[Biturbos4] Synthetic oil - frequency of changes

Steven Lin steven at juniper.net
Wed Dec 3 12:46:41 PST 2008

Aurangzeb M. Agha wrote:
> Folks --
> I'm driving an '01 S4 in which I put in synthetic oil.  I've been changing 
> it ever 6K miles.  I just wanted to hear back from folks:
> 1.  Are you also using synthetic?
> 2.  If so, how often do you change your oil?

I use M1 0w40 but I may try the German-produced Castrol Syntec 0w30 next 
time if it's cheaper.

I have a low-mileage '00, 53K over 8 years, so I'm often on a time-based 
schedule.  I usually change it out every 6 months.

Steven Lin
Juniper Networks

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