GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart)
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Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart)

Part No. 06144 Warranty Details  
TriShield is a unique triple-action technology that attracts, captures and disperses particles that can build up in engines and causes sludge build-up. TriShield stops small particles from becoming big problems, and protects the car you rely on. This innovative technology uses a polymer that contains two chemical hooks that attract and capture both sludge and soot in a single molecule, helping to prevent particles from building up. With TriShield Technology, Castrol has improved the potency and protection that GTX provides.

Product Features:
  • Unique TriShield technology actively protects against particles that build up in car engines with the most advanced sludge-fighting ingredients
  • Castrol GTX uses premium, custom-made additives and is the most advanced conventional oil available
  • Maximum protection against viscosity and thermal breakdown
  • Extreme detergency action helps prevent deposits
  • Exceeds API Service SM, SL, SJ and SH; ILSAC GF-4/GF-3/GF-2 for API Certified Gasoline Engine Oils; meets Energy Conserving Standards; GM6094M
  • Exceeds demanding US high-shear and stay-in-grade requirements for viscosity breakdown protection
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API Service Category:SN
ATV:No
Container Size:32 oz
Container Type:PLASTIC QUART BOTTLE
Conventional:Yes
Detergency:NON-DETERGENT
Race Only:No
Synthetic:No
Synthetic Blend:No
Viscosity Index:5W-30

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CastrolGTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart)
 
4.8

(based on 22 reviews)

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reduces wear (9)
  • Runs clean (8)
  • Improves vehicle performance (7)
  • Safe (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Regular use (7)
  • Car (4)
  • Truck (3)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Truck ran better

I switched from the oil in the yellow bottle that starts with the letter P and I tell you I think my truck is running better with this oil in it. It seem to...Read complete review

I switched from the oil in the yellow bottle that starts with the letter P and I tell you I think my truck is running better with this oil in it. It seem to reduce engine noise, feels more smooth. I know I had about 3-4k miles on the last oil change so dont know, either im seeing and hearing things or something changed.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Prone to Sludging

I bought a used Honda Accord with 70K on it. I was initially running Motorcraft 5W-20 synthetic blend because I also had an F-150 that took the same oil. At 100K I...Read complete review

I bought a used Honda Accord with 70K on it. I was initially running Motorcraft 5W-20 synthetic blend because I also had an F-150 that took the same oil. At 100K I pulled the valve cover to do a valve adjustment. Clean as a whistle inside. I had been noticing though that the engine used a small amount of oil, about 1/2 a quart every 1K. I found this is common for the 2.4 Honda engines and the easy fix is switch to 5W-30. This is the point I started using the Castrol GTX.

A little over 25K later I again removed the valve cover to install a new gasket set. I was shocked to see sludge deposits all over the inside of the valve cover. Some more research verified this oil is prone to coking. I will no longer use Castrol GTX. If you like it fine, but DO NOT let it go past 3K without a change. I don't do short trips or dirt roads and figured 5K changes were fine, as they were with the Motorcraft I used previously. Wrong. You have been warned.

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5.0

Black gold.

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Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

Works great for the old Subaru

 
5.0

Would buy again

By 

from Boardman ohio

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Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

Good oil

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5.0

Nice product

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from undisclosed

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Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

Cheap yet good

 
5.0

It's just oil, good price though

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from Boonsboro, Virginia

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Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

Awesome product fair price

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5.0

I have returned it,

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from Cahrlottesville va

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Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

I have return this item (motor oil), because I bought wrong one.

 
5.0

Good product at a good price

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from Swoyersville, PA

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

I use it on a Pontiac G6.

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  • No
 
5.0

Oil

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

Great price

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5.0

good oil

By 

from NC

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Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

good oil

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5.0

using this for 20 years

By 

from ny

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Pros

  • Improves Vehicle Performance
  • Reduces Wear

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Regular Use

    Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

    been using this oil for 20 years. No problems

     
    5.0

    oil

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    from albemarle nc

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    Pros

    • Runs Clean

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Truck

      Comments about Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart):

      good stuff

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      8 Questions | 8 Answers
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      • Q:

        The description says "•Extreme detergency action helps prevent deposits".
        But the specification says
        "Detergent or Non-Detergent: NON-DETERGENT"

        So which is it??
        Asked on 12/13/2014 by Yon Levins

        1 answer

      • Q:

        is this oli ok to use for 2005 chevy impala?
        Asked on 1/27/2014 by mina from sioux fall sd

        1 answer

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          A:

          Hi Mina, glad to assist you! This motor oil exceeds API Service SM, SL, SJ and SH, as well as exceeding all of the requirements of ILSAC GF-4/GF-3/GF-2 for API Certified Gasoline Engine Oils; exceeds GM6094M and Ford WSS M2C929-A.

          Answered on 1/27/2014 by Steve from AAP
      • Q:

        is this oil good for my Toyota corolla 1.8
        Asked on 1/18/2014 by none from duluth mn.55807

        1 answer

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          A:

          Good question! This motor oil exceeds API Service SM, SL, SJ and SH, as well as exceeding all of the requirements of ILSAC GF-4/GF-3/GF-2 for API Certified Gasoline Engine Oils; exceeds GM6094M and Ford WSS M2C929-A.

          Answered on 1/19/2014 by Morgan from AAP
      • Q:

        is this product fully synthetic and can it be used for Renault Megane 2003, diesel.

        thank you.
        Alea
        Asked on 3/21/2013 by Alea from Prishtine, Kosovo

        1 answer

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          A:

          The Castrol GTX 5W-30 Conventional Motor Oil (1 Quart) (Part No. 06144) is not a synthetic motor oil. Exceeds API Service SM, SL, SJ and SH, as well as exceeding all of the requirements of ILSAC GF-4/GF-3/GF-2 for API Certified Gasoline Engine Oils; exceeds GM6094M and Ford WSS M2C929-A. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

          Answered on 3/22/2013 by Steve from AAP
      • Q:

        Where is the rebate form? I purchased last night, I have the rebate proof-of-purchase - but was told the actual rebate form was online. Where?
        Asked on 8/5/2011 by mj

        1 answer

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          A:

          For further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you.

          Answered on 8/6/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
      • Q:

        how many qts need for a motor of cobalt 2008
        Asked on 8/8/2010 by ever 64 from aransas pass texas

        1 answer

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          A:

          I believe this holds between 4-5 quarts.

          Answered on 8/8/2010 by Mike from AAP
      • Q:

        how many qts need for a motor of cobalt 2008
        Asked on 8/8/2010 by ever 64 from aransas pass texas

        1 answer

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          A:

          I believe it holds 4-5 quarts.

          Answered on 8/8/2010 by Mike from AAP
      • Q:

        how many qts need for a motor of cobalt 2008
        Asked on 8/8/2010 by ever 64 from aransas pass texas

        1 answer

        • CUSTOMER CARE

          A:

          I believe it holds between 4-5 quarts.

          Answered on 8/8/2010 by Mike from AAP
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