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How to Choose the Oil and Fluids on a Pontiac Grand Am

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The compact Pontiac Grand Am shares many mechanical characteristics with its big brother, the Grand Prix. The recommended fluids for both vehicles are practically identical. These steps apply to the 1985 to 2005 model years of the Pontiac Grand Am.

Tools Used: Tools, GM Goodwrench 5W30 engine oil, Delco Supreme 11 DOT 3 brake fluid, Hydraulic Clutch Fluid, Synchromesh Transmission Fluid or DEXRON-III automatic transmission fluid, GM Power Steering Fluid, Goodwrench or Havoline DEX-COOL engine coolant

Choose the Oil and Fluids

Run GM Goodwrench or an equivalent engine oil of viscosity 5W30 in your Pontiac Grand Am. A 10W30 oil is acceptable if temperatures won’t fall below 0 degrees Fahrenheit before your next oil change.Use Delco Supreme 11 Brake Fluid or an equivalent DOT 3 brake fluid in your Pontiac Grand Am.