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1990 Dodge Shadow
2.5L 4-cyl Engine Code [K] Engine Code [K]
Year: 1990
Make: Dodge
Model: Shadow
Engine: 2.5L 4-cyl Engine Code [K] Engine Code [K]
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 Shadow with engine code [K]) 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.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SJ
    Above -18C  »  10W-30
    Below 38C  »  5W-30 [1]
  2. Manual Transmission

  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS009

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
    [2] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3 P/N 04318080AC, meeting MS-4574

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  8.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, A413(31TH) Initial Fill  »  3.8 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    3 speed A413(31TH)  »  8.4 liters
    Manual Transmission, 4-SPD  »  1.8 liters
    Manual Transmission, 5-SPD  »  2.1 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  20 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 4-SPD
    Fill Plug 24 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug NA ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 5-SPD
    Fill Plug 24 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug NA ft/lbs

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

    Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EA15K51) [1]
    Oil Filter WIX 51348 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 46084 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33323 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58705 Trans Filter  
    Oil Vapor Filter WIX 46950 Crankcase Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Replaces the Ea15k33, which will still work for this vehicle
  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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ASL 5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

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...
XLF 5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

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...
OEF 5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

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...
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...
PSF Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
GLC Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease NLGI #2 (GLC)

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is qualified against the highest grease standards and designed for multiple-use applications. Composed of premium-quality synthetic base oils and calcium sulfonate complex thickeners, Multi-Purpose Grease provide...
GWR Synthetic Water Resistant Grease NLGI#2 (GWR)

Superior Lubrication and Protection in Automotive and Industrial Applications With Extensive Exposure to Water Package sizes include: 3-oz. Cartridges (not sold individually, comes in a pack of 3) 3-oz. Cartridges (case of 10) 14-oz. Cartri...
GRG DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease (GRG)

Exceptional High-Speed/High-Temperature Performance. AMSOIL DOMINATOR® Synthetic Racing Grease is engineered to protect high-performance bearings and chassis components in racing applications operated on snow, dirt, water or track. Package siz...
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...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
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:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.5
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:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
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:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brakes, front
Interval in Month(s):
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:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Wheel bearings, rear
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation of the wheel hub as it's mounted to the spindle.
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:
Supplemental Restraint System
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: System composed of a safety devices that do not require any action on the part of the occupants to be effective, and its controls and sensors.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Tie rod ends
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Ball and socket parts of the steering linkage that connect the wheel spindles to the rack and pinion or center link.
Distance:
52,500 miles (84,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
36
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:
82,500 miles (132,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
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:
112,500 miles (180,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
84
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.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1994-01-01
Bulletin Number:
182694
NHTSA Item Number:
39009

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Improved transmission shift quality. ( nhtsa item number - 39009 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-02-01
Bulletin Number:
212794
NHTSA Item Number:
39058

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Manual transaxle locked in neutral or locked in reverse. ( nhtsa item number - 39058 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-04-01
Bulletin Number:
CH081695
NHTSA Item Number:
41049

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Cruise control overshoot/undershoot during initial set speed selection. ( nhtsa item number - 41049 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-10-01
Bulletin Number:
081695REVA
NHTSA Item Number:
46371

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bulletin supersedes technical service bulletin 08-16-95, dated apr. 14, 1995. If the vehicle operator ( nhtsa item number - 46371 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
230397
NHTSA Item Number:
51942

Component Description: Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Difficult to clean light colored "chalky" residue from plastic body components that are molded in black. ( nhtsa item number - 51942 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
210597
NHTSA Item Number:
6088988

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with 41te/42le transaxle shudder during an emcc (electronically modulated converter clutch) shift. ( nhtsa item number - 6088988 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-05-01
Bulletin Number:
070397
NHTSA Item Number:
52963

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Various car owner's have expressed interest in using engine coolants made with propylene glycol instead of ethylene glycol. ( nhtsa item number - 52963 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-05-01
Bulletin Number:
070397
NHTSA Item Number:
6088786

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with engine coolant usage. ( nhtsa item number - 6088786 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
970919083297
NHTSA Item Number:
54423

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Authorized airbag deactivation for medical necessity. ( nhtsa item number - 54423 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
0832097
NHTSA Item Number:
6088834

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding nhtsa authorized airbag deactivation for medical necessity. ( nhtsa item number - 6088834 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
081698
NHTSA Item Number:
600862

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on installation of radio transmitting equipment. ( nhtsa item number - 600862 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-09-01
Bulletin Number:
081798 REV B
NHTSA Item Number:
602450

Component Description: Air bags:on-off switch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding the airbag on-off switches. ( nhtsa item number - 602450 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
081798
NHTSA Item Number:
603153

Component Description: Air bags:on-off switch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding airbag on - off switches. ( nhtsa item number - 603153 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
210599A
NHTSA Item Number:
607959

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin announces the availability and installation of a resuable automatic transmission oil pan gasket. ( nhtsa item number - 607959 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
233599
NHTSA Item Number:
607963

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on child seat tether anchors. ( nhtsa item number - 607963 ).

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:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
083799
NHTSA Item Number:
6089800

Component Description: Air bags:on-off switch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Daimlerchrysler corporation is now offerinb airbag on / off switches for selected vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 6089800 ).

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:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
082700
NHTSA Item Number:
6092304

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding non-deployed airbag handling procedures. ( nhtsa item number - 6092304 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-11-01
Bulletin Number:
2300800B
NHTSA Item Number:
615688

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding child seat tether anchors. ( nhtsa item number - 615688 ).

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 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
2100601
NHTSA Item Number:
621898

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Automatic transmission fluid usage atf+4. ( nhtsa item number - 621898 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
0801001
NHTSA Item Number:
620059

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding airbag / clock spring service for various models including 2002 model year jeep liberty. ( nhtsa item number - 620059 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
CHRYSLER, DODGE, FORD, MERCURY, PLYMOUTH
Model(s):
600, ACCLAIM, ARIES, CARAVAN, CARAVELLE, CHARGER, CONTOUR, COUGAR, DAYTONA, E CLASS, GRAND CARAVAN, GRAND VOYAGER, HORIZON, LANCER, LASER, LEBARON, MASERATI TC, MINI RAM VAN, MYSTIQUE, NEON, NEW YORKER, OMNI, PT CRUISER, RAMPAGE, RELIANT, SHADOW, SPIRIT, SUNDANCE, TOWN AND COUNTRY, TURISMO, VOYAGER
Year(s):
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
FEDERAL-MOGUL CHASSIS PRODUCTS
NHTSA ID:
08E033000
Recall Date:
April 14th, 2008
Units Affected:
6,903

Affected Component: Suspension.

Summary: Federal mogul is recalling 6,903 aftermarket ball joint assemblies shipped between november 9, 2007 and march 26, 2008, which may have been packaged with incorrect nuts. The part numbers packaged with incorrect nuts are: k7147, k7329, k8683, and 104353. These parts were made for use on the various vehicles listed above. .

Conequence: The nuts included in the packaging for these ball joint assemblies are missing the intended prevailing torque (self-locking) feature. If the incorrect nut was to become loose, the joining members may loosen leading to a separation of the ball joint. This may result in loss of vehicle control, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Federal mogul will notify owners and replace the parts free of charge. The recall began on may 22, 2008. Owners can contact federal mogul at 877-489-6659. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket ball joint assemblies and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles manufactured by the vehicle manufacturers. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
CHRYSLER, DODGE, PLYMOUTH
Model(s):
ACCLAIM, ARIES, CARAVAN, DAKOTA, DAYTONA, DYNASTY, HORIZON, LANCER, LEBARON, LEBARON GTS, OMNI, RELIANT, SHADOW, SPIRIT, SUNDANCE, VOYAGER
Year(s):
1989, 1990
Manufacturer:
CHRYSLER CORPORATION
NHTSA ID:
89V237000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
634,000

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Summary: The engine valve cover gasket may dislocate and allow an engine oil leak at the gasket. .

Conequence: The leakage of oil in the engine compartment could causea fire. .

Remedy: Replace gasket cover with revised cover, and rtv sealant will be applied in place of a gasket. .

Notes: System: engine valve cover gasket. Vehicle description: passenger cars, light trucks, and minivans. .

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