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GQ4Life 12-16-2009 09:34 AM

First oil change question
When does everyone recommend first oil change?
what does dealer say?

swizz 12-16-2009 09:41 AM

There's a sticky thread for this. I didn't follow it to the T. But pretty much get that crap out of there at 1500miles. I'd say use your own discretion but there is definitely a break in period for this car.

01pewterz28 12-16-2009 09:45 AM

I just did mine this past weekend I did it at 2500 miles

Wild Bill 12-16-2009 09:47 AM

Did the first at 500 miles.

D1BADZ 12-16-2009 09:48 AM

a poo na, ewet shels ne hoi jai?

Michael_Js 12-16-2009 09:55 AM

Change all those bad boy fluids! :) My oil had lots of metal particles in it around 1500 miles. My Diff fluid was murky, the trans fluid looked ok...many threads on changing, torque values, amounts... ;)

Lydon 12-16-2009 09:56 AM

Your DIC (if you have it) will tell you when your oil life is up. FYI - Chevrolet puts "special" break-in oil in all new vehicles, so I am waiting to change mine. I figure they know what they're doing with regards to keeping my engine performing to it's potential - I want to trust Chevrolet. ;-)

Blade 12-16-2009 10:06 AM

^ I was wondering the same thing. The DIC should tell you when to do that. The DIC in my TSX has been very dependable, and I am sure the Chevy did it right in the Camaros too.

2010 SSRS 12-16-2009 10:07 AM

500 miles

patm 12-16-2009 10:11 AM

Dealer said they put an additive in the oil and you should change it at 3000 miles.There is something in it to break in the engine.

GQ4Life 12-16-2009 10:57 AM

Im at 1350 miles.. guess I'll change at 1500miles.. change all the fluids, oil, tranny and diff?

OUR72GTO 12-16-2009 12:03 PM

It's all in the owners manual you paid for.

67 Convertible 12-16-2009 12:09 PM

I changed mine at 1,400 and again at 2,900. With synthetic I'll go every 5,000 or so from now on, no matter what the DIC says.

2SSRS_2010 12-16-2009 12:25 PM

800 miles (changed by dealer)

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