[A4] Oil Break In....
boconnell at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 3 11:11:04 EST 2005
With as much paranoia as I am seeing in this thread,
I'd get any recommendation that seems illogical or
contrary to common sense in writing from the dealer.
It is amazing how little some people know that work
for dealerships (although more sales oriented than
--- Kent McLean <kentmclean at mindspring.com> wrote:
> Nicholas Stock wrote:
> > Guys, I always ran Mobil 1 in the last A4 so I
> have no problems
> > putting synthetic in...just wondering at what
> stage have the rings
> > bedded in (there's on 470 miles on the new one so
> far...) and also
> > all that metal crap floating around in the
> oil...I suppose I'm just
> > a little paranoid (for no particular reason!).
> Well, I'd follow Audi's recommendations. But if I
> were paranoid,
> I'd change it at 500 miles, 1000 miles, then to spec
> at 5000 miles.
> IANAL, but the one caveat would be to not assume it
> has regular
> dino oil in there. If it has synthetic and you
> switch to dino for
> "break in" purposes, and the spec says synthetic,
> you may screw
> yourself out of the warrantee. Confirm it with your
> Kent McLean
> '94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
> '89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke
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