Type of internal combustion engine. Four-stroke, naturally aspirated. Compression Ratio. 10.4:1 11.2:1. Power, hp. 164-182 hp (122-136 kW)/ 6,200-6,700. … GM 2.4L Ecotec engines are prone to high oil consumption, often due to piston oil rings wear. Because of additional piston cooling with oil sprayed by oil squirters/jets, some amount of oil can make its way past the bad rings …
FAQ recommended oil type for ecotec 2.4 engines
What kind of oil should I use in my engine?
Based on the information on the packaging, for most SOHC engines, Honda’s VTEC-LEV oil seems to be the best recommendation. For the DOHC and DOHC-VTEC engines, Honda’s “Engine Oil” will probably be the best recommendation.
Why does my Ecotec engine use so much oil?
GM 2.4L Ecotec engines are prone to high oil consumption, often due to piston oil rings wear. Because of additional piston cooling with oil sprayed by oil squirters/jets, some amount of oil can make its way past the bad rings into the combustion chamber, where it burns off.
Are there any problems with a 2 4 L Ecotec engine?
In addition, most 2.4L engines currently are in 10-15 years old high-mileage cars, so they are prone to failure due to wear and tear, no matter how good new they were. The most common GM 2.4L Ecotec engine problems include:
What kind of oil does a Honda VTEC engine take?
Honda VTEC-LEV oil In the Malaysian market at least, Honda officially markets two grades of engine oil. The “Honda Engine Oil” is a semi-synthetic 15W-40 oil which is recommended for all Honda engines, including the super high spec’ed DOHC VTEC and DOHC iVTEC versions.
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