Question about 1996 Toyota 4Runner

2 Answers

Can I use desil oil 15/40 for toyota 4runner v6 gas 1996

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,050 Answers

You can if you want, although I doubt toyota would recommend it. Most factory oil recommendations take into account engine design parameters and oil plays a key part. Nowadays, manufacturers are moving toward a lighter grade of oil as passages and tolerances have become smaller in modern gasoline engines. Lighter oil flows faster when cold so if you move to a heavier flavor like 15/40 you may notice a little engine noise on start-up as it may take a little longer to get to places like hydraulic lifters. The heavier oil would be better if the engine is going to be loaded for an extended time, such as towing. For my money, I'd stick with something very close to the factory weight, but get synthetic. It really doesn't cost anymore as you can extend service intervals and it is just simply better. Google: "2.7L sludge" for a dodge nightmare that came from tight engine design.

Posted on May 02, 2010

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 20 Answers

Do not put that oil in your gasoline engine. diesel and gasoline motors are completly diferent as are the fluids you put in them. you MUST use car motor oil and not diesel oil or you're motor will need a full rebuild after 100mi or so.

Posted on May 02, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I check for a bad Toyota 4Runner oil pressure switch?


You can either replace the switch or use a mechanical gauge to check the actual oil pressure.

Jul 24, 2012 | 1996 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

I'm proudly own a 1995 Toyota 4Runner with 3.0L V6 engine, with 149k on it and i want to ask if there's any way to improve MPG, i put correct pressure on tires, clean MAF sensor, altough no...


verify good spark plugs and correct ignition timing. make sure the engine is getting to correct temp (195f) Has the mileage always been this bad? be sure the cam timing is correct.

Aug 30, 2011 | 1995 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

Unable to start 1996 toyota 4runner.It makes squeky sound when turn the key on ?


First check the starter, if not check the engine oil. Also try to put other person to start the engine and you try to see were the sound comes with the hood open. Hear carefully.

Oct 21, 2010 | 1996 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

Need a serpintine belt routing diagram for a 2006 toyota 4runner with a 4.0 liter engine


2006 TOYOTA 4RUNNER - V6 4.0L 3956cc GAS FI N 1GRFE
Belt Routing Diagram - Multiple Accessory, w/A.C.

d37ec2f.jpg

From DAYCO Products Catalog

Hope help with this (remember rated this post). Good luck.

May 19, 2010 | 2006 Toyota 4Runner

2 Answers

Toyota surf v6 petrol 3vz-3 engine vacum diagram


go online type in toyota surf v6 petrol 3vz-3 engine vacum diagram

Sep 20, 2009 | 1986 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

What weight oil should I use in my 1995 Toyota 4Runner V6? I live in a tropical climate year round, avg. temp 80-90, if that makes a difference.


The proper oil for your Toyota is API 'SG' or 'SH" 10 w 30. And yes, the climate does make a difference it the oil weight. If you drove it where the temp was 50degrees or lower, it would require 5 w 30.

Jul 13, 2009 | 1995 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

How do I reset the check engine light on a 1996 Toyota 4runner 4x


Remove the positive battery cable, step on brake for 10 seconds, then reconnect cable. This clears your ECM of the fault code, but will not eliminate the fault (which, will reset and re-light the "check engine" bulb within 50 miles if it is really a defective component).

Mar 31, 2009 | 1996 Toyota 4Runner

2 Answers

1997 4Runner oil quantity


For a V6 # Liter engine, you will use a galon and almost half (that is about 6 Liters of oil). I use a Toyota camry V6 3 Liter engine that shares the same engine with the Toyota 4Runner.

Rate this Fixya!

Mar 21, 2009 | 1997 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

Low oil pressure reading on ´96 Toyota T100


hi ben
my answer would be yes i would wory about it...
Guages are put on vehicals for a reason not just for looks i would have the car hooked to a diagnostic center and checked even though the guage may be faulty but i wouldnt take a chance

Feb 18, 2009 | 1990 Toyota 4Runner

1 Answer

How many quarts of oil for a 2004 toyota 4runner v v t-i v6 four wheel drive?


MOST CARS HOLD 5 QUARTS OF OIL IF YUORS IS DIFFERENT THE BUY 5 AND PUT IN FOUR AND CHECK OIL IF LOW ADD MORE SHOULD B 5 QUARTS. PLEASE RATE MY RESPONSE

Dec 29, 2008 | 2004 Toyota 4Runner

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Toyota 4Runner Logo

158 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

74896 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7688 Answers

Are you a Toyota Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...