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Author Topic: 5w30 PD oil?  (Read 1825 times)

Offline brm

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5w30 PD oil?
« on: October 09, 2014, 12:26:50 PM »
May have been asked before but the search function is not working. I have a Galaxy Pd115 diesel 112k. Can I use a 5w30 which is Vw505.01 approved. Thanks in advance.

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Re: 5w30 PD oil?
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2014, 12:46:57 PM »
Howdy!

If it meets spec 505.01 then it should be fine, though I thought the usual oil viscosity for the PD was 5/40- see here.
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Re: 5w30 PD oil?
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2014, 01:04:17 PM »
Hi all the oils I have used in the past are 5w40 but we have started keeping this now in my work newbielink:http://totalengineoils.com/quartz-ineo-mc3-5w30/ [nonactive]

 

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