlook AWD V6-3.6L

Vehicle: Fluid Type Specifications
Engine Oil
ENGINE OIL TYPE
Look for two things:
1. GM6094M Your vehicle's engine requires oil meeting GM Standard GM6094M.
2. SAE 5W-30 as shown in the viscosity chart, SAE 5W-30 is best for your vehicle. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or
thickness. Do not use other viscosity oils such as SAE 20W-50. Oils meeting these requirements should also have the starburst symbol on the
container. This symbol indicates that the oil has been certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API). You should look for this information
on the oil container, and use only those oils that are identified as meeting GM Standard GM6094M and have the starburst symbol on the front of
the oil container.
NOTICE: Use only engine oil identified as meeting GM Standard GM6094M and showing the American Petroleum Institute Certified For
Gasoline Engines starburst symbol. Failure to use the recommended oil can result in engine damage not covered by your warranty.
GM Goodwrench oil meets all the requirements for your vehicle.
If you are in an area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below -20°F (-29°C), it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W-30
synthetic oil or an SAE 0W-30 oil. Both will provide easier cold starting and better protection for your engine at extremely low temperatures.
ENGINE OIL ADDITIVES
Do not add anything to your oil. The recommended oils with the starburst symbol that meet GM Standard GM6094M are all you will need for good
performance and engine protection.

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Here is a rule of thumb. (This is what we use in a shop that averaged over 250 oil changes a month.) Look on the top of the cap where you pour the oil into the engine. If you need a special blend it will state it on the cap. If there is nothing on the cap it calls for 5W30.

If you still have your manual there is also a section in the manual that is titled Maintenance, and you can simply look up oil in the index.

Hope this eases your mind.

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2008, depending on climate it is most likely 5W20

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Depending on your locations and the seasons will determine your type of viscosity is needed. Everything should be listed on your owner manuel and best to follow it. 5/30 or 10/30 wont hurt it.

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