Using the right oil to prolong DPF life

Please can you advise your readers to make sure the correct spec oil is being used in thier cars. I have a shiny 2012 Subaru Outback [Diesel].

Both the main dealer and the UK agents were unsure about which oil to use. My Car is a diesel and requires a 0W-30 to C2 or C3 spec. Maybe this is why DPF filters seem to die young.

I also wish to recommend

Their sales guy really understood his stuff, and I have saved an easy £50 by supplying my "own" oil for the 1st service. Approved, correct grade, Motul quality.

Asked on 16 August 2012 by Jezza

Answered by Honest John
Too right. Incorrect engine oil creates too much ash and leads to the demise of the DPF.
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