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Hi,month ago i change oil for my audi a6, 3.0tdi quattro to 5w 30 fully sinthetic,and now in dashboard comes emission control system light.i was in garage and they told me problem is oil after service goes to some system and they need to wash and change fuse because i have to use 5w40 oil.it is right? thanks

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Audi recommend 5/40 fully sythetic for this engine,30 is too thin. when engine is hot, you will use a lot of it.and will cause other problems.

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