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post #7 of Old 09-14-2012
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Re: Advice on oil type sought

Definitely use a C rated oil. You should never use S oil in a diesel except in an emergency and it should be changed ASAP - the additive packages are very different.

Years ago most oils had dual ratings (SF/CD) and could be used in either but the formulations have changed dramatically since then and I know of no oil with dual ratings anymore.

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