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About super unleaded and unleaded fuel

Hi my car is 1996 mercury mystique and it says on the fuel geage unleaded only and the oxygen senser is not working so at least until i change the oxygen senser if i use super unleaded fuel does it ok ?is there any benefit to the engine that i use the super from the normal fuel ?

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Hi,some manufacturers recomend either super or regular unleded ,the diference is the octane rating ,this will not afect your motor but you allways should stay with the factory recomendations......

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