Chevy 3.6L V-6 Oil Change

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    Cool Chevy 3.6L V-6 Oil Change

    Does anyone know any specifics about changing the oil in the subject motor?

    I have done hundreds of oil changes, but never on this engine. I was just wondering if there were any tips or hints out there.

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    Re: Chevy 3.6L V-6 Oil Change

    if its a 3.6 in a traverse,or other lambda have fun. remove the filter from the top, takes a 48 filter.
    should be about 6 quarts.

    3.6 in a malibu, never done one before, assume its similar to the other 3.6 liter high feature engines.
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    Re: Chevy 3.6L V-6 Oil Change

    Some of the HF's use a cartridge instead...top removal too...none of the Chevy's...just the CTS, STS, SRX & G8 so far...

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    Re: Chevy 3.6L V-6 Oil Change

    Good luck getting the oil filter out if the car is hot. GM positioned it in such a hard to get to manner, if the car is hot and you make a mistake say hello to some pretty neat burns.

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    Re: Chevy 3.6L V-6 Oil Change

    the 3.6 in my CTS requires Mobil 1 (or similar synthetic) per the oil filler cap! Did they do that on the Chevy models? FYI one of the easiest oil changes around!
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    Re: Chevy 3.6L V-6 Oil Change

    Quote Originally Posted by 91 s-10baja View Post
    the 3.6 in my CTS requires Mobil 1 (or similar synthetic) per the oil filler cap! Did they do that on the Chevy models? FYI one of the easiest oil changes around!
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    Re: Chevy 3.6L V-6 Oil Change

    yeah the caddys are nice. quick and easy. almost like an ecotec cartridge.

    no the chevy vehicles dont require mobil 1. dont know why cadillac does either.
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