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Re: Break-in period & oil

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From: David Bishop <dbisho1@ibm.net>

>I just got a 1999 A6 Quattro. Dealer says 7500 for first oil interval.
Seems a bit
>high to me. I was
>going to do a oil/filter change at 3750. Car came with factory break-in
>oil. Is 3750 too soon to switch it over to the Mobil-One 15w50 that I plan
to run
>during its lifetime ?

Why does it seem high to you? Machining methods and tolerances have greatly
improved in the last few decades....I'd follow there recomendations.

Having said that, many cars come factory filled with Mobil 1, so I don't
know what I'm talking about...but perhaps the factory does.

Steve Bigelow
Ottawa ON
1984 5000s "Audrey"