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Old 10-23-2001, 03:38 PM
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I asked my mechanic the same question when I was pondering the conversion and he replied that if I switched back to dino oil right away, the leaking caused by the synthetic oil *should* stop.

When I switched from dino to synthetic in my '89 300E last year, I had no leaks. My brother has a '77 280E and he recently switched as well, with no problems. From what I have heard it is basically a gamble, although the odds seem to be on your side. Good luck!
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