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HELLO HELLO,

got two questions. First one has already been discussed but it seems like I can't find a definitive answer; I'm looking forward to do my own oil change since I worked in a oil Change specialist garage for 3 years, but I am not able to find all the information needed. I found that it's probably better to get 5w40 in the engine since it's pretty much running HOT like hell and its break oil viscosity fast. But there is a big BUT: in my owner's manual, it says you can use 5w40 or 5w30 on one page, and on the other it says oil need to be ACEA A5 or above compatible. From what I know, 5w40 oil CAN't be ACEA A5 approved. I just don't know what to do. Use a 5w30 ACEA A5 compatible oil and possibly get premature wear and tear, or get some 5w40 ACEA A3 that are not compatible from what it says in the owner's manual. That books is kind of BS, it says something on one hand, and something else on the other.

Second question is simpler. I saw a lot of post about blown engines on 2012 models i should say. Does the problem as been addressed on 2014 models or the reliability is not better. If it's not better, what can I do to reduce the chance of a blown engine (I saw some partial information on some posts like adding additive the the fuel,etc.)

Thank you in advance for the responses
 

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HELLO HELLO,

got two questions. First one has already been discussed but it seems like I can't find a definitive answer; I'm looking forward to do my own oil change since I worked in a oil Change specialist garage for 3 years, but I am not able to find all the information needed. I found that it's probably better to get 5w40 in the engine since it's pretty much running HOT like hell and its break oil viscosity fast. But there is a big BUT: in my owner's manual, it says you can use 5w40 or 5w30 on one page, and on the other it says oil need to be ACEA A5 or above compatible. From what I know, 5w40 oil CAN't be ACEA A5 approved. I just don't know what to do. Use a 5w30 ACEA A5 compatible oil and possibly get premature wear and tear, or get some 5w40 ACEA A3 that are not compatible from what it says in the owner's manual. That books is kind of BS, it says something on one hand, and something else on the other.

Second question is simpler. I saw a lot of post about blown engines on 2012 models i should say. Does the problem as been addressed on 2014 models or the reliability is not better. If it's not better, what can I do to reduce the chance of a blown engine (I saw some partial information on some posts like adding additive the the fuel,etc.)

Thank you in advance for the responses
This has been covered extensively. Just look around the forum some.
 
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