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10w 40 oil ok to use for my 3.0 cab?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by drewbee, Dec 25, 2009.

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    [Dec 25, 2009]
    ive got some of this oil lying around and since my car is telling me the oil level is low, can i use this? im geting a service in a few weeks so it will only be temporay.

    the oil is from Total, Quartz 7000, high performance synthetic based.
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    It would be ok to top up no more than 1L and just on a temporary basis. You do more dammage running the engine short of oil than running a semi synthetic/thicker oil for a few weeks if you dont drive at high speeds or use the motor to tow heavy loads.
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