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2008 Toyota Corolla Question: oil change

 

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ractem, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Hattiesburg, MS, July 12, 2010, 18:35
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How often should the oil be changed on a 2008 Toyota Corolla and does it require synthetic oil?

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    July 12, 2010, 19:37
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    newer cars go 5000 between changes and synthetic is an option, not a requirement.

    Roy

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    July 13, 2010, 11:37
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    I change my oil and filter every 3000-3500 but as Roy mentioned 5000 miles would be fine. I've used Castrol brand oil since the 80s and find it to be a very good oil. Synthetic oil is not needed just be sure to purchase a quality brand.

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