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Old 03-10-2004, 11:10 AM
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what oil grade to use?

Hi everone,
My dad just got a '95 S600 this past weekend. The records indicate that the oil was changed this past september and has 10/30 weight oil in it. I've heard that the S600 likes a heavier 10/40 or 10/50 weight. Which is the best to use?

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P.S. This may sound dumb, but does anyone know if it has a 4 or 5 speed transmission?

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Old 03-10-2004, 01:17 PM
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Do you have the owner's manual? This would be the most authoritative source. If you did not receive the owner's manual with the car, I believe you can still purchase them from MBNA.

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Old 03-10-2004, 08:12 PM
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W140 look at my post above. One guy said either 0w-40 or 15W-50, maybe the dealer would know?

btw I got the window working on my SDL today, and the trunk seal in. Progress is being made.
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Old 03-10-2004, 10:03 PM
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Cant go wrong with 140wt Gear Lube in the cold Conneticut temps!
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Old 03-10-2004, 10:08 PM
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Cant go wrong with 140wt Gear Lube in the cold Conneticut temps!
Actually a multi-grade 85W-140 would be more appropriate for cold environments. The 85W would be much better for those 10 degree early morning starts in New England; much easier on the cylinder bore/rings/bearings than straight 140W.

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