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    Just had my 19cdti serviced, the garage put in 10/40 is this correct or should it be 5/30. CRap got 79000.

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    yes thats normal mate when they get up in milage they put thicker oil in as the engine parts will be slightly worn

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    10/40 is fine on a higher mileage car and vauxhall do recomend it.

    Saying that i have serviced family cars with over that mileage running on fully synthetic, So if yours is burning a bit the thicker oil will be better.

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    what oils recommended for a 2.2 dti with 104k on it?

    10/40 semi synth ok?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al 22 dti View Post
    what oils recommended for a 2.2 dti with 104k on it?

    10/40 semi synth ok?
    Yes and if higher mileage 15/40 diesel oil.

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    cheers.

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    Thanks guys for ur help, was going back to the garage in the morning but can't knock them now. Had a full service and engine flush 4 161.00 inc vat,got a full report happy days.

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