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Robert, UK Qualified Car Technician
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Hi i use 10w 40 instead of 5w 30

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Hi i use 10w 40 instead of 5w 30
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Robert replied 3 years ago.



Hopefully i can help..


Can you describe a little further in detail what you would like know or the problem you have?


What Mercedes - model and engine do you have?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Expert:  Robert replied 3 years ago.



Ok. so i gather its a sprinter van... Im still not fully sure what info your looking for but if i asume your asking on the which to use then usually recommended at the 5w30 more common /5w40 and must meet the OEM MB spec like 288.5 for example for 5w/30 - however too its is vital the oil you add is of spec too if the van is fitted with DPF "diesel particulate filter" and must be of a low ash content.and helps extent the life of the filter..I do hope this helps..If you need to ask anything else or include anything further then just continue before you rate..

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