Originally Posted by 335dM
DRIVE IT like you stole it all of the time! Wait for WOT before revving it!
Wait a few minutes before shutting it down !
This is quite true about diesels. Problem with winter is the traction and everyone on the highway driving like Canadians.
The engine needs loading. I would suspect that the 2 litre diesel has fewer problems since the engine would see higher average load for normal driving.