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      02-21-2017, 10:26 AM   #1
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Liqui Moly 5w - 40 LL01

Gents i have a 2010 320d that has no DPF, i was informed the LL04 that i presently use for the diesel is related to vehicles with the DPF.

At my location Castrol is available but i was looking at options. Just checking if it would be possible to use the Liqui Moly 5w - 40 LL01 in my particular engine. FYI my car is not my daily driver so it will never exceed over 6k-km per year.
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      02-21-2017, 05:24 PM   #2
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Yes, it sounds like LL-01 is fine since LL-04 is specifically related to the DPF as noted here:

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/pdfs/BMW-O...s-and-Recs.pdf

Edit: also, look at the last 2 pages in that PDF. That might answer questions for your specific engine.
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Yes, it sounds like LL-01 is fine since LL-04 is specifically related to the DPF as noted here:

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/pdfs/BMW-O...s-and-Recs.pdf

Edit: also, look at the last 2 pages in that PDF. That might answer questions for your specific engine.
Thanks for info provided. The supplier informed me they can also get the following 5w-30 ACEA C3 ; API SN ; API CF ; BMW Longlife-04.

But i would prefer to use the 5w-40 due to the high temp at my location.
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      02-21-2017, 09:46 PM   #4
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I'd stick with LL04, more suited to carry contaminants that diesel engine throws at it, it's not only about dpf
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      02-22-2017, 08:51 PM   #5
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Liqui moly is very good stuff. better then castrol.
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