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Engine Oil Change


tilvin
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Hi Friends,

I bought a car recently which has a good condition engine. Unfortunately the previous owner has used Castrol Gtx 20w50 engine oil, without any possible reason. When I service the car next time, will it be possible to use Castrol 20W40 instead of high viscosity oil? Will it cause any issues?

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What do you mean, unfortunately?

GTX 20w50 is a fairly Ok formulation for hot SL Conditions, I run my Forester on that and previously I ran a Nissan P11 also with absolutely no issues.

Agree with VVti.. probably your engine is in good condition because he used a quality oil.. :) you can try with a bit thinner oil if you really want to. As long as it dsnt burn..you should be ok.. if it does.. go back to previous grade..

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