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Castrol and maybe others has a site where you can put in your car make and it tells you what oil to use .. the site is really slow and a bit clunkey but could be a source of good info .. unfortunatly here is what they say about your car : ====== SM 5W-30 - Thank you for inquiring about what oil is best for your vehicle. Based on the information you provided, your vehicle requires a special engine oil that can only be purchased at your local dealer. Please visit your local dealer to ensure that your vehicle is serviced properly ========== thats a big yikes .. you can call their experts at 1 800 462 0835 .. or you can visit the info page below .. go to tools and services .. then click on "which oil to buy" .. then answer some dumb questions and a few that matter and they give you a recommendation .. warning their site is really slow ..

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