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1990 Dodge Colt
1.6L 4-cyl Engine Code [Y] Engine Code [Y]
Year: 1990
Make: Dodge
Model: Colt
Engine: 1.6L 4-cyl Engine Code [Y] Engine Code [Y]
Fuel: Gasoline

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1990 Dodge Colt with engine code [Y]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc. for 1990 Dodge Colt with engine code [Y] hide.
Product Availability Listing This guide lists all available AMSOIL & substitute brand products that meet or exceed OEM (Dodge) recommendation for each equipment. Any one of the recommended product can be used. One may be better than the other, you can review product details & price or contact us to ask our opinion pertaining to your usage and preference hide.
Operating Temperature Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sometimes provide different product recommendations based on operating environment temperature for a given equipment. This product cross reference guide will list such recommendations based on OEM guidelines. Some OEM recommended viscosity pertaining to a specific temperature range may not be available from AMSOIL.

However, AMSOIL products recommended for another temperature range can be safely used because AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are engineered to provide exceptional performance for significantly broader temperature range when compared to conventional & or other brand synthetic oils. For more information on a lubricants cold temperature performance; please refer to "Pour Point" from "Technical Properties" table located at the bottom of each lubricant product page hide.
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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SJ
    Above -23C  »  10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-50
    Above 0C  »  20W-20, 20W-40, 20W-50
    Below 16C  »  5W-30, 5W-40
    Below 16C  »  5W-20 [1]
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, F5M22-2 (5-SPD)  »  GL-4

    All TEMPS  »  75W-90
    Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 (MTGPK)
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  6. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  7. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 5W-20 is not recommended for sustained high speeds.
    [2] DEXRON-II Automatic Transmission Fluid
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3

  8. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.4 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  6 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, F3A21-2 Initial Fill  »  4.5 liters
    Automatic Transmission, KM176-5 Initial Fill  »  4.5 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed KM176-5  »  6 liters
    3 speed F3A21-2  »  6 liters
    Manual Transmission, F5M22-2 (5-SPD)  »  1.8 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  26-32 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug 22-25 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 22-25 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter WIX 51381 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 46264 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33500 Fuel Filter [1]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Universal Style with Adjustable Cradles
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ATM 10W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ATM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLT 10W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLT)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OET 10W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OET)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
MTG 75W-90 (GL-4) Synthetic Gear Lube (MTG)

AMSOIL Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (MTG) is a premium blend of the finest synthetic base oils and advanced, high-performance additives. It is formulated specifically for maximum protection in the most demanding manual trans...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
3.7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pads
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction material attached to a metal backing plate.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a front-wheel drive vehicle or a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspension, the short axles that connect the driven wheels with the driving force. Drive axles typically have CV (constant velocity)-joints on their ends.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Clean/repack
Item:
Wheel bearings
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation between the wheel hub and spindle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints & steering linkage
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricated parts of the steering and suspension systems that allow relatively friction-free movement.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brakes, rear
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Also used to refer to the brake system's most frequently replaced parts, brake pads and/or brake shoes.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Wheel cylinders, rear
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In drum-type brakes, small-bore hydraulic cylinders that are fitted between the brake shoes and are actuated when the brakes are applied.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel system
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of parts that stores and delivers fuel for the engine, including the fuel cap, fuel tank, fuel lines and hoses, fuel pump, fuel filter and fuel injectors or carburetor.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Emissions hoses & tubes
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Hoses and tubes utilized by any of a vehicle's emission control devices.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel hoses
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Flexible tubing in the fuel system.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
2.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
233599REVA
NHTSA Item Number:
612160

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on the child seat tether anchors. ( nhtsa item number - 612160 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
080600
NHTSA Item Number:
609995

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides a revised wire splice procedure and related parts. ( nhtsa item number - 609995 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
230800
NHTSA Item Number:
610635

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding child seat tether anchors. ( nhtsa item number - 610635 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-12-01
Bulletin Number:
0800600REV
NHTSA Item Number:
618049

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding wire splice repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 618049 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
DODGE, EAGLE, PLYMOUTH
Model(s):
COLT, CONQUEST, LASER, POWER RAM 50, RAIDER, RAM 50, STEALTH, SUMMIT, TALON
Year(s):
1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
Manufacturer:
CHRYSLER CORPORATION
NHTSA ID:
95V103003
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
920,000

Affected Component: Seat belts:front:buckle assembly.

Summary: The front safety belt buckle release buttons can break. These red plastic release buttons are marked "press. " if a button breaks, pieces can fall into the buckle assembly causing the buckle to operate improperly. .

Conequence: The safety belts would not provide adequate protection to an occupant in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Owners should promptly check the condition and operation of both front safety belt buckles and carefully inspect the red release button for any breaks or cracks. They should ensure that both buckles are operating properly by inserting each latch plate into its buckle, tugging on the belt to make sure the latch is securely locked, and then pressing the release button. The latch plate should pop out of the buckle when the button is pressed. If either release button shows a sign of breaking or cracking or if either buckle fails to operate properly, owners should promptly contact their authorized dealer to schedule an appointment to have the buckle replaced or repaired, free of charge. The manufacturer is developing a remedy designed to prevent failure of the buttons that are not currently broken. .

Notes: System: interior; seat belts; belt buckles. Vehicle description: passenger, multi-purpose vehicles and light duty trucks equipped with safety belts made by takata corporation. Note: if your vehicle is presented to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and the remedy is not provided free of charge within a reasonable time, please contact chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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