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    Quote Originally Posted by foama View Post
    If an ignition coil were shot, it would not run acceptably.

    My experience with additives for the fuel has shown they benefit the industry more than the car.
    If the fuel is too low octane and knocks, the sensor tells the ECU and it adjusts accordingly. Pinging noises are not normal. Did you buy it new?

    If you live in the northern parts, say Rockhampton or higher, 10w 30 doesn't seem too thick. Try to get an oil compliant with ILSAC GF-5 and change it timely. See the owners manual.
    When I bought the car it had 138.000 km, it now has 149.000 km. For the next oil change maybe I will try 0w-20 or 5w20 its one of the recommended ones in many websites, and when I search 10w30 it says that the oil does not fit my car, weird...

    I think ill never buy a car from a toyota dealership ever again...



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    Quote Originally Posted by Ovan View Post
    When I bought the car it had 138.000 km, it now has 149.000 km. For the next oil change maybe I will try 0w-20 or 5w20 its one of the recommended ones in many websites, and when I search 10w30 it says that the oil does not fit my car, weird...

    I think ill never buy a car from a toyota dealership ever again...


    If regular maintenance was done properly and timely, 150 000km makes it an almost new engine. You may want to check out a VW50400 compliant oil. It is 100% PAO and Ester based, and also has the highest level of protection against wear and carbon deposits. It is officially a longlife oil that often last more than twice as long as usual, so it is definitely still OK when changed at normal intervals.
    see: https://online.lubrizol.com/relperftool/pc.html



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