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WHAT IS THE RECOMENDED OIL WEIGHT 96 TOOPER V6 3.2 4X4 AUTOMATIC. MOTOR HAS 300,000 MILES ?

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So, the correct weight is esactly what the manufacturer reccomends, regardless of miles. The idea of heavier weight after lots of miles, actually causes more damage.
If you have consumption issue, consider HIGH MILEAGE BLEND, I have witnessed reduction in consumption, without "thickeners". Casteroil and Valvoline make this oil, and it is semi synthetic..

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