do i have to use 5w20 motor oil


Asked by Jul 31, 2016 at 11:34 AM about the 2007 Chrysler Town & Country 4 Dr LX

Question type: General

my van has 173500. miles on it  3.3 litre

3 Answers


You don't have to do anything, but, what does your owner's manual recommend??? If you care and you should, follow the instructions.

Bob Beaman

173,500 miles. I would ignore Mark and the owner's manual and run 5w30 in a name brand conventional oil changing it every 5,000 miles or 1 year whichever comes first. I personally use MotorCraft Synthetic blend available at you local Walmart for a good price.


Well, my remarks were rhetorical, but, again, you've gone 173,500 miles on the current oil recommended so that's worked pretty well for you...My question is what's going on that requires you to change what you are doing?? If you are burning oil or have worn rings and valves, going to a 5-30 may not help you out that much,. If you are burning a lot of oil, you'll likely continue with this problem until your car is fixed..... And, 173,500 miles is a lot, what are you complaining about? I'm sure that you can go to about 200,000 miles easily, after that, it will require more attention.. Good luck.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • my chrysler town&country limited 2005 will not start 3 answers

    The vehicle was seriously low on oil. After putting oil it will not start

    2005 Chrysler Town & Country Limited



  • I have a 2002 chrysler towncountry minivan does the motor3.3 is it good motor can't somebody tell me please 1 answer

    2002 Chrysler Town & Country EX



  • won't start 1 answer

    I stopped to get gas, it started for a minute and it died, the oil light came on and i put a quart of oil in it and after 15 minutes it finally started and i drove it 3 miles down the road and it died...

    2000 Chrysler Town & Country Limited



  • Why???? 3 answers

    3.3L engine and I'm been losing 2 1/2 qts since my last change we do a oil change every 5000 miles and that was in Oct 2015 it is 1/31/16 and I don't even have 5000 on it yet and check the oil and I'm...

    2008 Chrysler Town & Country LX



  • oil usage 80 answers

    I have an 08 with the 3.8 engine, it is using over a quart of oil between changes, there are no leaks it runs good does not smoke or anything. Does anyone else have this problem or any ideas where the...

    2008 Chrysler Town & Country Touring


    Maintenance & Repair

Town & Country

Looking for a Used Town & Country in your area?

CarGurus has 22,211 nationwide Town & Country listings starting at $1,787.


Search Chrysler Town & Country Questions

Chrysler Town & Country Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,610
#2 thejeepdoctor
Reputation 1,330
#3 dandyoun
Reputation 1,300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Grand Caravan"
432 Great Deals out of 30,349 listings starting at $1,650
Used Honda Odyssey"
394 Great Deals out of 26,297 listings starting at $500
Used Toyota Sienna"
359 Great Deals out of 25,823 listings starting at $600
Used Dodge Caravan"
1,068 listings starting at $2,950
Used Chrysler Pacifica"
32 Great Deals out of 21,556 listings starting at $1,995
Used Kia Sedona"
157 Great Deals out of 9,576 listings starting at $1,999
Used Nissan Quest"
100 Great Deals out of 3,626 listings starting at $2,900
Used Ford Explorer"
1,336 Great Deals out of 71,680 listings starting at $300
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
1,056 Great Deals out of 36,219 listings starting at $1,700
Used GMC Acadia"
1,013 Great Deals out of 34,955 listings starting at $4,960
Used Ford F-150"
3,183 Great Deals out of 216,374 listings starting at $1,900
Used Dodge Durango"
389 Great Deals out of 22,633 listings starting at $1,700
Used Honda Pilot"
560 Great Deals out of 19,321 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars For Sale

2016 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
289 Great Deals out of 5,883 listings starting at $17,477
2015 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
97 Great Deals out of 2,866 listings starting at $14,975
2014 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
91 Great Deals out of 2,284 listings starting at $11,750
2013 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
107 Great Deals out of 2,152 listings starting at $8,688
2012 Chrysler Town & Country For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 1,200 listings starting at $7,495