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Bottom line is, if your vehicle is running good with 5w30, why would you want to change it? If it's the weight which is specified for it to run/behave properly, this is what you should be using. Engines are made with certain clearances to utilize certain oils. When you start messing with this, you are introducing a possible problem for your engine. Besides, ...


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If it pours straight out when you pour it in, you should be able to see where it is leaking. So get another quart of oil, place a tray down to catch the leaking oil and pour the new oil in. Now check around the oil filter, oil drain plug, any other sump plugs.


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If you've up a road and completely out of a oil and running from zombies, you can actually use vegetable oil...if absolutely necessary...if you change it immediately... You should choose a high temperature tolerant oil, so avoid olive oil. Canola or coconut would work better.



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