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I messed up! I used the oil for my 5.7 hemi, 5w-20 Mobil 1 Synthetic, in the SRT8 which requires 0W-40!!!
What should I do? Will I be OK until next oil change or do I need to do it over?
 

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I'm not fussy. I don't really drive the car fast either. It sits in the garage mostly and then shopping on the weekends.

Willl the oil harm the engine? I live in FL and it gets hot!
 

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just givng my opinion, and it's not a professional one.

i would change it back.
 

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It's only a few bucks for oil and a filter versus possible serious engine damage costing much much more. CHANGE IT! :smashfrea

Dante!
 

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I wouldn't worry about it.

I think there's a TSB on the oil pump stating to use 15-50w if it starts to whine.

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For the cost of a few litres/quarts of oil and a filter, I would change it. :smashfrea Compare the cost to major engine repairs, especially if Chryco decides not to cover them under warranty.

Dante!
 

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some people on here are lil ladies and think the worse case scenario if the consistancy of the oil is a lil thicker. absolutly nothing will happen. dont waste your time or money. just leave it alone and change it next time.
 

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If it were thicker viscosity I wouldn't worry about but thinner would scare me. Change it!
 

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OOPS i'm a dumba$$.

I read 5-20w, but thought 5-50w ?!?

Anyways, ya going thinner is bad for high performance engines in the summer.

I would change it :)

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