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I have Allion 240 and done 122k milage, i have used toyota 10w30 oil and recently when the next service is reached oil level reduced a bit (just 2 cross marks reduced, one of my friend told me to use 15w40 oil instaed of 10w30, is this normal behavior and is there any 15w40 oil in toyota ? any suggestions of oil brands ?

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Yes, it is normal as the engine wears it tends to consume oil and you may have to shift to a thicker oil at some point. However, you have not mentioned  the oil changing interval but assuming it is 5000km or 6 months whichever comes first, two cross marks of oil consumption is not alarming. First make sure your PCV is working properly or get it cleaned if not done recently. Another thing to note is that Toyota does not produce their own oil but re-brand the produce from another specialized manufacturer. When I had my 121 with a mileage similar to yours I used M*b*l 15W-40.

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