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147 oil service?

hi everyone, im looking at taking my new alfa romeo which i bought 2 weeks ago (147 1.6 lusso 2003 model with 39k miles) to my local garage for engine service. could please tell me what oil to buy on the halfords oil section and car manual they recomed 10w40/5w40 and 0w40 semi senthetic or fully senthetic!! could u please tell me which one should i buy also it says the spark plugs only changed every 60k miles!! all the cars i owned in the past i av changed the plugs every year with oil shall i still change the plugs.please note driving the car over the past 2 weeks since i got it it only returns 26 mpg rather than the qouted 34 mpg in the books?cheers
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10w-40 semi synth oil is what you want. Low Mpg is probably dow to a broken Lambda.
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Originally Posted by superman25 View Post
...it says the spark plugs only changed every 60k miles!!
5-years/60000miles for the sparkplugs, so they should have been changed by now, but may not have been.

They are long-life NGK Platinum plugs
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