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Re: 20 hours on diesel this summer. change oil or not?

If you look at most new boat/car/truck/motorbike etc etc engine service requirements, you will usually see the intervals of oil change in miles/kilometres/hours and a time period followed by "whichever comes first"......

The reason for the time period is as others have stated regarding acidity in the oil possibly doing damage while just sitting.....


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