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    I need to do an oil change/filter at the weekend.I am using VX 5w30.How often months/mileage is the oil good for?.Can anyone recommend a better oil or is this plenty good enough for the Vectra c 2.2 direct engine.

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    I need to do an oil change/filter at the weekend.I am using VX 5w30.How often months/mileage is the oil good for?.Can anyone recommend a better oil or is this plenty good enough for the Vectra c 2.2 direct engine.

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    5W/30 is what VX recommend. As for how often, general consensus on here seems to be that once a year or every 10,000 miles is adequate.

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    Every 10,000 miles according to the Haynes manual but a lot of people do it slightly before that to keep the engine in good shape for as long as possible. The Vauxhall oil isn't cheap stuff so you'll be fine with it.

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    VX recommend every 20k or 1 year, but sorry thats way too long IMO. 10k tops or evey 6 months is what I always recommend. At the moment in changing mine every 6 months which equals 4k for me. As far as a better oil goes use something like Mobil1 0/40.

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