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What type of oil does a 95 pontiac grand am take?

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I'm assuming engine oil and if it is a 4 cylinder i would use a 5W-30 but if it is a 6 cylinder i would use a 10W-30 only for better protection.

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I have a 6 cylinder 1995 grand am and i only use 5w-30 because of the temperature variation of where i live if you live someplace where it gets cold use 5w-30 if not then use 10w-30

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You probably have a canister filter which is located under the hood. You have to screw off the top of a canister and the oil filter looks like a small cylinder-like paper filter. Did you check your owners manual?

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usually any name brand such as pennzoil,havoline, or such. just be sure to use the same kind of brand when you do oil change.
it is not good to mix oil because some have different chemicals in it and could cause to break down faster.
10w-40w is a good one for warmer areas.10w-30w is good for winter areas. the last number is the thickness of the oil. they do make thicker and thinner weights. id use like 20w-50w if the car smokes a lot.
make sure the oil has the api sticker on it. some brands are so cheap(like from dollar store-no mame brands), just wasting your money.
make sure also the it has the 10w in front of the other you get; 10w40w..etc
they do make some like just 30w or 40w.
check ads at parts store to get a good deal on oil..lots of places like autozone and such, usually can get lot cheaper than places like walmart or dealerships or such.might want to stock up when you see a good sale for when gas goes up ..so will oil.
10w-40w havoline or pennzoil i recommend for your car.

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