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the s3 is due an oil change

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by harvey01, May 31, 2012.

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    [May 31, 2012]
    hi all ive got to change my engine oil i use 10w40 but would 5w30 be better as this is what audi put in it ?
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    Think that grade is only good for low mileage cars tbh(5w30), i use 5w40 now as its thicker :)
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    yeah 5W40 fully synthetic is what i use too, at the moment it has Quantum platinum in it from Audi but i have this to go in it when i replace the oil pump soon
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    mine has 50k on the clock
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    Still a old car now mate. Use 5w40, i use to use 5w30 and my s3 used to use around 15 litres a year, no lie, swapped to 5w40 and i only need to top up half way through oil changes to jeep me going.
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    ok 5w40 it is i use fuch
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