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I searched all technical posts on here and read all the ones pertaining to oil and got nothing...what oil viscosity do these things call for? 0.9L 3cyl turbo engine btw (USA).

I just ordered an 8mm square male socket on Amazon for $3 and an oil filter for $12.50. Dealer quoted $120 for the job and I refuse to pay that...especially when this same dealer has mucked up both warranty service jobs I've taken it in for.
 

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Did you look at the wall behind the passenger seat? I bought my car used (same year as yours) and the owner's manual packet was velcro'ed there. (Yes, I thought my car didn't come with the owner's manual too)
I think it uses Mobil-1 5w40

-Kelvin
 

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Don’t forget the socket needed to remove the oil filter cap. The cap is in an awkward location and is plastic. Easy to bugger up the hex post if the socket isn’t the correct size. I’ve used 5w-30 in both the 451 I had and in the 453 I now have.
 

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I use Pennzoil 0W-40. ran great in my 451...

Liqui Moly is available from Rock Auto...

You can get the oil filter from Rock Auto too..

I use the Wix 51356 oil filter on my 451...
 
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