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Recomended weight of diesel oil mazda 2200

Hello, trying to find the recomended weight of engine oil for a Mazda 2200 diesel engine, please let me know if you have any idea on this

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Diesel engine oil is usaly 15w40

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10w30 if you live up north and 15w40 if you live in the southern US.

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