what is the recommended oil grade to use for a 1996 gmc sierra extended cab 4wd pickup

jag1234
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Asked by jag1234 Mar 25, 2012 at 05:55 AM about the 1996 GMC Sierra 1500 C1500 SL Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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TJMOOSEHEAD
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Usually requires 5w30. some hotter areas may require 10w30 but that's the thickest oil you should ever use in this vehicle - assuming of course this is a gas engine.

Jonathan Cardwell
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I use 5w30 in my 1995 sierra. I'd recommend using the high mileage partial synthetic from castrol if you have over 75k (which I would imagine your 96 would). My truck still runs perfect with 275k with that oil

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