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GM terrain: I changed the oil in my gfs terrain did everything

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Hi I changed the oil in my gfs terrain did everything how I'm supposed to and now she has list acceleration and the top end of the engine is ticking
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GMC
Expert:  Randy replied 1 year ago.
Hi, my name is ***** ***** certified automotive professional with over 25 years experience. I will be glad to assist you with this.
I am sorry to hear that happened. What type oil and filter did you use?
Did you use any other additives?
How many quarts of oil did you put in?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I used 5w 30 and the cartridge filter the car calls for no additives
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Aldo now I have noticed a loss of power and when u switch from automatic to manual the plus an minus button do not work
Expert:  Randy replied 1 year ago.
okay, if the engine detects a problem with the oil pressure it will cause those symptoms. I would try another oil filter first. I have seen oil filters that were defective. If the oil filter does not correct the issue then it will be a more serious problem.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Tried that already checking fuses now
Expert:  Randy replied 1 year ago.
okay, it may be coincidental and another issue just happened at the same time that you changed the oil. It will be good to check the obd system for codes.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It ran fine after I changed oil started today on her way home and scanned car no codes came up
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Like I said liss of acceleration
Expert:  Randy replied 1 year ago.
Okay, sorry about this, I am out of ideas. I will open the question and let the other experts take a look at it. Thank you for your patience.

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