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07 Maxima 3.5 Engine Oil

Old 03-11-2018, 09:31 AM
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07 Maxima 3.5 Engine Oil

All engines have there own oil tastes. And this is my first Nissan since a '74 Datsun Pickup. What oil does this engine prefer.
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Old 03-11-2018, 10:22 AM
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5W-30 API SN rated motor oil, Conventional. Semi-Synthetic, or full Synthetic.

Any major brand will do, as the API rating of SN is what you are looking for.

Check your oil on a regular basis, and change oil and filter as outlined in your owner's manual.
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Old 03-12-2018, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Deerebilt1 View Post
All engines have there own oil tastes. And this is my first Nissan since a '74 Datsun Pickup. What oil does this engine prefer.
I have been using 5W-30 Mobil 1 fully synthetic oil in my 04 maxima. Keep a close eye on the oil level since these maximas are known to consume/leak. My oil level is low after only 800/1000 miles after filling up the oil level.
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Old 03-13-2018, 05:21 AM
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Same here. I use 5-30 mobil 1 full synthetic on my 06. Since my last oil change, I saw it was low about 1/2 a quart after a little over 1200, so I would definitely keep an eye out for the oil level with these cars.
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Does not matter as your cylinders, pistons and rings will outlast the electric, suspension and body by a factor of 2x. I use high mileage Valvoline Maxlife after 100k miles and that helps to have no leaks. Otherwise it is a matter of taste and budget.
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Old 03-13-2018, 09:00 PM
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My Local Nissan changes my oil for $9.99, they use Mobile 1. I don't now the viscosity.
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