Switching from dino to synth - lifter prob?

Todd Young auditodd at comcast.net
Thu Jan 15 21:44:24 EST 2004


Single Malt wrote:
> I decided to take my 01 S4 to an indy before my factory warranty expires (1k
> left!) to check things out ...
> As they were dumping oil from my boost tubes, I asked if they could tell if it
> was dino or synth oil (since I had just switched to synth a thousand miles
> ago).  Both the service advisor and the mechanic said to switch back to dino
> immediately.  They were quite clear that I *would* have lifter problems (their
> words: "every time").
> Does any one have any information about this??

Todd Young
7079 Dawn Ave. E.
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

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