Look up Chevrolet Alero specifications, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.

Engine 2.2L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil Viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 5.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.2L 4-Cylinder: 0.040”

Engine 3.4L 6-Cylinder OHV

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 4.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.4L 6-Cylinder: 0.060”


  • Capacity: 14.1 gallons(53.4L)


  • Type: 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL® Coolant
  • Capacity
  • 2.2L L4 † Engine: 8.6 quarts (8.2 L)
  • 3400 V6 Engine: 13.6 quarts (12.9 L)

Hydraulic Brake System

  • Type: Delco Supreme 11 Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid.

Windshield Washer Solvent

  • Type: GM Optikleen® Washer Solvent

Hydraulic Clutch System

  • Type: Hydraulic Clutch Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 12345347 in Canada 10953517) or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid.

Power Steering System

  • Type: GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 89021184, in Canada 89021186).

Manual Transaxle

  • Type: DEXRON®-III Automatic Transmission Fluid.
  • Capacity: 1.8 quarts (1.7 L)

Automatic Transaxle

  • Type: DEXRON®-III Automatic Transmission Fluid.
  • Capacity: 9.5 quarts (9.0 L)

Key Lock Cylinder

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl

  • Type: Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. U.S. 12346293, in Canada 992723) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Hood and Door Hinges

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Weatherstrip Conditioning

  • Type: Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. U.S. 12345579, in Canada 992887).



  • 2.2 L Ecotec L61 I4
  • 2.4 L LD9 I4
  • 3.4 L LA1 V6


  • 5-Speed Getrag F23 manual
  • 4-speed 4T40-E automatic
  • 4-speed 4T45-E automatic

Fuel Consumption

Chevrolet Alero Fuel Consumption

Safety Ratings


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