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What Brand of Synthetic Oil to use

Old 03-27-2010, 08:55 AM
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Originally Posted by mick11 View Post
I have always used Amsoil in my vehicles. never had a problem.
I only use AMSOIL (synthetic 2-stroke) in my PWC, plain old Castrol GTX white bottle 5-30 in the cars, and MOBIL-1 5-30 in wifes Sedona (same 3.5L as XG/Santa Fe)
Old 09-29-2010, 09:34 PM
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Default can we not use 5/w30

Will 5w30 affect the camphasers and oil control valves that are controlled by ECM?
I know 5w20 is on the oil cap but it tends to shut up the rattle on startup. Which I have been tolded by Hyundai tec is normal.
Old 09-29-2010, 09:45 PM
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Using thicker oil to quiet the rattle is not fixing the problem. Keep using 5w20 and fix the rattle. It has to do with a loose timing chain tensioner. It's very common on the 3.3L and 3.8L Lambda engine. Get it fixed by the dealer under warranty. Tell them about TSB 08-EM-001-1.

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Old 09-30-2010, 02:54 PM
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Default varable timing rattle

sorry the hyundi tec said the noise was normal and there are no problem with the tensioner.
Rattle ranges from 2 to 3 seconds not every time just after I drive 30 minutes or more i will drive next week to tampa from atl and when I restart after I stop after supper it will be noise. Oh! the dealership replaced my mobil 1 5w30 for there 5w20 kindell oil.
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