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Old 22 Aug 2010, 02:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Noticed my oil was a tad low yesterday so i topped it up with some decent
10w 40 semi synthetic but noticed that people use fully synthetic, eeek should you not use semi in an impreza and will it be harming my engine at present?

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Old 22 Aug 2010, 02:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Noticed my oil was a tad low yesterday so i topped it up with some decent
10w 40 semi synthetic but noticed that people use fully synthetic, eeek should you not use semi in an impreza and will it be harming my engine at present?

how much did you put in?and not great to mix fully with semi really no...
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Old 22 Aug 2010, 03:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Oil

Put in 1litre
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Old 22 Aug 2010, 03:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Put in 1litre
mmm thats quite a bit then mate?just dont cane the car and change it asap to be on the safe side id say
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Old 22 Aug 2010, 03:08 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Oil

Dont panic, People tend to use fully synth as it copes with the high temps on a turbo engine,
Do you know what oil was in before ?
any oil has to be better then none at all but as said mixing isnt great as you never know if they are ok together,
Might be worth a oil change so you know whats what and you have the same oil to top it up with.
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Old 22 Aug 2010, 03:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Oil

Yeah cheers i'll get an oil change done just to be on the safe side, but will it be alright driving normal for a couple of days ?
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Old 23 Aug 2010, 12:32 AM   #7 (permalink)
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should be fine just take it easy just to be safer than sorry eh,,??
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