what should the gage read for the motor oil

Asked by Jun 08, 2017 at 04:01 AM about the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 2003 chevy silverado and would like to know how many quartes of oil
to put in what type of oil and what should my gage read for the motor oil

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It should take 4.5 to 5 quarts of oil, 10w30 weight is what I would use, the oil pressure gauge at idle when warmed up should read no less than 20 lbs, , 40 or more on the highway.

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