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Can you mix different oil viscosities?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Ben S3 8P3, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Ben S3 8P3
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    I presume what is in my car now is 5w30. Im about to top the oil up but everyone has advised to use 5w40.

    Will mixing these be ok?

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    Ben
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    Does help if you advise of the year & engine.
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    And also after looking, everywhere seems to advertise 5w40 as turbo diesel oil?
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    Sorry its a 2009 8P3 S3
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    5w30 castrol edge, dont mic viscosities.
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