[A4] No warm-up...?
caliban at sharon.net
Tue Nov 9 17:22:22 EST 2004
At 3:08 PM -0700 11/9/04, Quincy Chiang wrote:
>I'm not Joel, but basically when the engine can't get to full
>operating temp all the time, moisture and carbon deposit start to
>build up in the oil and the engine internals, causing the oil-sludge
>problem. Changing oil every 3K may be a little extreme, but you
>should definitely use synthetic oil.
ah, OK. i often use the car for tiny trips around SF, often
low speed,no time to warm up. i've been on mobil 1 since i went off
dealer servicing. i do those italian tune-ups though.
i'm probably selling my A4 soon anyway, and getting into a
volvo XC70 or allroad.
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