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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
Category: Hyundai
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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What oil do i need to put into my 2014 santa fee 18000 miles

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Hi what oil do i need to put into my 2014 santa fee 18000 miles the oil warning light has come on?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello can you tell me what engine size and fuel type this is please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2.3 Ltd diesel
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello OK you need a fully synthetic 5W30 such as Castrol Magnatec or Mobil 1 ESP 5W30
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
If I put 5w -40 in is that going to cause a problem? The warning light hasn't gone out?
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
hello 5W40 will do for a top up, you just pay a very small penalty in fuel economy how much extra have you added?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1 litre the engine warning light has now gone out.
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello OK, I'd check the dipstick with the car parked on level ground and after the engine has been stopped for at least 10 mins and add a further litre of the 5W30 if required if yours has no dipstick then there will be a service menu on the information centre that allows you to take a oil level measurement
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thanks
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
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