[s-cars] 0w-40 for S6?

Theodore Chen tedebearp at yahoo.com
Sat Aug 6 13:06:34 EDT 2005

i'm curious, too.  i used castrol syntec 5W50 in my '92 S4 and
had a lot of lifter noise at idle.  mobil 10W30 and 15W50 were both
much better.


--- Taka Mizutani <t44tqtro at gmail.com> wrote:

> George-
> Can you elaborate on why you didn't like Mobil 1 in your S4?
> I've used Mobil 1 10W30 and 15W50 in both of my I-5 cars in the past
> without any issues. I used Castrol Syntec 5W50 in the 200 and had very
> loud lifter tapping on cold starts, went back to Mobil 1 and had no
> such issues. As such, I've preferred to use Mobil 1 in the I-5 cars-
> very little oil consumption as well.

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