What type of oil?

Asked by Jun 01, 2017 at 07:56 PM about the 2004 Dodge Viper 2 Dr SRT-10 Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What type of oil is used in the 2004 Dodge viper? The
manual says 10w30 and the cap says 0w40 called the
dealership they said they would put 10w30 but then I bear
0w40 is what's recommended by viper engineers my... So I
go with the 10w 30 and now I have really noisy lifters would
I harm anything by going with 0w40?

5 Answers

79,095

No harm to use the 0-40 weight oil. Sounds like that is recommended anyway.

22,085

Main thing is changing the oil & filter before it gets dirty.

25

Mobil 1 Synthetic

15

Like @rowefast said, just consider your kind of weather on your area. If too hot = go a bit more viscous, too cold = a bit more lighter, but always ALWAYS use synthetic.

610

All dodge v8 and v10 have to run synthetic oil. They recommend red line synthetic but you can use store brand synthetic with close or to the same viscosity index. Seen brand new 5.7, 6.1 and 6.4 with lifters tapping because of standard oil.

Your Answer

Viper

Looking for a Used Viper in your area?

CarGurus has 213 nationwide Viper listings starting at $30,195.

ZIP:

Dodge Viper Experts

  • #1
    Markw1952
    Reputation
    110
  • #2
    Daniel Reed
    Reputation
    70
  • #3
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    60
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Corvette
124 Great Deals out of 16,131 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Mustang
344 Great Deals out of 42,036 listings starting at $1,488
Used Porsche 911
129 Great Deals out of 5,258 listings starting at $10,099
Used Dodge Ram SRT-10
101 listings starting at $13,995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Dodge Viper For Sale
12 listings starting at $126,929
2016 Dodge Viper For Sale
18 listings starting at $88,300
2015 Dodge Viper For Sale
7 listings starting at $115,235
2009 Dodge Viper For Sale
15 listings starting at $55,000
2008 Dodge Viper For Sale
11 listings starting at $49,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.