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G Tec oil £22 Is it suitable?
#1
Hi folks,

As a new berlingo owner I'm just about to do my first oil and filters change.

I've just been to local pug dealer and was recomended,

Ultratec Gtec 2, 5/30 synthetic, GM-DEXOS2 / AECA C3

I have a 1.6 hdi 2007, before I go ahead I'm wondering if anyone else has used this and if it is suitable.

It seems like a very good price compared to other brands. I'm thinking it may be to good to be true.

Thanks... Dave
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#2
I would try opie oils, they do good deals on 5L oil. :-)

10/40w is £18.50 for 5L. I know that of the top of my head.

Oh just remembered. Halfords have their offer on until 12th June. £17.50 for 4L Magnatec Castrol. :-)
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#3
Hi,

I did notice those deals but was bewildered by choice.

I'm now not sure about the difference between the C2 and C3 grades. I was asured that the C3 I have bought would be better for the turbo and the dpf etc.

Does anyone know if this is the case...?

Thanks.... Dave
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#4
TBH....I think that unless the oil is compatible with NORM PSA PEUGEOT & CITROEN B71 2290 it would be
unsuitable for use in your engine. There are several manufacturers who make a suitable oil and I have listed
them in a previous post. Use of the wrong oil is one of the main reasons for turbo failure in this engine.
It is a false economy IMHO to scrimp on oil quality.
Please take a look at this thread and then you can make up your own mind.....

http://www.berlingoforum.co.uk/showthrea...3#pid18653
The Older I get the Better I Was!  Cool
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#5
Hi,

Thanks Jeffers, I've read that thread, and compared the total mc3 with the ultratec gtec-2 I bought from the Peugeot dealer. The numbers match perfectly so I guess this oil is another one to add to the list for the hdi.

Just need to get round to changing it now....Cool
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