| ...besides price, that is.
| I have a 1999 Chevy Malibu with the 3.1L V-6. It has about 37,000 miles.
| I have NOT had the leaking gasket problem (yet) on this engine. I was
| thinking of switching to full synthetic motor oil (Mobil One)- to protect
| from the abuse of the short trips I take.
| Are there drawbacks to using Mobil 1 in this car? Would the
| cleaners in the synthetic eat away any seals/gaskets faster than cleaners
| in conventional motor oil?
Shouldn't be a problem...I used Mobil-1 in a 2003 Malibu 3.1 V6...no problem.
Same reason...frequent short trips under 5 miles, especially in the winter