Recommended Fluids and Lubricants

Usage Fluid/Lubrican
Engine Oil The engine requires engine oil approved to the dexos specification. Oils meeting this specification can be identified with the dexos certification mark. Look for and use only an engine oil that displays the dexos certification mark of the proper viscosity grade. See Engine Oil .
Engine Coolant 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL Coolant.

See Engine Coolant .

Hydraulic Brake/Clutch System (Vehicles with DOT 3 brake fluid) DOT 3 Hydraulic Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 88862806, in Canada 88862807).
Hydraulic Brake/Clutch System (Vehicles with DOT 4 brake fluid) DOT 4 Hydraulic Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 88958860, in Canada 88901244).
Windshield Washer Optikleen® Washer Solvent.
Hydraulic Power Steering System DEXRON®-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.
Automatic Transmission (2.4L Engine) DEXRON®-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.
Automatic Transmission (2.0L Engine) Automatic Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. 19256039, in Canada 19256040).
Manual Transmission Castrol BOT 0402 Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. 88862472, in Canada 88862473).
Key Lock Cylinders Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).
Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. 12346293, in Canada 992723) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.
Hood and Door Hinges Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).
Weatherstrip Conditioning Weatherstrip Lubricant (GM Part No. 3634770, in Canada 10953518) or Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. 12345579, in Canada 992887).
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    DVD Player
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