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Old 03-05-2010, 03:29 PM
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this morning i asked for an oil change i mentioned to them that the truck has a hemi and requires 5w 20 and i wanted amsoil as im driving home the trucks oil pressure was very high and the truck was struggling when i pull in my driveway i read my sticker and low and behold the put 10w 30 in my truck so i had to drive back and they had to do the oil change again i will not let my truck have an oil change anywhere but the dealer now i would rather pay more and know it was done right then after waiting 3 hours for an oil change at a local shop only to have to come back and wait another hour and a half for them to fix it, i am was so mad at them i broke my closet door from ripping the handle off it
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Old 03-05-2010, 03:36 PM
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will this have done any damage to the truck?
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No, the engine should be fine.
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Old 03-05-2010, 03:43 PM
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oh thank you for the response that gives me so much relief when i can give them to you again
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I am suprised that the engine ran differently. In my old ranger I used to use heavy duty weight oil(burned oil and the heavier weight burned less) and it still ran fine. Also the fact that you cant always trust a mechanic so thats why I always change my own oil. Its cheaper and I will know it is done right.
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i used to go to Jiffy Lube with my old chevy truck, i stated that i only used Castrol oil, I walked out to have a smoke & I watched them pouring Valvoline into the truck & insisted that they drain it, they would not change the oil filter out, i later found out that they had had several complaints from customers
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Change it yourself, dealers are not impervious to mistakes either. I would be willing to bet they didnt use amsoil either as I think you can only get it from a dealer (amsoil dealer). 5w 20 is for Hemi's with MDS 5w 30 for Hemi's with no MDS.

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You ripped a door handle, I would beat something wth a bat.
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my dealership is great $30.95 everytime, drop the oil evey 3 K..
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You ripped a door handle, I would beat something wth a bat.
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