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Old 08-15-2017, 06:41 PM   #11
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If you look up what the oil spec is in your manual -WSSxxxxxx and then see what oils meet that spec you will find that synthetic blend or full synthetic oils meet that spec. I haven't found a conventional that does. You will be fine using full synthetic oil.
You are not looking very hard.
Valvoline conventional, Mobil conventional, Pennzoil conventional all meet the WSS-M2C946-A spec.

650NutKase's advice is spot on.
Just change when the OLM says to.
Me personally would change it every 5000 if using conventional just because turbos can be hard on motors, but that is another subject.
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You are right, I didn't look hard enough. Lol. I used the blend oil.
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Valvoline 5W-20 full synthetic in mine.
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What ever the dealer uses that's what is in my truck. I get 6 free oil changes with the purchase and I will pay them afterwards to change the oil. I'm getting lazy in my old age and the cost difference isn't worth the hassle to me.
I had the first oil change done at 1k miles to get all the crap out of the engine that may have been left from manufacturing and the metal from parts mating. These metal particles are too small for the filter to pick up.
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