what kind of motor oil or viscosity i need to use if my truck has more than 100,000 milles?

Asked by Dec 05, 2014 at 11:19 PM about the 2000 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT Plus 4WD Crew Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i am using the 15w 40 and much noise is heard in the engine as if they were the valve
springs and no noise is removed even thoug if the motor is hot.

2 Answers

258,045

I always use what the manufacturer recommends. If your having valve train noises, I'd have the engine looked at or repaired vs masking it with thicker oil.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

I always use 10w40 with a bottle of LUCUS engine oil treatment...my 95 k1500 has over 252,000 miles on it

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Dodge Dakota Experts

  • #1
    banana
    Reputation
    1,070
  • #1
    Samantha Brown
    Reputation
    1,070
  • #3
    Snidely
    Reputation
    950
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Ram 1500
359 Great Deals out of 10,817 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,497 Great Deals out of 195,942 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
542 Great Deals out of 44,378 listings starting at $1,790
Used Ford Ranger
139 Great Deals out of 5,359 listings starting at $800
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,227 Great Deals out of 168,149 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Frontier
329 Great Deals out of 23,222 listings starting at $2,495
Used GMC Sierra 1500
970 Great Deals out of 65,610 listings starting at $1,975
Used Chevrolet S-10
19 Great Deals out of 1,242 listings starting at $1,600
Used Dodge Durango
259 Great Deals out of 22,767 listings starting at $895
Used Toyota Tundra
472 Great Deals out of 33,497 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Explorer Sport Trac
47 Great Deals out of 1,815 listings starting at $1,990

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Dakota For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 155 listings starting at $5,995
2009 Dodge Dakota For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 95 listings starting at $6,995
2008 Dodge Dakota For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 284 listings starting at $4,497
2007 Dodge Dakota For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 342 listings starting at $3,399
2006 Dodge Dakota For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 513 listings starting at $2,446

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.