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Old 12-24-2011, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by BigShark View Post
..... after I poured the oil in I realised I got the Mobile 1 5w-30 HIGH MILEAGE version. My car has 60,000 miles. Will this be an issue? Should I be concerned? Did I screw up???
I wouldn't lose sleep over it. You have a seal conditioner additive that is not needed, but I can't imagine it will hurt.

I see that oil has extra anti-wear additives as well - not sure if that is at the expense of something else that you would have got in regular Mobil 1 5W30.

The 0W40 would have been the best choice as it's the only Mobil 1 that meets BMW standards for long life, high temperature shear stress, and what-not.
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