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Low ash engine oil for 1.9JTDM?

Hi all,

Servicing the car at the weekend and hoping to rectify the 'preheating glow plugs not available message' too!

What is the best type of oil to use. Have read that it should be 5w30 low ash? Low ash makes sense because of the DPF etc.

Any thoughts, advice, experiences appreciated!

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Have you looked in your manual?
If you don't have one:

You'll probably find it is ACEA C2 5W30
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I had the exact same glow plugs warning so took it to a garage and it turned out to be the glow plugs main fuse that had gone. Simple fix.
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I've just gone with Castrol edge 5W 40, meets C2 or C3 can't rememeber which, but more interestingly meets the Fiat spec quoted in the manual, and its on offer in Halfords at the mo.

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