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      01-14-2013, 09:10 AM   #102
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can someone explain me something.
On BMW official website mobil 5w30 is not in the recommended list

"BMW Long-life rating LL-01 Approved Synthetic Oils for the US Market:

Castrol Syntec European Formula SAE 0W-30
Mobil 1 SAE 0W-40
Pennzoil Platinum European Formula Ultra SAE 5W-30
Valvoline SynPower SAE 5W-30"


the user manual recommend castrol oil 5w30 but that oil is not an LL01

So which one should I use?
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