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2002 Volkswagen Jetta Question: synthetic oil

 

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tbra, Gasoline, West Yarmouth, MA, April 14, 2009, 01:05
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hi there

thanks for the advice, but i'm quite a novice when it comes to thees matters. what does synthetic oil really accomplish, because i thought i've been using the right oil all alone. if at all its the case of synthetic oil, where do i get it

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, April 15, 2009, 00:54
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    Synthetic oil withstands heat better than conventional oil and doesn't break down as quickly as conventional motor oil hence the longer service intervals being recommended by many car manufacturers. Many oil change franchise facilities, any auto parts store, independent repair shops and dealership all stock synthetic motor oil. Check your owners manual for the recommended grade of oil.

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