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Old December 18th, 2018, 16:53   #13
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Originally Posted by IndigoBlueWagon View Post

The VM engine in the Ecodiesel suffered from FCA trying to get the last possible MPG out of it at launch and specifying a 5w30 oil instead of the 5w40 they've since switched to. With Rotella in the crankcase it seems to not suffer the bearing failures a few (emphasis on few) engines suffered with the lighter oil.
BITOG post says the oil for the new GM 3.0L is 0w-20. That one might be too much a leap of faith on GM engineering.
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