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What kind of Oil, oil filter do you use in your Elantra 2.0L engine?

In the USA, go by the API ratings, an "S" something letter. SN is currently the best for good sealing, temperature, and minimum sludge. Wear resistance is something else.

Owners manual states at least API-SM and shows a Quaker State logo. Before the latest GM dexos stuff, been using Quaker State for years, the conventional stuff without engine problems even with well over 200K miles on the vehicle. With newer stuff, switched to Mobile One, but see it show much higher engine wear than Quaker State Ultimate Durability.

Other factor is how often you replace it, but dealer is pretty firm on 7,500 miles absolute maximum to maintain the warranty.
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Hyundai filters, and Hyundai filters ONLY! Quaker State blend. Dealer does it. Last Elantra was same scenario...72,100 and never, ever experienced any problems. When was the mast time you experienced an "oil-related failure" on a vehicle that had routine service performed, by the book?

I'm sure there are some. Statistically proven. But this same statistics point heavily in the opposite direction.

Oil changes, filter types, brands, viscosities, mileage intervals, extreme/severe/normal use, etc. used to drive me up the wall and keep me awake some nights. I'm over it. I decided to throw these concerns into the laps of the oil gods. They can deal with it. The car is warranted and I am not an auto abuser.

Life's gotten so much simpler since then. See ya down the road, worry-warts!

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much higher engine wear? based on what? mobil ran a bmw a million miles on 0w-30. it took 4 years. after that, they drove the car from new york to vegas for a show, then back again. the car now lives in the bmw museum in munich. no one else has had the balls to test their oil for 4 years. i seen all them 3ball, 4ball, no ball tests, bearing test, blah, blah. what oil are they all comparing it to? mobil 1. like years ago, when volvo was showing one of their cars nosing out a bmw in an acceleration test. then the actual facts came out. while the volvo did beat the bmw, the volvo had several thousand miles on it, carefully broke in. the bmw had like zero miles on it.
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Here we go! You guys enjoy your facts, figures, testimonials, and the like. LOL Who's gonna be the first to reference BITOG?
Love a good-spirited debate. I'll just sit on the sidelines and cheer.
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Here we go! You guys enjoy your facts, figures, testimonials, and the like. LOL Who's gonna be the first to reference BITOG?
Love a good-spirited debate. I'll just sit on the sidelines and cheer.
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Absolutely, that's what makes it so entertaining. My take on it? Those posting on here, regardless of personal preferences, are EXACTLY the type of owners you'd want to buy your next used car from.

Show me a guy/gal that's as OCD as we are, and I'll show you a great, well-maintained vehicle!
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Absolutely, that's what makes it so entertaining. My take on it? Those posting on here, regardless of personal preferences, are EXACTLY the type of owners you'd want to buy your next used car from.

Show me a guy/gal that's as OCD as we are, and I'll show you a great, well-maintained vehicle!
Yeap! Agree with you 110 %.

Neighbours come around when I wash my car and I dry inside the doors and the. engine bay and they start asking questions.
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When was the mast time you experienced an "oil-related failure" on a vehicle that had routine service performed, by the book? Oil changes, filter types, brands, viscosities, mileage intervals, extreme/severe/normal use, etc. used to drive me up the wall and keep me awake some nights. I'm over it. I decided to throw these concerns into the laps of the oil gods. They can deal with it. The car is warranted and I am not an auto abuser. Life's gotten so much simpler since then. See ya down the road, worry-warts!
So true, after years of obsessing and doing UOA etc I came to the conclusion it really does not make any difference, with today's oils and engines the engine will outlast the rest of the vehicle with a reasonable OCI and maintenance.
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Yeap! Agree with you 110 %.

Neighbours come around when I wash my car and I dry inside the doors and the. engine bay and they start asking questions.
Inside the door? The jambs? We could be Siamese twins. LOL

I even wax underneath the hood, regularly. Usually after the "every Satuday" wash ritual.

For the engine, I wipe down with a damp cloth as I'm checking fluids and oil level, stuff like that. I do, however, wax the engine cover, the front cowling above the grille, top of the fuse box, seals and cowling above the firewall. And, the word "ENGINE OIL" on the dip stick is perfectly lined up where you can read it at a glance.

How's that for anal?
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